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Flats ID help

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by jbiscuti, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

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    My Road Worn P (which I bought use) came with the best set of flats I've ever used. I don't know what they are though!

    They have sort of a light red silk wrapping (not 100% on this, I'm colorblind, see photos!).

    In the photos below, the A string is a D'Addario Chrome, so you can see the difference in the winding.

    Thanks!

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  2. jasper383

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    Rotos 45-105 set or La Bella 760FL or TI jazz Flats.

    Do they have silk at the bridge? La Bellas don't, TI do, not sure about Rotos.
  3. jbednarski

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    The only flats that I know of and use with red silk are LaBella Deep Talkin' Bass and Rotosound 77s.
  4. iiipopes

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    The E string is something different, perhaps GHS?
  5. jasper383

    jasper383 Supporting Member

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    In those pics, the E D and G are the same set, the A is a Chrome.

    The first pic is misleading--it looks like the blue one is the E. It's not, it's the A.
  6. jasper383

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    I'm going to rule out TI Jazz Flats. They are not as neatly polished. Neither are Rotos.

    My guess is La Bellas 760FL. They are very smooth and highly polished.
  7. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

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    They are DEFINITELY not TI Flats. I've used those enough to know I hate them. :)
  8. mazdah

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    They are LaBellas, I'm 100% sure.

    I have them on two of my basses, and they are the smoothest flats ever (even TI are not that much polished). The wound, the silk, the end of the strings (under the red silk). It has to be LaBella
  9. Mr.Fingers

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    Indeed LaBella's with a D'Addario Chrome A-string
  10. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

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    Thanks guys!
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    I would say those are 760FL...

    The 760FS are Black silk, the 760FM are Blue, the 760FX are more orangeish..

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