string details

 

Tuning: C6 is g-c-e-a (a is the furthest away from you as you are holding the instrument, and is the #1 string. g is the #4 string). D6 tuning is a-d-f#-b (b is the #1 string). Baritone is d-g-b-e (e is the #1 string).

 

Diameters are in inches and tensions are in pounds.

 

Scale lengths: baritone - 20", tenor - 17", concert - 14.72", soprano - 13.5"

 

 
#1
#2
#3
#4
  diam tens diam tens diam tens diam tens
Fluorocarbon                
C6, high-G, Tenor .022 15.0 .026 11.1 .029 9.3 .024 14.1
C6, high-G, Concert .021 9.2 .026 8.3 .029 7.0 .022 8.9
C6, high-G, Soprano .021 7.8 .026 7.0 .029 5.9 .022 7.5
C6, low-G (fluorocarbon), Tenor .022 15.0 .026 11.1 .029 9.3 .043 9.0
C6, low-G (fluorcarbon), Concert .021 9.2 .026 8.3 .029 7.0 .043 6.7
C6, low-G (fluorocarbon), Soprano .021 7.8 .026 7.0 .029 5.9 .043 5.7
C6, low-G (wound), Tenor .022 15.0 .026 11.1 .029 9.3 .030w 14.3
C6, low-G (wound), Concert .021 9.2 .026 8.3 .029 7.0 .026w 8.1
C6, low-G (wound), Soprano .021 7.8 .026 7.0 .029 5.9 .026w 6.8
Baritone (all fluorocarbon) .024 13.8 .029 11.5 .032 8.7 .036 5.9
Baritone (wound d & g) .026 15.4 .032 13.8 .028w 16.7 .033w 16.0
D6, high-A, Tenor .021 15.5 .022 10.6 .029 11.6 .021 12.3
D6, high-A, Concert .021 11.6 .022 8.0 .029 8.7 .021 9.2
D6, high-A, Soprano .021 9.8 .022 6.7 .029 7.3 .021 7.8
D6, low-A (fluorocarbon), Tenor .021 15.5 .022 10.6 .029 11.6 .036 9.6
D6, low-A (fluorocarbon), Concert .021 11.6 .022 8.0 .029 8.7 .036 7.2
D6, low-A (fluorocarbon), Soprano .021 9.8 .022 6.7 .029 7.3 .036 6.0
Nylgut                
C6, high-G, Tenor .026 14.9 .033 13.1 .039 11.7 .029 14.0
C6, high-G, Concert .023 8.3 .030 8.2 .036 7.2 .026 8.8
C6, high-G, Soprano .023 7.0 .029 6.2 .036 6.1 .026 7.4
C6, low-G (wound), Tenor .026 14.9 .033 13.1 .039 11.7 .030w 14.3
C6, low-G (wound), Concert .023 8.3 .030 8.2 .036 7.2 .026w 8.1
C6, low-G (wound), Soprano .023 7.0 .029 6.2 .036 6.1 .026w 6.8
D6, high-A, Tenor .023 14.0 .030 13.9 .036 12.2 .026 14.9
D6, high-A, Concert .023 10.5 .026 7.9 .033 7.8 .023 8.3
D6, high-A, Soprano .020 6.6 .026 6.6 .033 6.6 .023 7.0
D6, low-A (wound), Tenor .023 14.0 .030 13.9 .036 12.2 .030w 13.7
Clear Nylon                
C6, high-G, Tenor .028 12.5 .033 9.5 .041 9.8 .029 10.3
C6, low-G (wound), Tenor .028 12.5 .033 9.5 .041 9.8 .030w 14.3
D6, low-A (wound), Tenor .024 11.9 .028 9.1 .038 10.5 .026w 13.7
Baritone .024 10.0 .033 8.2 .030w 19.8 .035w 18.4
Lap Steel (Open C, wound low-G) .012 14.7 .014 14.1 .018 14.6 .026w 15.3

 

 

 

Our 6-string sets are designed for our tenor and baritone ukuleles. For the tenor, the tuning is C6 (g, high-c, low-c, e, low-a, high-a) and the high-a is the #1 string (furthest away from you). For the baritone, the tuning is G6 (d, high-g, low-g, b, low-e, high-e) and the high-e is the #1 string (furthest away from you).

 

 

 
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
  diam tens diam tens diam tens diam tens diam tens diam tens
Tenor                        
Fluorocarbon .021 12.3 .036 9.6 .026 11.2 .029 9.2 .019 14.6 .022 11.9
Fluorocarbon/Wound A .021 12.3 .026w 13.7 .026 11.2 .029 9.2 .019 14.6 .022 11.9
Fluorocarbon/Wound A & C .021 12.3 .026w 13.7 .026 11.2 .022w 13.3 .019 14.6 .022 11.9
Nylgut (wound 2 & 4) .026 14.9 .026w 13.7 .033 13.1 .022w 13.3 .020 11.7 .029 14.0
Nylon (wound 2 & 4) .028 12.5 .026w 13.7 .033 9.5 .022w 13.3 .022 11.2 .029 10.3
Baritone                        
Fluorocarbon/Wound E & G .024 13.8 .030w 14.0 .029 11.4 .026w 15.0 .019 11.3 .026 12.2