Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/05/19

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Subject: [Leica] Best guitar string for thief thwarting.
From: aaron.sandler at (Aaron Sandler)
Date: Wed May 19 06:42:41 2004

Being totally non-musical I may be confused, but it seems to me that the 
string would not be able to produce in-tune notes when woven into 
straps.  If so, would this be the aural equivalent of bokeh, and are these 
(presumably modern) strings really the best choice?

Just trying to improve my understanding.

> wrote:
> >>And, btw, if you put woven straps - like the Domke straps, on your
>cameras and camera bags, you can take a guitar string and weave it
>through the strap length wise - which will most definitely ruin the day
>of the sneak thief with the knife or razor....<<

then Chris Lawson wrote:

>I'd recommend a John Pearse medium gauge B-2nd (.017) silvered steel for
>daytime and weave in a couple dressier G-3rd (.026) bronze wound strings for
>evening. If I felt like making that ugly American statement, I'd go with 
>the extra
>chubby E-6th (.056) bronze wounds.
>Okay, it's new thread.

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