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Overture Ultra violin strings
inexpensive string with great sound
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December 2, 2012 - 7:45 am
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Hi folks,

Just thought i'd chime in with my thoughts on these Chinese strings. They are fantastic. I've been using Dominants for a long time, switched to Prims.  Then i ordered a Concert Master violin from Fiddlerman. (see my review ). These strings just ring and sound wonderful. Under $30 wow. I hope they last. I ordered another set. Just sound great on this violin. About three days to break in and finally settle. I love them. Give them a try and you can blame me if i'm wrong. I play a little of everything and they are so responsive. The closest i can compare to are Dom's. If the hold up better than those, they are a real gem.


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December 2, 2012 - 10:12 am
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aye! they are gems alright, a great friend sent me a pack, and they are just magnificent! well, it's my first "expensive" strings, since my last strings were just cheap steel, and a cheap chinese "synthetics"....i don't even really know if they are real synthetic, lol, but these strings are really awesome! the E string is great, they have 2 different E's(the wounded and the solid), I'm currently using the wounded one, and they really are great!

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February 1, 2013 - 11:46 am
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Overture Ultra violin strings

Strings > I have read through some post etc but looking for thoughts of others.
Just started playing > been playing with a violin thats just been laying around for about 13 years.
Yep > I am loving it. But one of the strings broke last night and I gots to get some. Gonna go to the fiddlerman store and order some. >
The strings that are on the violin are 13 years old. I figured good
enough till one breaks > they are steel strings and actually all stayed in tune to my surprise.
Its just a cheap student violin I guess, it was my daughters.I am learning a lot from it.  Just doing 3 strings now so got to get a set.
Don't need top grade right now nor bottom > something in the middle > I just don't know if I should get steel or what others there may be> I really know very little about this instrument. So might this be a good pick > Overture Ultra > does one have to know the 4/4 3/4 thing before ordering? Does it make a difference.


February 1, 2013 - 1:44 pm
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Overture Ultras are what I currently have on my acoustic violin.  I like them.  They have a nice warm sort of tone.  I use the wound E, which works well, but took a little getting used to. 

3/4 or 4/4 and etc definitely would matter, it is the size of violin the string length are made for.  4/4 being a full sized violin.

"This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in 5 or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development." ~ Itzhak Perlman

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