Fanned 40"-37" Kalium Guitar Works Quake. Production run of 5 Quakes

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  1. bostjan

    bostjan MicroMetal Contributor

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    Either Kalium themselves (who are, I suppose, the #1 supplier of ridiculously thick strings), or from Garry Goodman or another small string maker dedicated to ERB.
     
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    Winspear Tom Winspear

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    Newtone in the UK will make all sorts and go up to extreme lengths over 40 too :) Their guitar strings aren't cheap but the .200 bass set I bought was very affordable compared to what I'm used to
     
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    Yes, from what I've seen it's very expensive, especially ordering from outside the US. I do think it would be cool to have such a thing to toy around but not cool enough to be worth the cost for me personally. Which is why - to come back to Dick - I'd be happy if Meshuggah used something like this as it would greatly increase popularity and therefore cause more offerings for a better price. I guess.
     
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    I hope so. I tune to F#0 at 35" but I want E0 at least, but the .182 doesn't go that low for me and I don't want a quad-wrap string. Still, $35US~ a pop is very expensive, plus postage to Australia. ...Plus the rest of the strings, and the guitar strings. Worth it, though.
     
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    The Letts Basses 13 string used custom Rotosounds, lowest was .240 and around 39" length.
    Pyramid of Germany can make up to .200 on request, not sure about their maximum scale length though.
     
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    I have talked on the past with a few european string manuficators.
    The most of them have minimum order a few string sets,and thats becomes more expensive.
    For me the best solution in EU is newtone strings.
    I am dealing with them at least 4 years in many gauges and lenghts
     
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    Didn't think of Pyramid, might be worth looking into them!
     

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