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Thread: Baritone uke string recs?

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    Cool Baritone uke string recs?

    Hi! I'm looking for some new strings for my bari uke (it's been 2 years since I last changed them XD) but am a little clueless as to where to go, what to look for etc...
    I play a Caramel uke with a Rosewood body if that helps. And I'm based in the UK so ideally ones that don't cost an arm and a foot to ship!

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    Presuming that you are tuning DGBE, this is a reliable set that I have always liked:

    D'Addario EJ88B Nyltech Baritone Ukulele Strings

    -Wiggy

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    If you're looking for wound 3&4. I use Thomastik-Infeld CF35 for D,CF30 for G, with Savarez KF543R for the B and KF542R for the E.

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    Thanks for the recommendations! I've not had a great experience with D'addario on guitar - I found the sound a little too tinny for my liking. Do you reckon uke would be much different?
    And as for the Thomastik-Infield/Savarez strings - are they the ones for guitar? Just want to make sure I'm looking at the right ones!
    Also idk if any ball-end strings for bari exist? My uke has pins in the bridge like a guitar and my knots are rubbish XD

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    I use Worth Brown

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    Try some Living Waters from Ken Middleton, he is in the UK, so your shipping will be reasonable.
    Keep Strummin'

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