5 string flats, first 5er q

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by mr.mow, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. mr.mow


    Feb 11, 2009
    Endorsing Artist: BBE/G&L Basses
    Hey, I've got my first 5 string in bound, never played one before..

    Now on all my 4s I use Fender SS flats 45-105, they don't make a flat 5 set, what gauge would give me a comparable feel and what brand will feel 'at home' for me?

    I'm assuming the fender flats are made by d'addario? Do we know?
  2. alec


    Feb 13, 2000
    Perth, Australia
    I've used fender flat 5s before. I didn't keep the box but I remember having a discussion on here about them. I'll see if I can find it.
  3. alec


    Feb 13, 2000
    Perth, Australia
    It looks like they don't make them anymore, but it was a 9050-5L set, gauges .040 - .125