Aquila Classical Guitar Strings Alabastro Nylgut

Aquila Classical Guitar Strings Alabastro Nylgut

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The Alabastro sets. The first three strings are made of a monofilament of ‘synthetic gut’, called Nylgut®, perfectly round and smooth, that allows readiness to attack, acoustic projection, and timbric qualities that remind those of gut. In addition, Nylgut® presents a definitely extraordinary stability of intonation. These properties, therefore, allow an optimal ‘sound connection’ with the wound bass strings, that are made up of a multifilament core of Nylgut® and a silver-plated copper winding. These basses are characterized by high tensile strength and great stability to climate change, allowing a fast and stable intonation, excellent acoustic performance and a long life of the strings. From the Aquila website: Like gut, Nylgut® is a cut-sensitive material. Before installing the strings, make sure that the grooves on the nut and the bridge are shallow, perfectly smooth and without sharp corners. If this is not the case, use 600-grit emery cloth or fine-grained steel wool.