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Thread #151912   Message #3551598
Posted By: Dan Schatz
21-Aug-13 - 09:40 PM
Thread Name: Best Apollonio 12 ever? (Aug 2013)
Subject: RE: Best Apollonio 12 ever? (Aug 2013)
The highest gauge string I use is a 56, and it sounds fine. Gordon uses towing cable, and it sounds even better.

One trick Nick taught me is using nickel wound 17s for the "B" strings (actually G in my tuning). It makes for a very nice tone quality.

Dan