On 19/02/2018 17:53, Dan Winheld wrote:
While stronger than equivalent gut, nylgut (especially the 1st generation, dead white stuff) is much more delicate than equivalent tension nylon or KF. The later, more yellow New Nylgut is stronger but still nowhere near as tough as the other synthetics.
Unfortunately one cannot classify nylgut simply as 'White' or 'yellow New' as there have been numerous incarnations of both (the later white stuff was actually pretty good, more satisfactory to my mind than some of the strings produced recently).
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