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Bass Strings..

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by MinisterBass, May 4, 2010.


  1. MinisterBass

    MinisterBass

    May 4, 2010
    Griffin,GA
    I have a Yamaha 5 String Bass...What strings should I buy, I am on a budget so please not high price but be reasonable.:hyper::rollno::bassist:
     
  2. Tylerrr51

    Tylerrr51

    Nov 28, 2009
    Milford, CT
    depends on what style you like to play and what sound your looking for.
     
  3. Bassman316

    Bassman316

    May 27, 2008
    Longs, SC
    This is a major factor in deciding what set of strings to buy, sometimes more important than how much they are. BUT, there are good strings out there that are relatively inexpensive. If I need strings and the cash flow is kinda tight, I usually pick up a set of D'Addarios. Especially the XL nickel plated rounds- a 5-string set of these will run you $21 on juststrings.com. I've heard good things about SIT strings as well, though I've never tried them.
     
  4. dougjwray

    dougjwray

    Jul 20, 2005
    I use GHS Bass Boomers on my 5-string. They're nickel-over-steel. 45-65-85-105-130 gauge.
     
  5. cnltb

    cnltb

    May 28, 2005
    http://newtonestrings.com/

    I like them a lot.
     
  6. Thunder Pulse

    Thunder Pulse

    May 12, 2007
    Please read the 2 Sticky threads at the top of this Strings forum.
     

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