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tension of long scale vs normal scale strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by chilliwilli, Nov 12, 2005.

  1. chilliwilli


    Aug 17, 2005
    if you have the exact same type of string but one in long scale and one in normal scale and you cut them both to the same size before wrapping them aroudn your posts will the tension still differ?
  2. Blues Cat

    Blues Cat Payson Fanned Bass Strings Owner Supporting Member Commercial User

    May 28, 2005
    Katy, Tx
    Payson Fanned Bass Strings Owner
    No. It might be hard to wrap the long scale around a short scale post however.