New Platinum E string sticky?

Edited: July 6, 2019, 6:17 AM · Hi everyone:


Just started playing on a new platinum E I installed yesterday (7.9 KP) - Pretty nice sound and warmer Oliv E tonal quality for sure, but it's kinda sticky and "noticeable" to the left fingers when I change positions (especially on the higher registers)?

Has anyone had similar experience with their platinum E string?

Replies (5)

July 4, 2019, 12:39 PM · I haven’t used one in about a year, but I recall how it felt unique to the left hand. To me, it felt softer than usual, but sticky didn’t come to mind.
July 4, 2019, 12:44 PM · I use this string quite a lot and have not noticed this problem, I just complain about the price :)
July 4, 2019, 2:50 PM · Hmm looks like it's just me...? I did get the Perpetual E from StringZone, so no question about its source (I think)

Going to try Westminster med or go back to Kaplan Golden Spiral Solo if Westminster didn't work out. Cheers

July 4, 2019, 9:29 PM · The only Platinum E I tried is the Infeld. The sound was fine, but I had issues with whistling and I had to change it out. Back to Goldbrokat for me.
July 4, 2019, 9:37 PM · I believe that's the point.
I mean, you could try playing without any rosin...

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