View Full Version : String recommendation for KoAloha tenor (high g)

10-20-2017, 03:21 PM
I've found I'm not a fan of low g on my KoAloha koa tenor and I've tried Worth high g but then it's way to bright. The Ukulele Site said KoAloha puts low g on their ukes because they are very bright instruments. Any recommendations on strings that can produce a warm tone? I have Mahana strings on my Pono, and I like the tone but the strings are too fat, so I'm looking for something around the size of Aquila's or Worths. I mainly strum (can't pick at all). My first post! Thanks

10-20-2017, 05:42 PM
Which Worths did you try -- Clear or Brown?

10-20-2017, 06:32 PM
Clears (both high and low g)

10-20-2017, 09:32 PM
Hi, uke_of_earl!

The difference may made by the materials. Fluoro-carbon has more density and smaller in diameter than Nylon.

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Which material do you prefer?

Croaky Keith
10-20-2017, 10:39 PM
I found fluorocarbons to be less bright than nylgut, so maybe give a set a try.

(Personally, I use Living Water strings on my (Kala) acacia uke.)

10-21-2017, 01:31 AM
uku1950 recommends Nylgut (see the figure below).

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Croaky Keith
10-21-2017, 02:00 AM
uku1950 recommends Nylgut

No, I'm recommending using/trying fluorocarbon strings. :)

10-21-2017, 02:16 AM
No, I'm recommending using/trying fluorocarbon strings. :)

haha! sorry Kieth. mistake. ^^