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    Default Martin M600 strings on a concert ukulele

    Have you used Martin M600 strings on a concert ukulele? If so, what was your impression?

    I've used these strings on a couple of sopranos, and I liked them on those instruments. But they're thinner even than other soprano strings, and I wonder if they have enough punch for the larger body. I don't have any on hand at the moment, so I thought I'd ask before buying some.

    Thanks in advance.
    Chris

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    I've used them on two concerts, neither of them sounded quiet or anything like that. For fluorocarbon strings, I don't find them thin at all, but that might be because I'm used to Worths. The Martins actually made my Luna concert sound better than expected.
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    Yes, I've used them on a couple of concert ukes and I really like them. I have found them to provide good volume and sustain. As ever YMMV.

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    Thanks! I'll give them a try.
    Chris

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    I've got M600s on my Mainland Long-Neck Concert Pineapple and I'm quite pleased with them.
    Larry

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    I've used them on both sopranos and concerts with nice results. Go for a set and see what you think.
    Richard from Reno
    soprano and concert guy

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpmusic View Post
    Thanks! I'll give them a try.
    Okay. Give them a try.

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    My Go To strings. They sound good to me on everything I've tried them on.
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    They make my Martin CK1 sing!

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    Martin concert have generally a warm tone, you know the m600s are for concerts and sopranos
    To some extent, it msy depend on what uke you are putting them on and what tone youre trying to achieve
    They are medium thickness strings and do well on most ukuleles that are well made. Playability is still nice and
    Comfortable. Happy strummings
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