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Offline WApple8

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1989 D12ce/N Best beginner strings
« on: July 20, 2018, 12:07:46 PM »
I recently purchased a used D12ce/N, SN- 8903141 and am interested in any input regarding the guitar as well as what strings would be best for a beginner to use.

Thank you in advance.
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Offline Tony Raven

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Re: 1989 D12ce/N Best beginner strings
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2018, 12:30:23 PM »
Any "best strings" suggestion depends on lots of factors.
  • Foremost, has it been properly set up? Unless the trussrod is properly set, the intonation accurate, the frets in good shape, & the string height proper, the guitar might be difficult to play properly.
  • How do you pick? Do you primarily flatpick or fingerpick or maybe use bare fingers? If a manufactured pick, how heavy?
  • Are you primarily a soloist or chorder? Open strings or barre?
  • What's your main musical genre?
  • Where will you be playing? Mostly at home for your own enjoyment, or regular club gigs, or something between?
For example, some players like their strings as "bright" as possible, while others prefer to play new strings awhile to "break them in" a little & not be so rich in the upper registers.
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Offline SheritaGreen456

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Re: 1989 D12ce/N Best beginner strings
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2018, 03:38:05 AM »
A few people suggest getting a traditional guitar as a fledgling as the nylon strings are simpler to play, however in the event that you don't plan on playing the styles of music that the established guitar is most appropriate to then this implies you'll need to purchase another guitar soon I truly appreciated all of the articles on this site. Game Revelations 2 Jacket