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string question

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by nasaldischarges, Jun 26, 2005.

  1. nasaldischarges


    Jun 11, 2005
    i may sound like a total moron, but what are groundwound strings and what are compression strings
  2. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Groundwound strings are roundwounds that they grind down to where they feel like flatwound strings. Compression strings are the same, except instead of grinding them they compress the metal until it's flat.