Originally Posted by AdamR
If you hate the sound of dead strings chances are good you wont like coated strings. Any coated string Ive tried has had a lot less zing then a uncoated string.
I don't mind if something sounds 90% so long as it sounds 90% forever(well, not literally of course) because the fresh string zing goes away so fast with uncoated strings in my experiences.
That's my experiences with coated strings on guitar. Is there any reason it'd be different on bass?