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GUEST,Terry 12 String Tuning (16) RE: 12 String Tuning 27 Oct 08

I have a daion 12 (rebadged yamaki) and a maton 6 The strings have always been a bit crappy .Then I bought a set of La bellas Fantastic. unfortunately it was the the only set left in oz I reckon. But! I found martin sp2's and bunged them on. A revelation.
They last for months wherease the other rubbish lasted for weeks.
Putting heavy duty strings on and downtuning seems a good idea. I will try that the next string change, plus maybe changing a couple of the trebles with extra light wire wounds to increase the midrange. Being a lefty I spent 30 years playing right handed gits with the strings
turned round. I didnt realise how much better and simpler it was until I got a true lefty guitar.
In fact My maton 6 string I bought on ebay. It had been sitting in it's case for 10 years since new . It hardly weighed anything and all the lefties at a folk festival wanted to have a try.
Anyway thats enough about me , lets talk about you, what do you think about me?

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