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What strings for my fretless six?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by ba$$player, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. ba$$player


    Dec 8, 2010
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    I really really like daddarrio nickels but can't find them for a six in medium gauge. Any help or recommendations would help me out tremendously! Anything similar that I could try? Does anybody know where to find these?
  2. gary m

    gary m

    Jan 17, 2011
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    I use a set of flatwound strings sold thru Carvin.com for six string basses. They're repackaged GHS Precision Flats, which I love for fretless. I believe the gauges run .26 to .128.
  3. tylerwylie

    tylerwylie Supporting Member

    Jan 5, 2008
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    On my fretless 6 I use a balanced .107 - .045 D'Addario set with a .032 and .135 added. I order my strings from bassstringsonline.com to put together these sets. Works really well for me.
  4. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 28, 2006
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    Owner: BassStringsOnline.com
    Your options expand a ton if you get 4 string sets and single B and High-C strings.

    (If your 4 string set is 45-105 / 45-100 / 40-95 then buy Twin Packs and you will save even more!)

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