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5 string J Basses with killer B strings?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Zanderwestcoast, Jul 8, 2012.


  1. CLMSHQ

    CLMSHQ

    Apr 17, 2007
    Danielson, CT
    I have owned 2 Carvin 5's...They are great 5's...'B' was low and could clear up a chest cold.
     
  2. pablomigraine

    pablomigraine Commercial User

    Feb 9, 2005
    New York
    VP & Managing Director - Willcox Basses
    I'm sure it's been said already but....

    -Lakland
    -Spector Coda
    -Lull
     
  3. I know we're talking about Jazz basses here but every stingray I've played has had a killer B string.
     
  4. DiabolicLow B

    DiabolicLow B Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2009
    Ontario, Canada
    Another vote for Dingwall, I love my Super J5, great tone, super fast neck and a B string second only to my Afterburner!
     
  5. Mr Guy

    Mr Guy

    Sep 27, 2010
    Re:Maurillo's post, I've had a VJ5 Classic 34" one piece maple neck bass for two years and the B has always been exceptional - solid fundamental and very good, long sustain - and that is with DR High Beams which I've always found the B string to be a bit "over toney" and weird on other basses I've had (34.5" and 35").

    Have you tried something like the F Bass set? Stupendous sounding tho I find they go dead a little too fast for my wallet....
     

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