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Best flatwound low B

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by ficelles, Jan 29, 2018.


  1. ficelles

    ficelles SUSPENDED

    Feb 28, 2010
    Devon, England
    Having recently become a fretless 5 owner I am looking for the best low B. I'm used to either Roto 77s or La Bella LTFs on my fretless 4s so have tried the low B offerings from both and definitely prefer the heavier gauge .130 Roto 77 string over the .118 La Bella, but what other good flatwound low B options are there? Must have sustain and not just thump, and be available in a single of course.
     
  2. campbems

    campbems Supporting Member

    Jun 20, 2013
    Jackson
    I've played just about all the diffrent brands of flats at one time or another and the TI flats B string is the best B string I've ever played. It's the best regardless of Flats or rounds. They are expensive but really nice strings.
     
    CapnSev, ficelles and Nashrakh like this.
  3. ficelles

    ficelles SUSPENDED

    Feb 28, 2010
    Devon, England
    I have yet to try TI flats, what gauge is the B?
     
  4. campbems

    campbems Supporting Member

    Jun 20, 2013
    Jackson
    136B is the B string guage.
     
  5. shoulderpet

    shoulderpet

    Sep 24, 2015
    I havent tried the TI flats B string but have used the 4 string set and if the TI B is anything like the other 4 strings then it will be exceptional
     
  6. ficelles

    ficelles SUSPENDED

    Feb 28, 2010
    Devon, England
    That is a big B string... probably why it sounds good!
     

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