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Help with string ID

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by piubass, Feb 13, 2016.

  1. piubass


    Feb 13, 2016
  2. Sam Dingle

    Sam Dingle Supporting Member

    Aug 16, 2011
    The red ones are D'Addario hellicore pizzicato strings. The blue one I don't know.
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  3. The ones with the red and gold wraps are D'Addario Helicore Pizzicato, which are cheaper Spirocore copies.

    The one with the blue wrap looks like a Chinese shipping string.
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  4. piubass


    Feb 13, 2016
    Cool thank you! I was expecting they were ALL chinese crap (I haven't mounted them yet). So I guess the red rings were added later by the former owner?
  5. My guess is that they replaced the stock strings with a full set of Helicores, one of the Helicores broke, and they replaced it with whatever they had or could buy cheaply.
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