Anyone ever try nylon strings on an acoustic guitar. I wanted to try some classical playing without wanting to buy a new guitar. Any thoughts would be welcome.
The strings would be too thick for the holes on the bridge, you wouldn't be able to tie them to the bridge appropriately, and they'd probably be too thick to get effective wrapping on the tuning posts. At least, that's what immediately comes to mind.
I obviously didnt think it through that far! Thanks
you'd have to change out your bridge and recut your nut or replace it. and i don't think it would sound too good afterward, because steel string guitars are optimized to sound good with steel strings.
^ As well, the amount of bracing on a steel string guitar is too much for nylon strings to properly power. It's like trying to power a TV with a 9V battery.