Sugar Slaps Strings by Aquila

(No reviews yet) Write a Review
Maximum Purchase:
2 units
FREE SHIPPING:
To all 50 US States
USA Exclusive:
ONLY at Gollihur Music
  • Sugar Slaps Strings by Aquila
  • Sugar Slaps Strings by Aquila
Our Low Price: $109.00
Found a lower price?


Frequently bought together:

Description

The Sugar Slaps are designed to emulate gut strings (for slappers, particularly) in a durable, affordable synthetic option. The early feedback on these strings is that they do it very well - players report that the strings feel very much like gut strings under the hands, and have many of the favorable aspects of the tone without the hassles of oiling gut strings (or the high cost of them!)

They have a lighter-than-average tension, and while they have the sound of gut, they do have a better overall intonation, especially on the lower strings, where unwound guts can get a little wonky, pitch-wise.

They really hit the mark for Rockabilly and Roots styles, old-timey music, Bluegrass, and old-school jazz contexts. Some players are even saying that they come the closest to gut strings of any synthetic strings they've tried!

Aquila strings are made in Italy.

Includes our exclusive Gollihur Music tipsheet to get the most out of your purchase

 

String Gauges

 Synthetic G-1  .085
 Synthetic D-2  .108
 Synthetic A-3  .112
 Copper-Wound E-4  .114
   

 

 

View AllClose

Videos Hide Videos Show Videos