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Classic/Black low tension or Classic/Red? Which is the mellower set?
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Augustine basses:

Black- low tension
Red- medium tension
Blue- high tension

Augustine nylon trebles:

Classic- med-low tension (more like medium, to me)
Imperial- higher tension
Regal- highest tension

To me the Classic/Black set would be the mellowest.
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Old 11-24-2022, 10:32 AM
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Augustine basses:

Black- low tension
Red- medium tension
Blue- high tension

Augustine nylon trebles:

Classic- med-low tension (more like medium, to me)
Imperial- higher tension
Regal- highest tension

To me the Classic/Black set would be the mellowest.
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You are welcome, Barry. The Augustine Classic trebles are sweet sounding- especially the first string- to me. I tend to like fairly low tension strings
though, so YMMV.
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Low tension are definitely the mellowest, but the feel is quite different.

I like to use regular or even high tension and control the mellow factor with my hands. For a guy like me who doesn't have amazing technique, I find a higher tension string actually gives me more dynamic range.
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