Affordable 7 string set?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by bass_drum, Aug 3, 2005.

  1. bass_drum


    Feb 13, 2005
    Hey im considering getting a conklin gt7 but im wondering how hard it is to get a nice affordable set of strings. So what brands make an affordable set of 7 string bass strings? I can only find Dean Markley.
  2. Uziel


    Sep 2, 2003
    go to the conklin website : your can order two brand of strings from 4 to 9 or 12 strings... and they are very good strings
  3. Tritone

    Tritone Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Santee, America
  4. elros


    Apr 24, 2004
    Proprietor, Helland Musikk Teknologi
    This isn't what you were asking for, but I use Ritter SwordSteel strings on my 7, and they are wonderful! I've had them on now for about a month, and I like them more and more.

    They are expensive though.

    You could, in a pinch, get a six string set (or even a 5) and add guitar string(s) - they can be used if you put it through a bass string ball so it'll work with the bass bridge. Make sure it is long enough for a couple of turns around the tuning peg though.