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Sitar String Set, Standard, 7-String

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by Mid-East

Sitar Strings. Made by Mid-East. (MD.STST)

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Full replacement set of strings for the sitar. For sitars set up with 7 main string and sympathetic.

1-wire 0.018 Bronze 70
2-wire 0.012 Copper 60
2-wire 0.011 steel 62
2-wire 0.007 steel 43
6-wire 0.007 steel 53

There are a number of string makers producing a variety of string sets that differ in the quality of the wire, the gauge or thickness of the wire, and the type of metal. If you are trying to decide which to use here are some guidelines. English and German makers tend to use high quality, high carbon steel; they are therefore more expensive than Indian sets. The trade off is that high carbon steel is also more prone to rust in a humid climates. If the wire quality is the same, than thinner gauge wires are easier to bend when playing, than heavier gauges. The trade off is that you lose the lower bass notes with the thinner gage wire. When it comes to the type of metal, brass vs bronze, it is a matter of taste. Bronze has a warmer sound than brass. The trade off is that bronze is more "stretchy" than brass, so it goes out of tune easier.

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