Are electric strings actually more easily read by magnetic pick-ups, than acoustic strings?

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yup . 

electric strings   are  steel   / nickle   and  will  react    stronger  to  a mag  . 

most acoustic strings are  bronze   wound etc  ...    a  mag  will  still  read  them  because they  have a steel  core  ,  but  it  will  sound  "muddier   ' .

  then again , some folks like muddy  .  

 

I was told acoustic strings are bronze wound with a iron core while electric strings are steel wound with a iron core and are much more easily read by magnetic pick-ups.

I use anything laying around.But have only used piezos.I have abuild coming up w/ a lipstick/tube style pickup that I'll probably use electric on.

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