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Old 09-13-2012, 10:43 AM
mchalebk mchalebk is offline
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Originally Posted by zabdart View Post
You might consider a set of silk and steel strings, which have a much lighter gauge and less string tension, and therefore don't hurt the fingers as much. I knew a girl in college who did just that, and she was very happy with it.
This would be my suggestion as well.

I did try ball end nylon strings on a steel string recently and the high E string kept popping out of the nut slot. You will almost certainly need to widen the nut slots for the treble strings to make this work, and then the nut will be no good if you switch back to steel strings.
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