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Can I put nylon strings on my steel string acoustic guitar?

I have a steel string, Yamaha acoustic guitar that I am learning to play at home. But at school I use a rented nylon string guitar. I like the feel of the nylon strings better then the steel strings and i was wondering if i can just switch strings or if i should just get another guitar. Can anyone help?

Answer:

No, a steel string guitar is built and braced for the greater tension of steel strings, which means it's too heavily built to respond properly to nylon strings. It would sound awful. Besides, the slots in the nut are too narrow on a steel-string, the action is too low, and the bridge is made for ball end strings (most high quality nylon strings are plain end). And you would have to turn the narrow string posts on steel-string tuners forever to get anywhere with stretchy nylon strings.
Sep 27, 2017
No, okorder.com/... You will want a full size or possibly a 3/4 size guitar. A 3/4 size guitar is a little smaller and will be closer in neck width to a steel string guitar. I used one like that when I started out playing when I was young. Avoid the cheap ones on Amazon that only cost $30-$50.
Sep 27, 2017
As okorder.com/..
Sep 27, 2017
confusing thing. query using bing and yahoo. this will help!
Sep 27, 2017

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