Where to find strings for a Bass VI

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by MrSnuffy, Feb 1, 2014.


  1. MrSnuffy

    MrSnuffy

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    Hey guys! I just received the Squier Bass VI that I've been waiting a few months for and I was wondering where the best place to get strings for it would be. I've seen Circle K and La Bella both have sets but I was hoping to put some flats on it. Anyone have experience with flats on a VI or know where to purchase some?
  2. pfox14

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  3. Jensby design

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  6. Jensby design

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    Sorry, my bad you wanted flats, LaBella is the only one I know of.
    Wouldn't flats kill your ability to play chords?
    Double stops with flats just sounds bad me. When I think Bass VI I think chords, maybe that's just me.
  7. Pelham Bleu

    Pelham Bleu Forgot what clean tone sounds like. Supporting Member

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    There's lots of good info in the Squier VI club thread, too.
  8. halfjackson

    halfjackson Supporting Member

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    Definitely La Bella for flats. I use Circle K, which I am very happy with, but I know a dude that uses the La Bella flats and they sound incredible. Monster player too.

    Fyi, the Circle K set that I use is: BVI-102 - 102 76 57 43 33 23p.
  9. MrSnuffy

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    Thanks for the input everyone!=-)
  10. CBNJ

    CBNJ Sorry brother. Supporting Member

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    Using the .102, could it pass as a 'main' bass in a band? I want this to be my #1 bass for all situations.

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