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SMALLER GAUGE "G" STRING

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by BYRDMAN, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. BYRDMAN

    BYRDMAN

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    whats up everyone,
    i have a set of amina's on one of my basses and although i
    love the sound and feel of these strings,i want to replace the "G" for a smaller gauge.could anyone advise me on a type/model to resolve this?


    thanks in advance

    byrdman
  2. Bradley Mellen

    Bradley Mellen

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    I once combined a well-worn Spiro Weich G and D with an Anima A and E for a while (after becoming dissatisfied with the aging Weich A and E), which I thought made a surprisingly excellent combination on my bass. Don't know if just the G would work as well, but it's probably worth a try (and Spiros are useful backup strings to have around in any case). I certainly wouldn't reccomend a brand new Weich G for that combo though, as they take quite a while to mellow - if you don't already have an old one on hand I'd reccomend hunting down a used one that's been played on for 6 months or so.
  3. Mark Gollihur

    Mark Gollihur Supporting Member

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    Corelli 370 strings have a considerably thinner gauge than many other strings, might be worth a look (relatively cheap, too!) Might be a little bright sounding, at least initially, with the Anima.

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