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String ID question?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Chasarms, Dec 13, 2005.


  1. Chasarms

    Chasarms Casual Observer

    May 24, 2001
    Bettendorf, IA USA
    Any one know which nickel flatwounds have bright blue, sort of royal blue, silks? The balls are color coded if that helps.
     
  2. PunkerTrav

    PunkerTrav

    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA
    Chromes maybe?
     
  3. Groundloop

    Groundloop

    Jun 21, 2005
    Toronto
    Color coded ball ends = D'Addario

    add the blue silk you have D'Addario Chrome flats.
     
  4. Chasarms

    Chasarms Casual Observer

    May 24, 2001
    Bettendorf, IA USA
    Thanks. I just bought a Modulus Genesis fretless and these were on it. I like them pretty well, but not as well as TI jazz flats.

    My real beef is that they are too short to properly extend past the nut. Anyone know how to tell if they are long or superlong scale? I'm guessing it is by the ball colors, but I don't know the proper colors.
     
  5. Groundloop

    Groundloop

    Jun 21, 2005
    Toronto
    The color codes won't help. E's are gold, A's are red etc.

    I happen to have a set of regular and super longs here. From the ball (including the ball) to the start of the silk is 38" on the super long, 36.5" on the regular long.

    I like the Chromes. Some people don't like the higher tension but I've got a pretty heavy right hand attack so it's a good match for me.