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fender vs picato flatwounds?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by allroundbassnut, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. allroundbassnut

    allroundbassnut

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    struggling to decide! opinions please everybody! :L
  2. gary m

    gary m

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    Um...Fender flats I know about, but Picatos?...not so much. What's the difference in price?
  3. mjac28

    mjac28 50th Anniversary Ed Sullivan February 9, 1964 Gold Supporting Member

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    +1 Never heard of that brand you should get some so we know what they sound like :)
  4. BassBod

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    Picatos are old style flats - fairly stiff, thuddy....just like they (actually) made them in the 60's. Great if you like that style of string, and pretty good value in Europe (not sure how pricey they are in the USA).

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