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Light gauge tapewounds

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by gypsygeek, Feb 27, 2006.

  1. gypsygeek


    Jan 29, 2006
    Can anyone recommend a brand/source for light-gauge tapewounds? The only thing I can find locally are the Fenders. I'd like a set with a .100 or less E string for my ABG.

  2. Gorgula


    Oct 16, 2002
    So Cal
    Do you want a < .100 E string for lower tension or is there some sort of diameter constraint at your bridge/nut?
  3. gypsygeek


    Jan 29, 2006
    The manufacturer recommended I don't go any higher than a .100, plus I've had some issues fitting anything bigger through the bridge. The pins fit too tighly for the wraps at the ball end to snug up into the bridge plate like they should.
  4. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    Status Graphite's tapes have an E that's just a hair over at .105

    select your currency => on-line shop => strings => Black Nylon :)

    I have a set on a Rob Allen. They're about ½-way between Rotosound's
    thud and LaBella's zing