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iamesperambient
11-30-2013, 10:16 AM
http://m.guitarcenter.com/Item/Default.aspx?itemno=2324510&source=4WWRWXGP&gclid=CIT7rve2jbsCFSbNOgodJQUAxw&kwid=productads-plaid%5e43606604324-sku%5e107628893%40ADL4GC-adType%5ePLA-device%5em-adid%5e27124307562&urx=1

has anyone seen or know about these?
seems interesting...

UncleMoon
11-30-2013, 10:26 AM
I think I read in a thread here several months ago that Aldrine plays T2's on his uke. I have a set on my tenor - I'm not a real fan, but they don't suck.

sukie
11-30-2013, 10:36 AM
I used T2s on my Moore Bettah concert for about 3 years. I was a big fan. Right now I am using Savarez and I'm a big fan.

Yes, Aldrine uses T2s.

mm stan
11-30-2013, 12:02 PM
I perfer Savarez too...less tension and nice comfort and tone...

bborzell
11-30-2013, 12:12 PM
Tried them on my MP. Never felt/sounded right.

mascompro
11-30-2013, 12:22 PM
I was not a fan, they just never sounded right on my ukes, and didn't care for the tension, but each their own, YMMV

Doc_J
11-30-2013, 01:29 PM
Ko'olau Alohi's are the same material (Plain Monofilament) as T2's. I like the Alohi's with a wound 3rd.
They feel great, very smooth. My issue is they constantly needed tuning adjustments.

Ko'olau Alohi's
4th G – .032 Plain Monofilament
3rd C – .041 Plain Monofilament
2nd E – .033 Plain Monofilament
1st A – .029 Plain Monofilament
See more at:http://koolauukulele.com/products-page/strings/


For D'addario T2's they use the same string for G and A.
4th G – .029 Plain Monofilament
3rd C – .041 Plain Monofilament
2nd E – .033 Plain Monofilament
1st A – .029 Plain Monofilament

http://www.daddario.com/DADProductDetail.Page?ActiveID=3769&productid=261&productname=EJ87T_Titanium_Ukulele__Tenor

UkeKiddinMe
11-30-2013, 01:31 PM
I have tried them. I don't love the tension, but I do think they sound very nice.

strumsilly
11-30-2013, 01:37 PM
I like them. I get the Alohi's from HMS. You can get either one or 2 wound bases. My pono bari was buzzing slightly on the treble strings, so I put the Alohi on, no buzzing. the trebles are much thicker than the Martin's I had on. I think they sound fine, and I like the thicker strings.

iamesperambient
11-30-2013, 03:03 PM
I have tried them. I don't love the tension, but I do think they sound very nice.

im confused are they metal plated strings? i was under the impression titanium is a form of metal? im guessing its like the aquila red series how their copper coated? ill check em out when its time to restring my concert.

sukie
11-30-2013, 04:22 PM
im confused are they metal plated strings? i was under the impression titanium is a form of metal? im guessing its like the aquila red series how their copper coated? ill check em out when its time to restring my concert.

Metal plated? No.

Fluorocarbon I think. Since switching to Savarez, I think the T2s are just too thick.

iamesperambient
11-30-2013, 04:46 PM
Metal plated? No.

Fluorocarbon I think. Since switching to Savarez, I think the T2s are just too thick.

oh ok. kind of ...false advertising using the term 'titanium" i just think of a giant ship made of titanium and think of metal strings. Not really sure why their called that than very odd.

UkeKiddinMe
11-30-2013, 05:46 PM
I wouldnt overanalyze. Titanium is a marketing term.

PereBourik
11-30-2013, 06:25 PM
T2 strings are nylon. They have a purple color that some people like. D'Addario calls them "titanium" as a bit of marketing fluff.

I didn't like them, but that may have been more the instrument I had them on.

tangimango
11-30-2013, 08:29 PM
tried them, but took them right off, they where too think, tension is very high but I liked the color.

hammer40
12-01-2013, 02:00 AM
I didn't really care for them either.

wendellfiddler
12-01-2013, 04:18 AM
No, not metal. They do have a greyish tint to them. They're thick, and I think low tension. Works great on certain ukes, not so well on others. I prefer the Alohis with the heavier G. I tried the thinner G and it seems to lose something. YMMV

Doug

iamesperambient
12-01-2013, 05:44 AM
I wouldnt overanalyze. Titanium is a marketing term.

ah ok. the purple color still sounds cool. I'll still give em a shot, just seems like odd marketing. Still may be decent though.