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Old 09-22-2022, 06:28 PM
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Default $24 a pack strings

If I buy strings that are not in sealed packaging, I store them in either an airtight bin or a ziplock bag. I use mostly GHS and Lowden strings these days so packaging hasn’t been a problem but I can understand them shifting to more environmentally friendly packaging as time goes on.
BTW - the Lowden strings are on the pricey side too but they offer discounts and they last a good long while. Not sure how they compare with Santa Cruz though.
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Old 09-22-2022, 06:45 PM
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..but it looks like they've updated the packaging --
Ah ha. Guess I've had an older set of Santa Cruz strings sitting around for too long.
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Old 09-22-2022, 07:19 PM
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Yours came with fairy dust? Mine came individually wrapped, but no fairy dust.
What a rip.
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Old 09-23-2022, 12:17 AM
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You think that's expensive, strings direct herein the UK have just started to stock individual D’Addario XS strings at between £5.50 and £7 each. If you wanted to construct your own custom set it would be over £30!!!
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Old 09-23-2022, 07:30 AM
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I think I'd rather buy 3-4 packs of D'addarios for that $24.
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Old 09-23-2022, 10:58 AM
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$24 a set? SCGC can come install them for me. Sheesh.
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Old 09-23-2022, 01:36 PM
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They are expensive but they sound great and they last a long time. That is my experience. I have had no issues with the packaging.
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