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Any of you use Soft Tops/Regular Bottoms?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by natrab, Feb 26, 2004.


  1. natrab

    natrab

    Dec 9, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Just got an email back from D'addario letting me know they they're gonna start making a Soft Tops/Regular Bottoms 5 string set around October or so.

    To clarify these are 45-65-85-105 in 4 string sets and 45-65-85-105-135 in 5 string.

    I love this type as the soft strings on the top are better for bending/soloing, while you can still get the boomy sound of regulars on the E and A strings.

    I was just wondering who else uses these type of strings and what brand(s) they use.
     
  2. I use GHS Pressurewounds Medium (44-62-84-106 so I guess they qualify)
     
  3. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    I use the same gauges, Standard Light by LaBella's standards.
     
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    That's not soft.

    I use a .035-.095 - THAT'S soft. :p

    Oh, and I use Pyramid Pyrasound stainless steel strings.
     
  5. jdombrow

    jdombrow Supporting Member

    Jan 16, 2002
    Colorado Springs, CO
    From the title of the thread, I thought maybe you were talking about underwear. :eek: