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G+D: golden spiral vs. olivs

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by lin fung, Oct 19, 2002.

  1. lin fung

    lin fung Supporting Member

    Oct 9, 2002
    Taipei, Taiwan
    I want to try gut G and D strings. Although I've heard that olivs have a great tone, I've also heard that they can have an unreasonably short life and can be a tuning hassle.
    The quinn violin website describes the golden spirals as "durable". Do they have an appreciably longer life and stability of tuning? How does the tone and feel compare?
  2. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
    These strings have been discontinued recently.
    I suggest you contact Chris Quinn about this.
    I think you should forget about them, sorry.