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Classic?
« on: April 19, 2013, 09:15:41 AM »
How do you like your guitar strings? Do you use classic guitars? The one with nylon strings or you like the nickel strings better? For me I am not really a fan of nylon strings because it does not sound right for me. Although I have some friends who like how it sounds but I guess it would really depend on the music you are playing.

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Re: Classic?
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2013, 03:56:15 PM »
I have a regular steel string guitar.  It's not really because I prefer it over anything else.  That's the first type of guitar I knew about and I've just stuck with it.

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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2013, 11:13:51 PM »
What counts as a classic guitar? I'd say it's subjective :P
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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2013, 08:52:40 AM »
How do you like your guitar strings? Do you use classic guitars? The one with nylon strings or you like the nickel strings better? For me I am not really a fan of nylon strings because it does not sound right for me. Although I have some friends who like how it sounds but I guess it would really depend on the music you are playing.

I prefer nylon strings on classical. Nylon strings sounds perfectly fine to me. I don't think you can really say they "don't sound right", I guess you just prefer steel strings.

Classical guitar and acoustic guitars, also known as steel string guitars, differ in usage. Classical are ideal for classical music and Spanish guitar where as acoustic guitars are ideal for rock and country. I prefer classical because of the feel and the low tone, I just find the sound of an acoustic too bright and hi treble for my taste.

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« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2013, 10:48:43 AM »
I remember using a classical guitar once on stage because it was the nearest guitar to an acoustic anyone had at the time. Everyone else complained it was horrible to use, but I actually found it lovely and great to use. It was about 4 years ago now, and i've never used one since. But if I had the choice, I would like to use one again.

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« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2013, 07:00:07 PM »
If I am playing a classical piece, then I prefer to use a traditional nylon-string acoustic.  Any other time, I prefer to use steel stringed axes.

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Re: Classic?
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2013, 10:08:31 AM »
I personally don't mind both. I like nylon because it's easier on your fingers. Steel strings are good as well since my fingers hardened up... but when I was relatively new to the guitar, it hurt like crazy!

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Re: Classic?
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2015, 05:11:30 PM »
I am a newbie but nylon strings feel very good to me and they also sound very good. I tried steel ones and they weren't too suitable for me!

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« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2015, 10:59:49 PM »
I play a classical and it can be a bit frustrating, since I don’t actually play classical music. I slightly prefer the sound of steel strings for the types of music I usually play. I just never end up sticking with them because I’ll play for a while, build up my calluses, and then stop. Whoops. I did try a steel string acoustic guitar not too long ago that I rather liked, so maybe I’ll get my hands on one of my own.

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« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2015, 05:42:50 AM »
How do you like your guitar strings? Do you use classic guitars? The one with nylon strings or you like the nickel strings better? For me I am not really a fan of nylon strings because it does not sound right for me. Although I have some friends who like how it sounds but I guess it would really depend on the music you are playing.
It really depends on what style of music you are playing. Nylon-string acoustics are superb for playing classical, Spanish or flamenco guitar but not really any good for anything else. Obviously, the only other options are steel-string acoustic (dreadnought) or electric guitar (or semi-acoustic/electro-acoustic). If playing acoustic, I would always prefer a steel string guitar.