My next set will definitely be their Zaffiros. I have never used them before being an “Aquila only” dude and so I ordered them and in due course they arrived. The bane of uke and musical instrument discussion forums worldwide. It’s therefore important to choose a set intended for your type of ukulele. I find I prefer the Aquilas. Ukulele String Comparison Spreadsheet Aquila Nylgut has a specific density and acoustical qualities nearly identical to that of gut, and is the first truly successful synthetic version of the natural product. Aquila Nylgut strings are made to come close to matching the acoustics of the traditional gut strings that were used by musicians for thousands of years but with the advantages of modern synthetic materials, such as longer life, lower cost and better stability under varying conditions of temperature and humidity. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message User Info Menu. Thanks again SBM for the great service and information. Your email address will not be published. Jay. Besides the Thundergut string that has been around since 2012 and the Thunder Reds since 2014 they also offer the Thunderblack. I totally agree. I didn’t get past the Aquila Alabastros. . Log In. And it can be very easy to overlook this fact and accidentally get the wrong size. You don’t have to go to the Martin factory, but it shurely was an interesting visit. 1 = .0205 2 = .024 3 = .027 4 = .04 5 = .02 AQUILA 7B "MINSTREL" BANJO SET LOW (D or E) TUNING - These strings are made in Italy from a synthetic material called "Nylgut". strings. I wanted to do an update to my earlier post. These aquila strings are in a whole new category for me. Concert 3. Now I just have to get the time to replace them. This does not make me a better player – it just means I am at the same level I was when I ‘peaked’ at playing. I am now 74 and have been playing ukulele since I was 12. It maybe because I am low on nails, but these strings have a very very notorious squeak. 1 & 2, Lorenzo Micheli Plays Rondo, Op.129 by Tedesco, Beginner Lesson: Alternating Right Hand Fingers for Classical Guitar, So oft ich meine Tobackspfeife, BWV 515 by Bach, Duet Play-Along: Flow Gently, Sweet Afton from Method Vol.1, Duet Play-Along: Minuet by Hook from Method Vol.1, Tariq Harb Plays Tempo di Borea, BWV 1002 by Bach, Gymnopédie No. Available immediately. Aquila’s Nylgut is its first among many innovations of strings with the historically renowned sound of gut, but without gut’s tonal instability, high cost and short lifespan. All this happened in just a few days, without yet fully understanding the importance of what is… Read More. I love them. I find these strings to be a happy medium between the loud, bright Aquila Nylgut and muted, mellow nylon strings. Strings By Mail Aquila Red Series Mandolin Strings 1M - A unique feeling and a strong, consistent sound. Nylgut is a synthetic material invented, copyrighted, and patented, by Aquila Corde Armoniche in 1997: it has the same mean specific weight as gut and a low degree of humidity absorption – ony 10% that of nylon. 17 March 2020. I’ll check them out again once I’ve got some chops. I think Nylgut is something totally different. Störende Fingergeräusche können aufgrund der flachen Umwicklung … I’ve tried Aquila New Nylguts, Martin Fluorocarbons, and Living Water low G fluorocarbons. Youkulele – Il Sito Italiano Sull’Ukulele, “Happy” by Pharell Williams – Ukulele Tutorial, “Ukulele Gospels” – Our Brand New App Is Available Now, “Whiskey In The Jar” by Thin Lizzy – Ukulele Tutorial, F*** off back to Eton – Ukulele vs. Cameron, Ukulele vs Ryanair – Sidonie sings a loving song for Ryanair, Somewhere Over The Rainbow by IZ – Ukulele Tutorial, Ai Se Eu Te Pego ( Michel Telo ) – Ukulele arrangement, Got A Ukulele – Uke Blog For The Beginner. I found this for Worth strings on the net. If it helps, on a banjo uke I find that Nylgut provides too much in the way of overtones, and that fluorocarbon changes the instrument so it loses some of its banjo character. Trebles come in either Bionylon or Nylgut, and basses are sterling silver or silver plated copper wound on a Nylgut, multifilament core. They didn’t feel rough, but I have podgy fingers. (The scale length is the distance from the nut to the bridge.) Black-Nylon-Saiten (auch "Tape Wound Strings" oder "Tapewound Strings") für E-Bass besitzen einen magnetischen Stahlkern, der mit einem schwarzen Nylon-Flachdraht umwickelt wird. What a difference. Projection on the trebles is wonderful. background: map of Italy, 1540 Public Domain. I use LaBella 412P. They produce a nice clear bell-like tone. Auch sind sie etwas dicker als übliche Nylons. So, in desperation, I spent a bit more on a set of Worth strings. Aquila new Nylgut ukulele strings were developed by blending three synthetic components to make a material that both sounds better and stays in tune better than standard nylon strings. All Strings Nylon is a resource center and retail destination for top-quality nylon string guitars, ukuleles, and a variety of other stringed instruments. Free delivery and returns on eligible orders of £20 or more. Again, I agree., Aquila strings, Aquila gut strings, Aquila Nylgut strings, Aquila lute strings, Aquila violin strings, Aquila viola strings, Aquila cello strings, Aquila double bass strings. by Friendly Fred | Sep 4, 2014 | Tips & Tricks | 15 comments. I love them so much I bought them for every uke I have. They call them  " synthetic gut " strings. This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately. contact. Brighter and better projection than regular nylon strings but less … These strings are bright clear and full of rich tone. Welcome to the AquilaUSA historical strings website. 7:07. I totally agree with you that Worth strings are really good. Learn more about our Terms, Conditions, Cookies, & Privacy Policy. Thanks for sharing your experiences with us. I am seriously considering using the Zaffiro or Alchemia permanently. Tim Mathews. The chief of Aquila notes a ” soft surface ” here: I am an old duffer, but Aquilla strings are the only ones for me. All three series are available in medium or heavy sets and treble or bass packs are also offered in the same tensions. I started with the high-tension, and that was a mistake because they are HIGH tension. Also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Patreon. This time, I reversed the Low G sting, placing what had been the nut end of the string at the bridge and vice-versa. This set is longer (about 51") and heavier than the "Classical" set. Aquila offers three series of classical guitar strings, Alabastro, Alchemia and Perla. – for the price of one! 60. Comparison : Aquila tenor strings VS Martin tenor strings instruement :Hula ukes Your ear is much better trained than mine. I have now ordered some Rubino to see whether they are as good but without so much squeak.