Help with string identification (maybe TI flats?)

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by bherman, Nov 29, 2012.


  1. bherman

    bherman Supporting Member

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    Hi all - found a set of "orphan" strings on my shelf - flats with lavender silk on both ends. I did have a set of TI's at one point and am wondering if this is them. Definitely not purple but light lavender.

    Thx for the help!
  2. jmlee

    jmlee Catgut? Not funny. Supporting Member

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    TI flats have red silk I think. Trying to picture my Fenders in my head...
  3. jasper383

    jasper383 Supporting Member

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    Flats with lavender silk on both ends? Pyramids.
  4. Luckydog

    Luckydog Supporting Member

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  5. Root 5

    Root 5

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    I think they're GHS Precision flats.

    Pix would help the most.
  6. Root 5

    Root 5

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    Actually change that! GHS are silked only on the tuner end.

    Maybe Optima Maxima strings? They're kind of purple-ey.
  7. jasper383

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  8. gary m

    gary m

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    GHS = purple. Pyramids = lavender.
  9. bherman

    bherman Supporting Member

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    Thanks much! Forgot that I had them!

    Ben
  10. gary m

    gary m

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    No problem! Pyramids are fantastic strings...enjoy!
  11. Root 5

    Root 5

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    Yep, I agree. Pyramids!

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