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Aaron, As long as it's folk music, the music of the people, out of tune is fine--even preferable in achieving that been-doin'-some-hard-travelin', dirt-poor-for-life credibility conceit. Regarding "the aural equivalent of bokeh," a newly broken-in phosphor bronze string is better than an old, dead string. And, if the guitar string is on a strap connected to a pre-war (that'd be WWII) Martin D-28...well, we're talking Noctilux-class bokeh from mere proximity. Owning a pre-war D-28 has the bonus of putting you solidly in the high-buck guitar owner club, too. Not that such status would matter to anyone on this list. -Chris Lawson firstname.lastname@example.org , a man whose quest for knowledge knows no boundaries, writes: 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. >email@example.com 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.