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Old 02-08-2018, 12:06 PM   #1
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Could someone please advise me which Fender strings do I buy to replace the existing ones. The current strings are 3 x wire and 3 x nylon I am only a beginner I have searched EBAY but there are so many to choose from
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Old 02-08-2018, 02:54 PM   #2
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You are looking for Classical strings. There are 3 nylon and 3 silver plated, they come in normal tension and light tension. The brand does not matter too much.
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Old 02-08-2018, 06:47 PM   #3
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You are looking for Classical strings. There are 3 nylon and 3 silver plated, they come in normal tension and light tension. The brand does not matter too much.
Thank you Anita Would Dura-Tone 880L 80/20 Coated 12-52 Acoustic Guitar Strings | Light be ok
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Old 02-08-2018, 07:19 PM   #4
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Stay simple when buying classical acoustic strings. Since they are part nylon, part aluminium wind, Labella, or DiAdarrio, will be just as good as the other and won't cost a leg. Coated strings are usually metal strings meant for steel string acoustics. The nylon strings have three tensions, high, normal and light. Normal seems to be the preferred for most.
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You are looking for Classical strings. There are 3 nylon and 3 silver plated, they come in normal tension and light tension. The brand does not matter too much.
ARE THESE STRINGS SUITABLE FOR CLASSICAL AND SOFT ROCK
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The strings don't determine what kind of music you play on them. They are determined by the kind of guitar you have. If you have a classical (nylon string) guitar then that's the kind of strings you have to use on that guitar.

In other words, you can't use strings meant for a steel string acoustic on a nylon string guitar.
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To further that, classical guitars are all over rock and other genres, but as more of a texture instrument than an up front and loud rock guitar. Play what you want on it, you will quickly find out what fits and what doesn't.
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you can use steel guitar strings on a classical nylon Gutiar but the chances of ruining the Guitar are great. I did it on my first Guitar and it lasted about 4 months before the tuners gave out.then I bought my second Gutiar. a Gibson Sg 1968
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Whether you can use them or not is debatable, but my suggestion is to not use any type of steel string on a guitar intended for nylon. The other part is to learn the bridge tie, and the tuning post tie. Without knowing those, you are dead in the water.
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