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Bass String Basics

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by aquablue, Apr 12, 2005.


  1. aquablue

    aquablue

    Apr 12, 2005
    Miami, Florida
    I am brand new to the bass guitar and I wanted to learn about bass guitar strings. What websites, books can help me to understand the basics of bass strings. I own a 1976 P-bass.

    Thanks for your help.

    PS. This is my first post.
     
  2. Robman

    Robman

    Mar 19, 2004
    Sherman, Texas
    welcome aquablue..

    try to get your hands on the december 2004 issue of bass player magazine. lots of useful string info there. (you can order back issues from their website)

    i still have this issue and still look up something concerning strings at least once a week.
     
  3. aquablue

    aquablue

    Apr 12, 2005
    Miami, Florida
    Thank you Robman. I just ordered the back issue.

    Question: What strings did James Jamerson use?
     
  4. I believe rotosounds, correct?
     
  5. Thunder_Fingers

    Thunder_Fingers

    Jun 24, 2004
    Norway
    Your Brand new to bass and you plays a 1976 Fender Precision?! :bawl: :crying: I want one so bad...

    i belive Jamerson used Rotosound flats yes...
     
  6. aquablue

    aquablue

    Apr 12, 2005
    Miami, Florida