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By Byron T.
Doyle Dykes LaClassique
May 28, 2014
I used these for about three years and loved them for the most part, especially the wound g. However, starting with about the fourth set, I kept getting g and strings that were cut too short to give adequate wraps around the tuners. That resulted in D strings breaking more often, and reduced presence of the g string. I even called GHS to see if they could make those strings longer. The last set I tried went on well at first, but after ten minutes the g string went totally dead. We checked for a broken core, bad winding, even looked for flaws on the bridge and never could figure it out. At tension, every note was a wolf tone, only worse. Too bad. Great strings when you get a set that work, but until I hear of real improvements in quality control at GHS, I wont be taking anymore chances on them. I just wish other makers offered sets with wound g.
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rough, slippery and noisy on nails
November 25, 2010
The trebles and basses are loud and clear.
One thing I don't like about them when I pluck the trebles with my nails they make rubbing noises and it kind of bothers me.
The trebles feels rough dry & slippery to touch with nails. I think the noise was originating due to the roughness of the trebles mainly the B and low e.
By Barry S.
GHS Doyle Dykes strings
March 23, 2010
I especially like the wound third which gives a far clearer and punchy sound compared to a plain nylon third. The strings are tough and can take a lot of heavy playing and they sound good.
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