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Littlegman
04-29-2014, 02:20 PM
Hello all!

Question: I have Living Water tenor string sets on two ukuleles, both with a 17" scale. The one on the Kamile'a (pin bridge) I find optimal, yet on the other (tie bridge), it is noticeably higher. Why might this be?

OldePhart
04-29-2014, 02:53 PM
The tension has to be the same, by definition, if the strings are the same strings, tuned to the same note, on identical scales.

I think what you're seeing is that the action is higher on the second uke and that makes it feel like the tension is higher (because you do have to apply more pressure to fret the strings).

John


Hello all!

Question: I have Living Water tenor string sets on two ukuleles, both with a 17" scale. The one on the Kamile'a (pin bridge) I find optimal, yet on the other (tie bridge), it is noticeably higher. Why might this be?