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New Nylgut NGH

New Nylgut® NGH

It can be mounted on these instruments

arpa stile impero
Historical harp
liuto
Lute and Baroque Guitar
ATTENTION: these strings are suitable for Early Music & plucked instruments only.

For another instruments’ strings, please contacts our official retailer:

bowbrand

Bow Brand > www.bowbrand.co.uk

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INTRODUCTION

The development of a new synthetic material that can imitate the acoustical characteristics of gut but without the typical defects such as high cost, short string life, and severe instability to changes of climate, has always been a fundamental goal of our research. The New Nylgut® represents the fruit of this research and is a good synthesis of the acoustical properties of nylon and of PVF (carbon) strings.

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND FIELD OF APPLICATION

The NGH strings (made with the New Nylgut®) are distinguishable for its gut color, has the same gut’s density (gauges are the same of the gut) and acoustical qualities similar to that material. It should be considered the first “synthetic” version of the natural product.
Other strong points of the NGH strings are its’ excellent resistance under tension -greater than that of gut – but even more important is its extraordinary immunity to changes of climate, considerable superior to that of nylon and gut, thereby guarantying an insuperable stability of tuning under normal conditions.

See this picture: which is the NGH string and which is the gut string?

nylgut

(Left: the NGH string; Right: the gut string)

IMPORTANT

To achieve a stable intonation in just a few minutes you can repeatedly pinch each string at midlength with your fingers, pull it decidedly sideways and tune it up again. Stop when the string does not pull out of tune anymore.

BREACKING INDEX (average’s datas on a gauge of .40 mm)
– Gut: 230-270 Hz/mt
– Nylon: 250 Hz/mt (Tynex Du Pont polyammide 6-12)
– PVF (fluocarbon): 305
Hz/mt
New Nylgut (NGH type) : 305 Hz/mt

For more information

For more information read our FAQ

PRICES FOR NEW NYLGUT® NGH STRINGS FOR HISTORICAL HARP

Minimum order: 50 euros excluding IVA / VAT / TAV (except UE customers)

NOTA: gauges are expressed in hundred of millimeters (i.e. 120 = 1.20 mm).
Gauges are expressed as ‘ Equivalent Solid Gut’
AVVISO: red & black strings are available at the same price and all gauges. Please add the word ‘Red’ or ‘Black’ to each gauge
CODE Length (cm) Color Euros excluding IVA-VAT-TVA (except for non-EU customers)
38 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
40 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
42 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
44 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
46 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
48 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
50 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
52 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
54 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
56 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
58 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
60 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 2,90
62 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
64 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
66 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
68 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
70 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
73 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
76 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
79 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
82 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
85 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
88 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
91 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
94 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
97 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
100NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
104 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 3,20
108 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 4,20
112 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 4,20
116 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 4,20
120 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 4,20
124 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 4,20
128 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 4,20
132 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 4,20
136 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 4,20
140 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 4,20
145 NGH 120 Standard / Red / Black 8,10
150 NGH 180 Standard / Red / Black 8,10
160 NGH 180 Standard / Red / Black 8,10
170 NGH 180 Standard / Red / Black 10,00
180 NGH 180 Standard / Red / Black 10,00
190 NGH 180 Standard / Red / Black 10,00
200 NGH 180 Standard / Red / Black 10,00
220 NGH 180 Standard / Red / Black 10,00
240 NGH 180 Standard / Red / Black 10,00
Recent comments

Kreg Viesselman – Norway
My luthier, Leonardo Michelin-Salomon of LMS guitars, gave me a set of your strings to try on the guitar he made for me. Simply put, I love them.
Andrea Pettinari – ITALY
…felice che un’azienda italiana sia capace di distinguersi per professionalità e innovazione, come Voi fate.
M° Marcello Appignani
I have tried a lot of different brands of guitar strings but I never heard a sound so fitting to me! I am an ”anomalous” guitarist because I play also on the piano so I cannot have long nails and with the classical guitar strings Alabastro I got the sound I looked for.
George Charalampidis – Greece
…I love the sound of Aquila’s Nylgut for Oud and I do not want to buy strings from another company…
JUHA – Finland
Thank you very much for your kind support!!! Aquila has supported our events since we first begun and you have played a major role in helping us keep ukulele alive here……
Taro Tamura – Japan
I have web shop ”Spain Guitar Online Shop” in Japan. I have sell mainly Classical guitars,Flamenco guitars and Ukes. I am interested in your ukuleles strings. It’s fantastic.
Del Ventruella – US
…My first reaction, when I installed this strings, was to tell myself to send Aquila a message and proclaim the guy who came up with these red label strings to be a genius! (Probably tired of hearing that by now…)
John Kelly – USA
…I have used your strings for years and love them…
SYMON HOLMES – UK
Guys! I have just strung my soprano,concert and banjouke with your red strings, they are awesome! The sound is rich, the tonation beautiful and the low G for the concert uke is a wonder to behold. My instruments have never sounded so good. I thought my other Aquila strings were good…..but these…..WOW! My brother-in-law also plays uses and I have bought him two sets also. Thank you sooooo much for making these strings
M° Stefano Aruta – Italy
… ieri ho ricevuto le 12 mute di AMBRA che avevo richiesto, ho montato una nuova muta e sento il bisogno di ripeterti quanto detto al telefono a mio parere sono le migliori corde oggi reperibili.
…il mio parere è frutto di una esperienza quarantacinquennale …
Innanzi tutto ho sempre insegnato ai miei allievi che la musica è l’arte di organizzare i suoni ma la matrice di tutto è il suono in sè come mero epifenomeno ed al di la di ogni banale considerazione su potenza , durata , sustain ed altre simili amenità ti ringrazio perché attraverso la tua ricerca hai ridato nobiltà al suono della chitarra , si vede che dietro al tuo lavoro non vi è solo una mera ricerca commerciale , ma un affanno teso alla ricerca del bello in modo da mettere noi musicisti in condizione di dare il meglio…
David Stanley – UK
On Nylgut strings…Many listeners have commented on their beautiful clear sound.
These are the best strings I have used in over 50 years of performing & teaching.
KIM MEYER – CANADA
Eventually I got my banjo tuned to standard G tuning….
I had to shorten a couple of the strings because of too many wraps around the tuner post, but now it stays in tune.
I love these Nylgut strings…
David Stanley – UK
…My set of Alchemia lasted over four months without losing their tone or their volume. That is a big compliment to the strings. Other strings would occasionally last me six weeks, other strings normally only last me about two weeks!
James Everhart – USA
…I thank you very much for your service. As well as the quality of your product. I am a fan of Aquila strings for life.My ukulele says thank you very much! Have a Great Day!
Andre Hendriks – NL
A ukuleleshop is not complete whitout Aquila strings
Steve Paull – Australia
The new Red Aquila strings have arrived.
I have tightened the lower G string up to the B above G with no problems.
Many thanks for your kindness and great service.
Seoung Don Min
We’re so satisfied with your product.
Thank you for everything and honored I like this nice bright tone and rapid attack response.
also I think (as you written down the back of the pack) tone stability is quite nice
Salvatore Pinto – ITALY
…sono bellissime, grazie. siete stati molto gentili continuerò a usare queste corde.
DEAN BECKETT
Thank you for your wonderful customer service, I cannot speak highly enough of your fantastic follow up and I will continue to use Aquila strings and a lot of that has to do with the treatment I have received from you and your Company.
Phil Doleman – UK
…Anyway, as a user of your uke strings for as long as I can remember (at least 10 years I’m sure)….I’m not asking for free products, simply to share the fact that I love your strings!
REINHOLD KRAUSE
…ok, your loaded long gut string is the best from long time.So am am waiting until you can…
Castellaro Davide – The Utopia Custom shop – Italy
… In questo periodo diversi miei clienti mi chiedono i Vostri prodotti…
Michael Malley – USA
…I love the low g red series for the Ukulele. On my concert uke it works great…
ANDREA PETTINARI – ITALY
Vi vorrei rivolgere i miei più sentiti complimenti per il lavoro che svolgete, e il senso di orgoglio che mi compisce nel pensare che un’azienda italiana lavori in questo modo. Ho iniziato a suonare anche grazie a Voi, e questo ve lo devo.
M° Massimo Gasbarroni – Italy
Come le accennavo frettolosamente, anch’io come, credo, tutti i chitarristi di questo mondo, abbiamo sempre avuto il problema di reperire delle corde di chitarra con delle prestazioni meccaniche e sonore accettabili.
Quando ero studente, fine anni quaranta-cinquanta ho provato anche le corde di budello e di seta naturalmente.
Ma se andavano bene per piccoli spazi non erano certo adatte ad una moderna sala da concerto, come ad esempio il Teatro Petruzzelli, 3000 posti, dove tenni un concerto senza problemi.
Sembrerebbe, a meno di un colossale abbaglio, che con le sue corde io possa aver finito di soffrire…
Julian Roach – UK
… After two weeks of playing on them every day I am still delighted with them….I find them molto cantabile, with excellent sustain, quick in their response and highly responsive to variation in touch. They bring a new kind of sound out of my Sakurai-Kohno, a very ’alive’ kind of sound. I normally play on D’Addario Pro Arte, which I regard both as excellent strings and good value. Alabastros cost a lot more, but I will pay the difference for their distinctive charm. I thought you might like to know that you have a customer in the UK who is very pleased with your strings…
Michael Curry – USA
Alabastro, basses were nice and round, with plenty of edge to cut through, a very good string with lots of volume….
Nylgut- Extremely dynamic string, these are loud with better tone than carbon strings, all the brightness one would ever wantI would keep them on 2 of my 5 guitars though, because the grip on them is amazing, the unbelievable dynamic range, and they are warmer than carbon…. I must admit, I have been using very clear nylon strings over the yearsso nylgut was a nice in-between alternative, I think I will buy more in the future for sure..
The Bionylon felt great under my fingers, and I loved the sustain when I would do a glissando.
M° Domenico Lafasciano
Ho avuto il piacere di provare le corde armoniche Aquila.
Ottimo prodotto, con perfetta intonazione, bellissima cantabilità, prontezza d’attacco,
fascino nel vibrato.
Inoltre la loro lunghezza e morbidezza, rendono anche piacevole il noioso lavoro del cambio
di corde.
Le userò e le raccomando vivamente !
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