5 string set used on a 4 string?

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  1. shawshank72

    shawshank72

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    Noticed that some flats come in gauges i dont want. But the 5 string set does.
    Stupid question but can you just use everything but the B and it will still fit a 4 string?
     
  2. InsaneBassninja

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    Not Really you would have to make the nuts bigger to get that done serorist your better off just geting a 5 string.
     
  3. QweziRider

    QweziRider Supporting Member

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    Absolutely. Done it often when in a bind and only having fiver sets laying around.
     
  4. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Gold Supporting Member

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    Yes. Many companies even sell for string sets only and single low b strings are additional.
     
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  6. Jason Wilson

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    iiipopes Supporting Member

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    Yes. Then contact me about selling me the B string.
     
  8. remainthesame

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    yeah you can do it. you can also do it the other way around an not use the G.
     

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