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FDP Forum / Guitar Mods, Repairs, and Projects / fret wear and strings

cedarchoper58

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May 10th, 2019 03:40 PM   Edit   Profile  

Just curious i use to use fendeer 150 pure nickle 10-38's for years till they stoped making them so i switched to GHS 10-38 boomers nickle wraped but recently came across pyrymid pure nickle strings and have not tried them. Are they easer on the fretts than nickle wraped and any one have experience with Pyrymid stings thks

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May 10th, 2019 06:34 PM   Edit   Profile  

Pure nickel wrap is a little softer. It’s is alleged to be easier on frets.

I’ve not tried those. I order all my strings from Curt Mangan.

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May 17th, 2019 10:58 AM   Edit   Profile  

I thought Nickel wrapped and Pure Nickel were the same as NO string uses a Nickel core but a steel core. Please enlighten me guys.

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May 17th, 2019 11:01 AM   Edit   Profile  

Nickel wrapped are a nickel alloy wrap. Pure nickel have pure nickel wrap/winding.

The plain strings and the cores of the wound strings are pretty much the same between sets. There are hex core strings and round core strings.

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