Best and worst strings for tuning stability

Choice of classical guitar strings and technical issues connected with their use.
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Re: Best and worst strings for tuning stability

Post by pogmoor » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:28 pm

Rick-in-Annapolis wrote:...Who cares which string has the best tuning stability if you don't like the sound...
I'm not sure you're right. As I mentioned above I had a real problem with the tuning stability of Hannebach Titanyl trebles, but the sound was ok. I would have enjoyed playing on them but I couldn't keep my guitar in tune :(
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Re: Best and worst strings for tuning stability

Post by Gorn » Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:42 pm

That's my experience. I didn't try too many different strings, because I've found the ones I like. I always wind up as little string as possible
(see viewtopic.php?t=101837)

Full sets:
Best stability and very short time to stay in tune (ca. 30 min)
GHS 2500 Vanguard

Worst stability and it takes aeons to get them in tune, which I think is inacceptable:
Savarez CORUM Alliance 500 ARJ

Trebles only:
Best stability and very short time to stay in tune:
CARBON LINE red (high) Halfset

Worst stability:
Didn't find anything worse than Savarez Carbons

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