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Duff McKagan

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

  1. Yawn 512

    Yawn 512

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

    NOT Supporting Member

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    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

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

    mmbongo Supporting Member

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

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  6. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Gold Supporting Member

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    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

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    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

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

    husky123 Supporting Member

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    And make it a GK 800RB too.
  10. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Gold Supporting Member

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    Currently they have a black polymer coating and use a nickel iron alloy..
  11. Yawn 512

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    On my way to the shop right now. ;)
  12. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member

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

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

    SLaPiNFuNK Gold Supporting Member

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    To get what?

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

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    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

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    Awesome! Glad you were able to get a set!!!

    Enjoy them, they are pretty sweet ;)
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  18. Mike in Chicago

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    Duff f----n McKagan. Comon' guys. Duff McKagan?
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    Its bad form to poo poo on others dreams but I hear what youre saying.
  20. alembicguy

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    Whatever happened to having to mask vulgarity on this forum???

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