barend wrote:yussef ali k wrote:Sa=C is inseed floppy - if it's so, go for the next thicker wire carefully.
I kind of agree but how many sitar player actually play in C? Not many. D makes more sense (at least for me).
instead of changing gauge try using the mapes version of the same wire
(i assume your playing on shaff rosleau)
here are my C gauges
pa chickari #2
1st chickari #1
2nd chickari #0