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STRINGING V: Wire size availability

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REPLACEMENT WIRE SIZE AVAILABILITY — March 2017
Diameter Material
Imperial Metric Röslau
Steel

Plain
Soft Iron

Tinned
Soft Iron


P
Iron


Yellow
Brass

Red
Brass

Phosphor
Bronze
Malcolm Rose
Iron
A
Iron
B
Iron
C
Yellow
Brass
Red
Brass
.006 .15                      
.007 .18                
.0075 .19                    
.008 .21          
.0085 .22                    
.009 .23        
.0095 .24                      
.010 .25        
.0105 .27                      
.011 .28        
.0115 .29                      
.012 .30        
.013 .33        
.014 .36        
.0145 .37                    
.016 .40        
.017 .44                    
.018 .46              
.019 .48                      
.020 .52        
.022 .56          
.023 .58                        
.024 .61              
.025 .64                    
.026 .65                  
.027 .69                      
.028 .70                  
.029 .74                      
.030 .75                    
.031 .80                  
.033 .85              
.035 .90                  
.037 .95                
.039 1.00                      
† US wire is drawn in inches.
Metric conversion is approximate.

 

✓ We will prepare a replacement string for your instrument from any of these available wires.

For discussion of these different wire types, see our Wire Identification page.


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