I have reported about swapping E strings in previous posts and this is mostly a repeat of more recent tests to confirm results.
The new results showed no dramatic difference for these E strings.
This report does not claim that the above strings are inferior in any way. just not for my violin having A,D Helicore and G Dominant.
Big Deal ? I thought so until I did something radical. I tried a Tonica Weich/Soft E.
I knew just tuning up that something was happening. The other 3 strings went crazy and became out of tune by up to 20 cents! (Only Evah did that before.)
After the Tonica picked up some rosin, the sound was pure sweet.
Yes, the out of tune strings could be easily retuned BUT to a new tension pattern. Is THAT the most important difference I'm hearing and not some new (wonderful) E string vibrations?
I had to also notice that the bass had a great sound without growling at me.
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