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Duff McKagan

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Yawn 512, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. Yawn 512

    Yawn 512

    Jun 9, 2012
    Hey, do any of you guys know what strings Duff used to record the "Appetite for destruction" album?
     
  2. NOT

    NOT Supporting Member

    Jul 15, 2011
    I'm sure he used Rotosounds. You can pretty much copy his tone with a Fender with both P/J pups, Roto's, and settibg your mids full on.

    His signature bass is fantastic to play.
     
  3. Yawn 512

    Yawn 512

    Jun 9, 2012
    Thanks for that mate, I've got a P-Bass so I'm have way there :)
     
  4. mmbongo

    mmbongo Chicken Pot Pie. My three favorite things!! Supporting Member

    Don't forget a chorus pedal turned up to '10'!
     
  5. Yawn 512

    Yawn 512

    Jun 9, 2012
  6. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 28, 2006
    LA California
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    Owner: BassStringsOnline.com
    Not sure about the album... But I have seen pictures of him on tour for appetite with Rotosound Nexus black coated with the multi colored silks...
     
  7. GK Growl

    GK Growl

    Dec 31, 2011
    Backe then, those strings were called "Spacers". Black anodized stainless steel roundwounds with multicolored silk wraps. I bought six sets and although they sounded great, the anodized black would wear off pretty quickly. Then they changed to "Silver Spacer"; nickelplated steel roundwounds with multicolored silks. Then they were discontinued.
     
  8. Yawn 512

    Yawn 512

    Jun 9, 2012
    So Rotosound with a G&K amp, is my best bet
     
  9. husky123

    husky123 Supporting Member

    Jul 6, 2006
    Leesburg, VA
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    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses
    And make it a GK 800RB too.
     
  10. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 28, 2006
    LA California
    Disclosures:
    Owner: BassStringsOnline.com
    Currently they have a black polymer coating and use a nickel iron alloy..
     
  11. Yawn 512

    Yawn 512

    Jun 9, 2012
    On my way to the shop right now. ;)
     
  12. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member

    Yes the flangy crispy tone comes from the chorus as much as from the strings.
     
  13. chienmort

    chienmort

    Aug 15, 2012
    Despite having a signature bass, I wonder how many times he uses his beloved Aerodyne Jass instead?
     
  14. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 28, 2006
    LA California
    Disclosures:
    Owner: BassStringsOnline.com
    To get what?

    If going for the Rotosound Nexus let me know if they have. I would be surprised.
     
  15. Yawn 512

    Yawn 512

    Jun 9, 2012
    Strings on the P-Bass and yes they're nexus strings wow! Yeah the boys up the road know what there doing.
     
  16. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 28, 2006
    LA California
    Disclosures:
    Owner: BassStringsOnline.com
    Awesome! Glad you were able to get a set!!!

    Enjoy them, they are pretty sweet ;)
     
  17. fatlad1

    fatlad1

    Feb 27, 2012
  18. Mike in Chicago

    Mike in Chicago Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    Chicago
    Duff f----n McKagan. Comon' guys. Duff McKagan?
     
  19. StrangerDanger

    StrangerDanger Neo Maxie Zoom Dweebie Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    76227
    Its bad form to poo poo on others dreams but I hear what youre saying.
     
  20. alembicguy

    alembicguy Lone Wolf Miner

    Jan 28, 2007
    Minnesota
    Whatever happened to having to mask vulgarity on this forum???
     



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