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Folkcraft® Roller-Wound Brass Strings, Ball Ends, Pack Of Twelve, .042

Item Number 9072278

Regular price $30.00

Twelve roller-wound brass strings. This is the string that Folkcraft started using for its dulcimer bass string back in 2012. A bit brighter, a bit smoother to the fingers, and a bit louder. The ultimate wound string for your dulcimer!

These strings are sometimes called "squeakless", and they certainly squeak less than regular (not roller-wound) strings. However, there's no such thing as an entirely squeakless string. We recommend these strings wholeheartedly.

This particular string is .042" (42/1000 of one inch) in diameter, and is sometimes called .042RW. Each string has a total length of 37 inches (37"), and has approximately 36" of that total length covered with the brass winding.

Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Susie C.
Roller-Wound are Great

I bought some of these individual Roller-Wound strings to make some custom dulcimer strings sets for myself. Love these, and it's nice that Folkcraft offers individual strings for this purpose.

John Butler
Dulcimer strings

One string in each group was to.big. wanted to tune TO DAAA, could not tune the 3rd string to an A. Otherwise everything was fine, instrument sounds good. JB

Gary C
Quality strings

Good quality strings just like you’d expect from Folkcraft. As mentioned in the description, these squeak less than round wound but are certainly not a “non-squeak” option. Have realistic expectations and you will be happy with the tone of these strings.

Herb McMurtry

Folkcraft is simply another way of saying “ Excellence! In all dealings with Richard Ash and Company!

Reliable quality

I only order strings from FC now—they are good quality and always arrive faster than I expected. Thank you for such good service.