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Best strings for LN...opinion

From TonyS on 5/25/2022 6:19:28 PM

Hey all! Checking out that just site with a gazillion strings... which strings would you folks recommend for the LN? I know folks have faves, but is there a "best" ?? Another opinion question, sorry. ??  I think Pete said something about when they rust? Down to earth guy  lol

4 Comments

John Gribble says:
5/25/2022 11:32:43 PM

I know others like a heavier gauge string, but I'm partial to D'Addario Lights, EJ60.

DublinLongNeck1993 says:
5/26/2022 3:51:29 AM

I generally use GHS PF 180. Anything less i find too light and doesn't bring out the sound as much.

TonyS says:
5/26/2022 6:26:38 PM

Thanks!

Claude Grassley says:
7/15/2022 4:52:44 AM

Like John, I use D'Addario Lights, EJS60. I've tried heavier strings but I like the lights. I also use the same strings on my regular scale banjo.


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