Hey thanks for the ?? on which strings. I found the packaging in my gig back pocket and sure enough, they are D'addario ESXL170 nickel wounds.
What's the difference between those and the Chromes you guys speak of? Maybe I'll take a look at the strings threads.
Fender Percision Bass club #1042, 1977 Fender P-Bass, Ampeg 212 Portabass cab, Genz Benz Shuttle 9.0