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FS: Ken Smith Compressor (.40-.125T)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Accessories' started by mgrewe12, Jan 26, 2014.


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  1. mgrewe12

    mgrewe12

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    For Sale. Shipped CONUS. I would prefer to do cash, but I'll take a check (will take a few extra days to make sure the check clears). Sorry, no Paypal for this guy.

    The strings were wrapped on a Modulus Q5. It's a 35" scale bass with the ball end strung at the bridge. The strings were all wrapped at least 3 times around the post. I added a picture to show what the headstock looks like if your curious.

    $20
    Ken Smith Compressor
    Extra light gauge (.40-.96) with a .125 taper core low B.
    Used for about one week.
     

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  2. mgrewe12

    mgrewe12

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    I don't have a lot of expierience with strings, but they are more like broken in round wound nickels. Here is a link to a youtube video of another talkbass member reviewing these strings (his review is of the GHS Pressurewounds, but they are the same string except different gauge and the Compressors have a taper core low b. GHS makes Ken Smith's strings). It should give you a great idea of it's tone.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ci1uINTqcp8

    As for feel, they are likely as smooth as rounds as you are going to get without going to Thomastic Infeld rounds (never played em, but heard they have a tiny wrapping).

    PM me if you are interested. Thanks.
     
  3. bassman_al

    bassman_al Supporting Member

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    Pressurewounds are great strings. Very comfortable, sound great, last forever. I used one set with my fretless Jazz. nice string for that application. Easy on the fretboard.
     
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    mgrewe12

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