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P Bass with flats if you want to try and recreate the studio sounds of many of those bands.
P Bass with broken in nickel or steel rounds if you...
Pyramid flats, very well broken in.
EQ at the amp can go a long way. I don't have a hofner currently but I can get close with a bass bump, scoop...
Rotos have gone to the multi colored ball ends just in the last few years. Before that, the ball ends looked just like those.
Always love playing in bands w only one other guitar.
I loved the heavy short scale flats on my Allen Woody Epiphone, and sometimes thought of going even heavier.
EBMM Sterling 4.
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It tended to pull the strings sharp.
I had a USA Spector Coda J Bass for a while.
It was great in every way, but it was 10 or so pounds and that was just too heavy for long gigs and...
Danelectro, Hofner, Kay, something like that. Doesn't fit your double humbucker criteria, but basses like this often record very well.
What would the guages be for a 32-80 set?
The power trio format is, imo, where a P Bass absolutely shines.
Geddy's great and he always sounds great, but imo a P Bass would have put...
I think it's Bobby Vega who says that the bass chooses the strings. I have found this the case.
Definitely short scale strings.
I used La Bella 45-105 flats and D'Addario nickel 45-105 rounds on mine, and they both sounded great.