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Roll you own?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by JAdamCotterBass, Sep 30, 2013.


  1. JAdamCotterBass

    JAdamCotterBass Banned

    Sep 29, 2013
    Any information around on how to wind your own strings?
     
  2. Hi.

    Plenty for guts, not so much for metal strings.

    Why do You seek that information?
    AFAIK (as a BEng Mech.) the wire material for guitar/bass strings is very hard to obtain in quantities less than tens (/hundreds?) of kilogram spools.
    You'd need at least two core gauges and two winding gauges for a regular 4 string set.
    More balanced result comes from carefully selected gauges for both though.

    TBer knuckle head might be able to shed some insight on the matter ;).

    Regards
    Sam
     
  3. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Commercial User

    Jul 28, 2006
    LA California
    The Brains: FretNation.com
     

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