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Old 07-31-2018, 10:25 AM
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Interesting conclusion. I always found that the KR116 set trebles didn't have the depth of tone that I get with carbon strings. And that's what I like.

I'm currently using Knobloch CX carbons and very happy with the carbon trebles.
I'm sampling different string sets with my new Dupont MCC30--So far I think I like the Knobloch CX carbons the best, I prefer a hard tension and the mediums in these seem to be as stiff as the hards I've tried in the other brands. Not sure if I want to sample the hard tension in the CX's or not? I still have a couple of other brands that I'm auditioning too.
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Old 07-31-2018, 01:55 PM
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I'm sampling different string sets with my new Dupont MCC30--So far I think I like the Knobloch CX carbons the best, I prefer a hard tension and the mediums in these seem to be as stiff as the hards I've tried in the other brands. Not sure if I want to sample the hard tension in the CX's or not? I still have a couple of other brands that I'm auditioning too.
Yeah, I currently have the medium tension too as I have put them on my mother-in-law's guitar.

At home I have a high tension packet waiting to be put on my guitar so I'll be able to compare. My personal guitar currently has Hannabach Goldin. They have a nice feel and are a bit more flexible than the other carbon strings I have played of similar tension. The Goldin's have nice tension across the trebles. I hate sets that have a 1st string with a tension that is out of balance with the 2nd and 3rd strings (Savarez Alliance, Daddario carbons).
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Old 09-16-2018, 03:57 PM
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Here is another interesting set I might try soon. Total tension is 115lbs, that is only 12lbs more than the string I have been using for years (Hannahback 815 super high tension at 102.1lbs) and these are made of phosphor bronze material.

https://www.stringsbymail.com/optima...set-18931.html
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Old 09-17-2018, 01:01 AM
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Here is another interesting set I might try soon. Total tension is 115lbs, that is only 12lbs more than the string I have been using for years (Hannahback 815 super high tension at 102.1lbs) and these are made of phosphor bronze material.

https://www.stringsbymail.com/optima...set-18931.html
I reckon it might be a bridge too far.

Why not just try the Thomastik Infeld KF110 set, which are steel strings made for a classical guitar.
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Old 09-17-2018, 11:46 AM
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I reckon it might be a bridge too far.

Why not just try the Thomastik Infeld KF110 set, which are steel strings made for a classical guitar.
I did. Read some of my other post on this thread.
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Old 09-17-2018, 02:41 PM
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I did. Read some of my other post on this thread.
Sorry, I think this thread has been round and resurfaced and I'd forgotten.

How about Newtone heritage strings 10-43:

https://newtonestrings.com/shop/heri...stic-6-string/
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Old 09-20-2018, 03:01 PM
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Hmm, interesting. I might have to give those a try as well. I like to tinker with stuff so this is as much of that as it is anything. I strung the Taylor up with the Optimas today and I am not imoressed at all. I will give them a few days to settle in for a final judgment.
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