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srpompon
10-31-2013, 04:13 PM
This is high-g ?

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in my ukes, martin, koaloha, etc all the strings look similar, but in all koolau in HMS the strings look strange .... is a mix of strings like 3 fluos and a Aquila in the C?

thanks!

Ivan

eqt2010
10-31-2013, 04:19 PM
It's wound C string.

srpompon
10-31-2013, 04:29 PM
It's wound C string.

thanks eqt2010!! ... I am to new in ukes... can you explain me what is a wound C? i do some searchs and reading opinions about wound C but not a explain of what is...


thanks again!

RichM
10-31-2013, 04:44 PM
thanks eqt2010!! ... I am to new in ukes... can you explain me what is a wound C? i do some searchs and reading opinions about wound C but not a explain of what is...


thanks again!

If you looked closely, you would see that the C string is wound with fine metal wire, like this:

http://www.l2pnet.com/sites/default/files/stainlesssteelroundwound%20032313.jpg

as opposed to the other strings, which are probably solid nylon or flourocarbon.