Re: New to the OM
I'm sure it can be done, but I'm really wondering if it's worth it, since ball end strings (even singles) are so much more readily available than loops in the first place. I don't think you'd stand to save much, if any, money.
Also, at 20.25" scale, I'm thinking the OM sets that are available are likely to be too light anyway. They are usually about right for 22-23" scales. You might want go with gauges that are a little heftier. So play with different gauges until you find the ones that are right for your technique and your instrument, then get ball end guitar singles (in bulk if you'd like) and don't fuss with the insertion of balls into loop ends. Better to spend the time playing than dithering with string ends, IMHO
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