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Re: Wire Size Calculations
By Craig Brougher

Terry,
Your solution is even simpler than you thought. When you have lost the bass strings, just make a large paper pattern using Kraft roll paper or butcher paper-- something heavy. You mark the position of each agraffe, stab the paper into the pins on the bridge and into the hitches so that you can make a carbon pattern of some kind. Then just draw in the details, as well as the number of strings and the number of single, double wound pairs (sometimes you have a few more wound strings in the tenor section). Send it to someone like Mapes String Co in Elizabethton, TN, and you'll have your brand new strings in a few weeks. :-)

Craig B.

craig_brougher@msn.com


(Message sent Tue 23 Apr 1996, 11:59:12 GMT, from time zone GMT.)

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