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Re: Stringing a Daphne in a lighter guage

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Jerry, I have a 1912 Lyon and Healy style 21 (which is rather small, smaller than my L&H 17). In 2006 it was re-built by Howard Bryan and re-strung with light-gauge strings (lever gut). It feels very easy on the hands, but there is still a lot of sound, and it is a beautiful, beautiful sounding harp! For bass wires, I contacted Vermont Strings, and they made me a set of “Erard Gothic” wires. They took some getting used to—but they, too, have a good, big sound.