nylon strings

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  May 24, 2022

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Nylon strings on a guitar are typically used for classical or flamenco styles of music. They’re also sometimes used on acoustic guitars, though not as commonly. Nylon strings are known for being softer and gentler on the fingers than metal strings, making them a good choice for beginners. They’re also generally cheaper than metal strings.

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