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The MYSTERY String, Help ID

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by CelinderMotoMan, Feb 21, 2008.


  1. CelinderMotoMan

    CelinderMotoMan Banned

    Apr 4, 2007
    Flint, Mi.
    I went to Elderly and played this no name Upright from the 50's, the strings were nice but no one could tell me what they were. They felt like nylon but were wrapped like a metal roundwound string. They had less tension that flatwounds but more than gut (and they certainly weren't gut).They have yellow silk wrapping at the bridge. 110U-5172_bridge-tailpiece. Anyone know?
     
  2. AMJBASS

    AMJBASS Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2002
    Ontario, Canada
    They appear to be Velvet Compas 360.
     

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