Ha, well I'm a cheapskate, so unless they are really abysmal I'll stick with the stock ones. I have no idea what those might be.
Originally Posted by Down Up Dick
As for tunings, assuming I manage to actually make this purchase, I plan to stick with Gg,Cc,ee,aa. I've already relearned some of the old mando pieces on uke. The fourths vs fifths tunings between uke and mando do give slightly different chord voicings, but I'm getting too old to switch around all the time.
I think the 8 string will sound nice for this. On some pieces I even play with a thick jazz guitar pick, on the regular 4 string so far.
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