Which strings are which on A ukulele?
Ukulele String Numbers
- The string that’s closest to the floor is string number one,
- The second string that’s one up from the floor is number two,
- The third string that’s three up from the floor is string number three,
- The fourth string that is fourth up from the floor (or nearest the ceiling) is string number four.
What size ukulele strings do I need?
Soprano ukulele strings are 21 inches long, for a 13-inch scale length. Concert ukulele strings are 23 inches long, for a 15-inch scale length. Tenor ukulele strings are 26 inches long, for 17-inch scale length. Baritone ukulele strings are 30 inches long, for 19-inch scale length.
Are all 4 ukulele strings the same?
Different strings are assigned different notes. To get these notes, different gauges are assigned to the notes/string placements on ukuleles. This isn’t ukulele specific; most string instruments come with different gauged strings assigned to different notes and placement on the instrument.
Are ukulele strings all the same size?
Are all Ukulele Strings the Same Thickness? Let’s start by addressing this common question. Ukulele strings are usually different thicknesses (also called gauges). For example, on a Soprano ukulele in standard “high-g” tuning, the E string is usually the thickest and the G string is usually the thinnest.
Which ukulele strings are easiest on the fingers?
Ukuleles can have either nylon strings (or similar material) or a combination of nylon and strings wound with metal. As a beginner you typically want to go with the lightest gauge strings as they are easiest to play and are the most gentle on your finger tips.
Do ukulele strings go from thickest to thinnest?
Generally speaking, the thickness of ukulele strings follow this order, from thickest to thinnest: C string (2nd closest to the ceiling) E string (3rd closest to the ceiling) G string (1st closest to the ceiling)
Can you use fishing line for ukulele strings?
One of the not-so-secret secrets about the ukulele is that some of the best strings are made from fishing line. It’s true. There are a vast number of ukulele string producers out there and most have their strings made in Japan by companies that produce fluorocarbon angling leader.