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    Default Baritone strings

    Iím building a baritone and would like to string it without any wound strings but I still want to tune it dgbe. I donít care if itís a high or low D. Any recommendations?
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    Worth make an all florocarbon DGBE set of baritone strings and so do Living Water. Both are great string manufactures
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    Either way, Living Water. The low D will work better at 20" than 19" scale.
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    I have a Baritone with a 20” scale and have Living Waters on it. I really enjoy them.

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    Ditto - Living Water fluorocarbons.
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    I have worth brown and I found the A string to be tighter than other strings on a Baritone 20 inch..did others experience something similar?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kerneltime View Post
    I have worth brown and I found the A string to be tighter than other strings on a Baritone 20 inch..did others experience something similar?
    I am kinda confused baritone is DGBE , no A string, was that a typo?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DownUpDave View Post
    I am kinda confused baritone is DGBE , no A string, was that a typo?
    Thank you! Yes a typo I meant string 1 which would be E for DGBE

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    I'm a huge Living Waters fan. There might be others as good, but I don't know them.
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