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Kurtulele
07-26-2015, 06:08 AM
I thought this *might* deserve a seperate thread.
My Concert uke has regular high g type strings- re-entrant.

If I put a low G set- will the nut slot be to narrow to accept the Low G?
I'd def go with an unwound Nylgut low g.

Recstar24
07-26-2015, 06:11 AM
With an unwound low g, it is a strong possibility that the nut slot will be too narrow if it was setup for a high g string. Unwound low g strings are sizably wider than high g strings.

Wound low g strings are closer in diameter to high g strings, and are a safer choice regarding proper sizing with nut slots originally setup for high g strings.

Kurtulele
07-26-2015, 06:14 AM
With an unwound low g, it is a strong possibility that the nut slot will be too narrow if nnit was setup for a high g string. Unwound low g strings are sizably wider than high g strings.

Wound low g strings are closer in diameter to high g strings, and are a safer choice regarding proper sizing with nut slots originally setup for high g strings.

I just noticed A. Nylgut Concert Fifths come with 2 wound strings (one being the low G).
So perhaps I should try the wound low G.

Kurtulele
07-26-2015, 06:37 AM
So NOW what I think I'll do is this:
just buy a single Aquila woung low G and pop it on.

Any comments on that?

I understand it's a fairly common change to make from a standard re-entrant tuned Uke.

Recstar24
07-26-2015, 06:42 AM
You got it! Should be an easy transition.

Kurtulele
07-26-2015, 07:26 AM
You got it! Should be an easy transition.
Thanks. I like to start off fairly basic.

UkerDanno
07-26-2015, 08:39 AM
easiest transition is to just say no to low G! :shaka:

Kurtulele
07-27-2015, 04:10 AM
easiest transition is to just say no to low G! :shaka:

How is that a transition?
I don't strum or sing, so I think a lower string would be good.
ALSO- don't make the mistake and assume I give a damn about tradition! :)