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compression/pressure wound 6 string set options ?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by teleharmonium, Jan 22, 2006.


  1. teleharmonium

    teleharmonium

    Dec 2, 2003
    Anybody know where a guy could get a 6 string set of the compression wound variety ? They're actually for a 5 string Ric which I play with a high C string, so in the past I have bought 6 string sets and given away the low B. I'm also open to relatively bright, lower tension flats, I guess, but you don't often see them in 6 string sets, or as singles where you can get a string at around .030.
    I have tried Ken Smith Compressors and SIT Silencers on a 4 string Ric and liked them both pretty well, so I'd like to get into something like that on the 5. Where to turn ?
     
  2. amper

    amper

    Dec 4, 2002
    US
    Fodera.
     
  3. Chasarms

    Chasarms Casual Observer

    May 24, 2001
    Bettendorf, IA USA
    Ken Smith compressors are always packed in 4 string sets, and the B and/or C is sold seperately.

    Just Strings or the like will have the 4 string set as well as the individual string to add to it. I just ordered a set of compressors and a tapered B to go with it.

    They were there in just a few days.
     
  4. teleharmonium

    teleharmonium

    Dec 2, 2003
    Thanks. I'm happy to get the Compressors, I hadn't noticed they had the singles available.