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need a quick 5string answer,pls.

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by movielvr, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. movielvr

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    will rotosound long-scale pressure wounds fit 35 in. neck???
    thanks ya'll, Kevin
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    i chatted with him earlier, nice guy and helpful, ill bother him again later...let me ask this as well, are pressure wound strings the best choice for a fretless??? would flatwounds be the better choice? dont want to chew up the neck you know.
    ty, Kevin
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    That's a discussion that's been brought up million times. You should use whatever strings you're most comfortable with and sound the best to you and not worry about fingerboard wear. The roughest roundwounds will eventually cause damage but the fingerboard can always be re-planed in a couple years if it bothers you.

    But....pressurewounds are a great choice for fretless, primarily because of less fingernoise, in my opinion.
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    Both string types have smooth surfaces so they are easy on the fret board. Pressure wounds are brighter than flats so it depends what sound you're going for. Ken Smith Compressors are long enough for 35" scale.
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    Depends on the bass.

    They are 37" ball to silk. So if your instrument is less than 37" ball to nut they will fit

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