I was wondering if anyone had built a slide guitar with nylon strings, how did it sound? I am currently in late stages of building one, so if no one has I guess we'll find out soon enough.

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yup .  nylon strings work  well  with a slide . 

good to know, I've never seen it done and was starting to get worried the build was going to be a waste of time.

Obviously it won't work with a mag pickup ,  i used a rod piezo  and it worked great . used a tin body also . but works on wood too. 

Yep me too, I never considered it until my son tried it, I think on his second build, and it worked fine.

A comment I might make is that as nylon strings are softer than steel I would go for a hard tension set, a higher action and /or a light slide to save slide to fret contact. I think that's three comments......never mind.

Taff

 

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