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WANTED: Bass Strings

Discussion in 'Wanted: Double Basses, Amps, & Accessories' started by jkallen83, Aug 23, 2013.


  1. jkallen83

    jkallen83

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    right now, ive got the strings that a friend set up on my bass last year, i told him to put on whatever he uses. I have Innovation Rockabilly strings on there which are medium tension.

    i dont play hard and want to try a light tension string to try to get the "slap" between notes. the strings i have now take me playing harder than i naturally do so i want to "try" some light tension.

    not looking into fancy slapping, just the single slap between notes...

    so im wanting to get a set of light tension strings, cheap as possible to try. im interested in the Innovation silver/gold slaps....but open to any light tension set of strings.

    i play country/bluegrass/rockabilly type music so i dont own or use a bow. i really like tone and like a clean tone, but just want to try a set of light tension strings for the slap...

    if anyone has a set of light tension strings pretty cheap, let me know. as yall know, at $100+ per set of strings, you can't really afford to just to buy several sets of strings to "try".

    thanks.
     
  2. eub_player

    eub_player

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    Formerly known as Francois Blais...
  3. KUNGfuSHERIFF

    KUNGfuSHERIFF

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    Upstate NY
    Doublebasschat.com pretty much died when the Facebook group Upright Bass Players' Union was created a year or two ago. We all just shifted over. If you're on Facebook look up that group and ask to join. A lot of us have pretty serious string addictions, and buying and selling within that group is encouraged by the moderators.
     
  4. eub_player

    eub_player

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    Thanks for the tip! Just asked to join! :)
    Did you get the FD string and MO by the way?
     
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  6. KUNGfuSHERIFF

    KUNGfuSHERIFF

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    Be careful, things get a little crazy I've there.

    I did receive both, and will be taking the follow-up steps we discussed very soon. Thank you for asking.
     

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