cheap strings?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by bassman0213, Aug 9, 2002.

  1. bassman0213


    Jul 21, 2002
    Ive heard a lot about online stores that sell quality violin strings and such for really cheap. Has anyone heard of one of these for bass/guitar strings? I am really interested, cause strings get to be expensive for me as I have three basses(one four, one five, and one six!) HELP!
  2. Well, there is , but I don't like their strings (they sound dead). I prefer buying from . They have a large variety, charge one flat shipping fee for any size order, and they provide great customer service. Try out their SIT Powerwounds. They sound good and are quite affordable.:)
  3. Sprinkler

    Sprinkler [account disabled]

    Jul 31, 2002
    didn't try them out yet, the accoustic ones are good enough though
  4. RyKnoz


    Dec 22, 2001
    What would you consider cheap? $15?
  5. Ernie Ball makes great strings for an inexpensive price. You should be able to find them for $16 at any music store or online store like
  6. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    life's too short to buy cheap strings

    get some DR's or Thomastiks and know what your bass REALLY sounds like ;)
  7. BWB


    Aug 30, 2000
    Knoxville TN
    Assuming, natch, that the stupid DR's don't all
    break...never again will I buy a set of those...

    Cheap strings: Carvin's strings are GHS boomers
    in a different wrapper. $30 for 3 sets of 4 stringers.
    Some people hate 'em, some love 'em but you
    can't beat that price vs. quality ratio.