Circle K/Kalium strings for Baritone guitars

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  1. Maverick187

    Maverick187 SS.org Regular

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    Hey guys,

    Cant seem to find this info anywhere, and havent heard back from Circle K.

    Looking to order bulk strings from Circle K for 4 different guitars. All Baritone (27") scale 7 strings.

    Now Ive had problems sourcing strings for my LTD SCT607B, as because its 27" and also has a TOM bridge, I need my thicker strings to be quite long before they start to taper off.

    As I've never ordered from these guys before, do they taper their thick strings? if so where do they start to taper?



    Thanks in advance and sorry if this may seem like a silly question!

    Michael
     
  2. TheWarAgainstTime

    TheWarAgainstTime "TWAT" for short

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    Circle K strings are stupid long. They do taper their strings, but you'll be more than fine with a 27" scale. Again, stupid long :lol:
     
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  3. Maverick187

    Maverick187 SS.org Regular

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    Thanks heaps man, thats all I needed to know!
     
  4. MF_Kitten

    MF_Kitten Set up us the bomb

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    you could probably string your bass with Kalium Strings' guitar strings haha :lol:
     
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    Carl Kolchak SS.org Regular

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    Am using a set of theirs on a 27.5" Agile and I have about 10"+ of string left.
     
  6. Alex Kenivel

    Alex Kenivel Psycho, dont engage

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    I ordered a .076 for my 30" scale Agile.

    The taper didn't start early enough for my tuning peg, but that's the other end of the guitar....
     
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    MF_Kitten Set up us the bomb

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    You gotta drill out your tuners to use big strings, man.
     
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    Alex Kenivel Psycho, dont engage

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    Yeah most people are drilling out to go above 70 :) Some people unwind the string end but that seems like a hassle to me when drilling is so easy
     
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    Yep. I used up to a 70 without issues on my 7620, but had to drill a tiny bit out for the 74 I have on it now.
     
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    Alex Kenivel Psycho, dont engage

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    My biggest concern with drilling is that the edges of the holes might be too sharp, making for some easy string breakage, but this is something I just thought of, not knowing if that will be a problem. Any input on this?
     

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