I just ordered one of the Bobelock Halfmoon fiberglass cases and it comes with a string tube. I was wondering what it's used for and tried searching online for some information. I found one other site where this was brought up but noone really knew.
I know that some gut strings come in tubes rather then coiled. It's best to keep any extra gut strings in your case uncoiled and in a tube. But what about synthetic strings? I heard these are best kept in their paper cases in the case and that if put in the string tube they react with the plastic and deteriorate. Is that true? I use Thomastik Dominants and plan on sticking an extra set in my case just in... case. Anyone have any knowledge they want to share?
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