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Hexagonal core

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Micolao, Nov 6, 2005.

  1. Micolao


    Sep 7, 2005
    Can you please tell me the advantages of an hexagonal core in the string?
  2. cdef


    Jul 18, 2003
    Hex core wire is supposed to make the windings less prone to slippage. It does also make the string somewhat stiffer, i.e. less supple, which some find desirable.
  3. A stiffer string should be good when tuning down
  4. Micolao


    Sep 7, 2005
    Well...this is great for me! :hyper:
    I play DADG. ;)
  5. chaosMK


    May 26, 2005
    Albuquerque, NM
    Hi-fi into an old tube amp
    Lo Riders play noticeably different from other types of strings. In the end I felt like they werent a great choice for metal.