#1
hey, i've been playing for three years now, (electric for only 2) but the tips of my fingers are still getting torn up after long periods of playing. what are the best kind of strings that are very smooth almost should i say silky to the touch but still have good tone and durability.


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#3
Nylon string on a electric guitar won't work...

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#4
Uhhh, Lets see....its called suck it up buttercup. The more you play the tougher your fingures get.End Of Story
#5
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Uhhh, Lets see....its called suck it up buttercup. The more you play the tougher your fingures get.End Of Story

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#6
wow. what great replies.


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#8
Perhaps you need to go down a gauge.
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#9
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and yes go down a gauge say .08's or go back to acoustic.
#10
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Uhhh, Lets see....its called suck it up buttercup. The more you play the tougher your fingures get.End Of Story


This. I would say drop a gauge, but you'll probably notice a loss of tone.
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#11
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This. I would say drop a gauge, but you'll probably notice a loss of tone.


I agree with the first part, but the "loss of tone" thing is entirely subjective.

My elixer 9s sound better than any other brand at any gauge to my ears.
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#12
Flatwounds are completely smooth, if you can find a light enough gauge, but they're not easy to play and you probably won't like how they sound or feel. Otherwise GHS Nickel rockers are groundwound so they're much smoother than other strings.