Favorite Strings?

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DoctorJohn
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Re: Favorite Strings?

Post by DoctorJohn » 14 May 2019, 00:00

Alice brand el cheapos from eBay. Stay bright long enough for me 😂

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narcdor
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Re: Favorite Strings?

Post by narcdor » 14 May 2019, 07:13

Well about 90% of the time the clever clod who I bought the bass from has done the hard work of matching and wearing in the right strings. If I do change them end up putting the original back on. Only bright stainless, very thin gauge, and when I really want flats the originals come off and stay off. I guess I just really like old strings.
Strings: Fender, Narcdor, Framus, MusicMan
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BazzBass
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Re: Favorite Strings?

Post by BazzBass » 14 May 2019, 13:20

I'm really digging the D'Addario half rounds on my MIM P bass.
Dime the tone knob and they are clanky rounds, turn the tone knob to zero and you have flats. Pretty cool.
Loud things: Trace Elliot Elf and 10" cabs ,Markbass LittleMark 250, Hartke HA2500 amps, Hartke XL210 cabs
Pretty things: Fender MIA P, MIM P and J, Hofner B Bass, SX J, Yamaha DTX400 drum kit
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bom bom
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Re: Favorite Strings?

Post by bom bom » 16 May 2019, 14:40

Hey Mr Funky Jase
Maybe do what I do - bring along an Xotic RC Booster pedal.
Set up your bass for the meat and potatoes sound with what ever strings you like - then hit the pedal ( set up ) for the slap bits.
Fender 'P' basses, Labella DTF's
Ampeg, Aguilar, Schroeder

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