Strings for 36 Scale basses / Carl Thompson

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  1. Bass42

    Bass42

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    Hello !

    Maybe this thread already exists ! I just want to know what kind /brand of strings will fit this 36'' scale basses ! Does anyone can help me ?

    Thanks
     
  2. nickbass79

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    Circle K or call Carl.
     
  3. ggvicviper

    ggvicviper Call me Marc or Marky Potatoes. Gold Supporting Member

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    D'Addario Super Long Scale should fit.
     
  4. Bass42

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    Yes they will fit 36 scale basses, but besides 36" scale my Carl Thompson is strings through body ! So I need some string longer or equal 39" ! Thomastik, Rotosound and DR extra long scale strings that will fit it ! Daddario is 38" ! I just made a research !

    Thanks
     
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  6. Randyt

    Randyt

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    Fodera AJ set or FBass strings

    ..If it is strung through body...you cannot use circle K..(on their disclaimer)
     
  7. Barduuk

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    Ken Smith make strings that long,, i believe..
     
  8. Immigrant

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    You'd think that Carl would throw in an extra set since it was the most expensive bass he ever made.:p

    Call him and ask. You are a return customer, not some bozo who wants to see if the $900 he saved is enough to get a bass started for him.

    Nice bass again.
     
  9. Bass42

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    I tried to call him ! Impossible to find him ! I just gave up ! LOL !
     
  10. Bass42

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    Thanks !
     
  11. drcor

    drcor Supporting Member

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    Piramyd strings, super long scale...I get a Ct 36 scale...they are perfect, great tone also...
     
  12. JustForSport

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  13. Bass42

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    Many thanks !
     
  14. Blues Cat

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    Bass42, my strings may fit. Pm me the distance from the front of the ball end to where the nut is and distance to the tuner post on each string.
     

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