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Posted by François Blais on June 05, 2001 at 19:11:46:
In Reply to: Pirastro Flexocor strings posted by jeff on June 05, 2001 at 00:27:42:
: I am looking to buy a new set of strings. I have been playing bluegrass for ten years and have been using spirocores for the past few years.I don't do any slapping. Other players have recomended Pirastro Flexocor but I have never tried them. What do you think of the flexocor? Thank You, Jeff
They're among my favorites, but beware, they give a warm tone without much sustain.
They're an orchestra string, basically, so don't expect deep growl and sustain like what you get with the Spirocores!
Only consider them if you want a more gut-like tone.
Hope this helps.
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