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Old 09-28-2012, 10:15 AM   #802
slowfox
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Originally Posted by sphinx780 View Post
I'm a big believer in using a softer string at a low tension to limit the power. I'd suggest starting out at 48/46 if you're having power issues at a mid tension. If that just feels too mushy for you, then the other option is to go on the higher side, say 65+ but that will give you a very stiff stringbed and with the frames characteristics, I can see someone with elbow or shoulder problems finding this method to be a little aggravating.
Thanks for replying. I'm surprised by the low tension suggestion, but I will give it a shot. A softer string like a multi? I've been using natural gut at mid+ tension. Was thinking I should up tension to tame it. But now you got me thinking...
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