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Is there difference between black and white nylon?

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just begging for bad jokes.. –  Carl Witthoft Feb 18 at 15:30

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Yes, Black (and sometimes Red) nylon strings have more of a treble/high end sound and are more distinctive in tone than the classic nylon.

Sources:

Wisegeek article on classical strings

JustStrings overview of classical strings

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Do you have any idea how the densities of different materials compare? For example, would if black string and clear string of a certain diameter were set to the same tension, which would produce a higher pitch? –  supercat yesterday

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