Wondering about the effect of winding gauges

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  1. NoBlackTShirts

    NoBlackTShirts

    Feb 23, 2010
    Hello.

    I'm wondering about the effect of different gauges of exterior winding wire on the behavior of round-wound strings. For instance, and I'm just making this up, suppose a "fine thread" winding provides a genteel purr and a "coarse thread" winding provides gozanga.

    Is there any scholarship on this question?
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  2. lz4005

    lz4005

    Oct 22, 2013
    Tone, not so much. Feel, definitely.
    My experience is that thinner exterior winding tends to make the string feel more flexible.
     
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