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Old December 27th, 2012, 08:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Twangiest Strings?

What is the twangiest strings out there for country music with a good bite to them?
What about Blue Steel or Regular Slinkys

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Old December 27th, 2012, 08:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've always gone with Hybrid Slinkies - the heavier bass strings give a good meaty twang but you can still pull off those 2 and 3-string bends on the top ones.
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Old December 27th, 2012, 09:31 AM   #3 (permalink)
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9-42 EB stainless.
The bottom string have it!
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Old December 30th, 2012, 02:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
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DR Blues pure nickel 10's or 11's twang on
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Tele strings. Did I win?
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Old December 30th, 2012, 03:36 PM   #7 (permalink)
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guitar strings that you can twang easiest with would have to be the strings that you can physically twang easily with.

i am 100% convinced that at the point of strings (after you of course decide that you want a tele to twang) it is mostly technique. of course, if you had ridiculously thick baritone strings on there might be a difficulty....
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Tele strings. Did I win?
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Old December 31st, 2012, 03:48 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I've always gone with Hybrid Slinkies - the heavier bass strings give a good meaty twang but you can still pull off those 2 and 3-string bends on the top ones.
I agree, heavier strings mean tighter strings, and tighter strings mean more twang, but you do need to compromise on the high strings (or have gorilla hands.)

Twang is also found picking closer to the bridge.
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Old December 31st, 2012, 08:44 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Hello,
The classic tone would probably have came from Black Diamonds 12-52 !!!
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