Aquila New Nylgut 5-String Timeless Banjo String Set
The New Nylgut is the first product developed and patented by Aquila. The New Nylgut is nor common Nylon or Carbon (Flurocarbon fishing line or PVDF), or a mix of them. It is a plastic compound of three different components. Compared to Nylon, the New Nylgut produces a better sound and stays in tune better, this because the moisture absorption is less than 0.1% against the 2.0% of Nylon normally employed for the musical strings (i.e. Du Pont Tynex polyamide 6-12). Due to the higher density, similar to that of pure gut (1.30 gr/cm3), the New Nylgut produces a better sound than Nylon and it is not so metallic like those of the so-called 'Carbon' (Fluorocarbon) PVDF strings. In other words, the New Nylgut is probably the first genuine synthetic gut in the world. Features: A better sound than Nylon or PVDF, similar to the genuine gut strings. A more accurate fret-intonation due to the well gauged material. A very stable intonation under moisture changes.