My first question ever with strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by danmyung5535544, Feb 24, 2014.


  1. danmyung5535544

    danmyung5535544

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    So i have a shecter stilleto extreme 5, great bass, got it for 300 dollars, but im wondering, how can i tell im getting the correct strings for 35 inch scale? Came with generic dead nickel strings and i have to change em:spit:

    What strings would you recommend for brightness, while also compromising: some of it for longevity? :eek:
  2. gidbass

    gidbass Supporting Member

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  3. JellinWellen

    JellinWellen

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  4. kikstand454

    kikstand454 Supporting Member

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    Brightness? Longevity?

    DR high beams.
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  6. unclebass

    unclebass

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    Definitely try bassstringsonline.com Measure the distance from the ball end of the string to the tuner closest to the nut. Also measure distance from ball end to nut. Let Jason know these measurements and he will be able to tell you what strings will work for you and which ones will best fit your needs...
    Also let him know you're a Talkbass member, he gives discounts to fellow members.

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