Best Strings?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by NNbassest, Nov 9, 2004.

  1. NNbassest


    Nov 4, 2004
    hey yall,
    im gettin a new Fender from a shop, and i can select any strings on my new Fander Lyte. i was wondering what the best selection would be?

    JJ :bassist:
  2. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    1) Should definately be in strings.
    2) What kind of sound are you going for?
  3. NNbassest


    Nov 4, 2004
    aight, i play motown AND rock. it has Ernie Balls nows :bassist:
  4. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    We have a strings board. Yes.
  5. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    DR (nickel) Low Riders.
  6. NNbassest


    Nov 4, 2004
    hey yall,
    thanks for the imput.
    Admin: so sorry i didntsee the strings here..but to online i forums. wont happen again

    JJ :bassist:
  7. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    You might want flats. Thomastik-Infelds with the tone knob rolled off can get a nice thump, but with the tone knob up and plucked aggressively, they've got growl and grind to spare. Totally unique for flatwounds -- most you'll see are just varying degrees of thumpy deadness, but Thomastiks are in a class all by themselves.
  8. Fret Boiler

    Fret Boiler Pity World

    Apr 12, 2004
    Purdue University

    No wait.. sunbeams
    No... $%!^

    should be in strings anyway
  9. Anti_Wish


    May 14, 2004
    Boston, Ma
    i definately recomend TI flats. they are the best flats out there, no contest.
  10. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

  11. Bassic83


    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    I love me some Elixirs! They last, and last, and last, and...
  12. FireAarro


    Aug 8, 2004
    Yup, very true. I was worried they wouldn't give me the grind I wanted, but they delivered. Great strings, if you think you might like them, you probably will. Warm but not dull. Apparently they last forever and sound better with age too. When I first put them on I thought they sounded okay, but in a few days; wow.
  13. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    Ditto- Best string I've ever played.