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flats feel/look

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by MCBTunes, Mar 22, 2005.


  1. whats the difference in feel to the fingers and look of flats over rounds?
     
  2. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    Flats are completely smooth (no finger noise) and are of varying degrees of higher tension.
     
  3. they arent actually flat though are they? its just a round string that is smooth?
     
  4. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    Yup.
     
  5. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    The outermost wrapping is flat, so when wrapped around the string they don't have ridges.
     
  6. FireAarro

    FireAarro

    Aug 8, 2004
    austr-
    They feel stickier than rounds though, due to higher friction caused by more surface contacting you.