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Old 01-04-2021, 02:53 PM
Steve DeRosa Steve DeRosa is offline
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Originally Posted by BoneDigger View Post
...I think I'd like to tame the brightness just a little, so I'm going to try some Monel strings first then go from there.
Monel 13's, beat the snot out of it (it's "Play Along with Freddie Green" time ) daily for the next 3-4 months to loosen things up - IME archtops take longer to break in initially, and continue to break in over a far longer period (don't forget that the life of orchestral strings is measured in centuries) - and you should have a real sweetie there...
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