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Does it look like this?? if so its normal for that string part of the design it stretches out as you tune it up and leaves a spiral in the string it's suppose to help it not whistle along with sounding better.
- Greater dynamic range. No irritating overtones are generated, all energy is transformed into sound of the highest quality.
- Warmer sound which blends perfectly with synthetic or gut core A, D and G strings. There is no audible metallic edge, although the string is made of a special steel alloy.
- Less tension. The unique formula offers more sound at a lower tension.
- Easier tuning. Due to its excellent elasticity, the string can be tuned by fine tuner as well as by peg.
- The string is softer under the finger and intonation is more precise. The Amber E doesn't raise its pitch when pressed towards the fingerboard as an ordinary E string does.
- No whistling.
Install this special E string in the same way as a conventional string. The Warchal Amber E will turn into a hardly visible spiral that will ensure exceptional elasticity and therefore unmatched sound quality and response.
Yes, it is like that! Mark, Thanks for the information!
I read some posts in this forum talking about Amber strings and I liked the effect they talked about so I bought it a while back while it was on sale. When I opened it my first thought was: this is an interesting design. I thought it would go between the bridge and the tailpiece and then stretch out. I put it on, it began to stretch, and the spiral was where the bow would bow. My daughter said, "how are you going to bow? I wonder how it sound, I like to try on it." Whereas, I was like, "enh eh!" and began to take it off and thought it was a result of bad quality control. Now I will have to put it back on. I do like the GDA strings. They make my violin sound very nice. So far I think of all the strings (Romanian steel strings, dominant, pro-arte, corelli, zyex) I tried on my violin I like this the best. I had my daughter played Haydn's Serenade, which had a lot of shiftings and being played on higher register, and it sounded so much better than when she played on her 3/4 violin. I will see how it goes.
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