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Can someone explain this...?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Brendan, Dec 25, 2001.


  1. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Ok...I've tried out tons of 5s (of the GC variety, not the really cool stuff)...and then I have my little Ibeenhad GSR200. Now a while back, I let you all know that I re-slotted the nut, and now it's BEAD.

    And it has a better B string, even tuned down to A than most fives I've tried. Same on the Abuse Bass (Cruise 4)...is there some reason that the B is better on the 4s? Luck of the draw? Or is there some sort of logical explanation why a B on a 4 is better than a B on a 5?
     
  2. that's kinda freakish. could just be you're ears playin' tricks on you.
     
  3. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Whoops. let me clear that up.

    It's not a sound issue. That I can't really tell. I'm playing through Eden :D. A Rouge would sound good through these. :eek:

    It's a feel issue. It's tighter, more responsive, has more clarity, has some bite/booty to it and is a generally good B string. that's the funky thing.