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comparing dominant and evah...

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by SSS, Feb 18, 2008.

  1. SSS


    Apr 11, 2005
    does anyone know which G string is stiffer?
  2. Dave Whitla

    Dave Whitla

    Apr 25, 2006
    I've only had them on two different basses, EP on double bass and Dominant on EUB, so it might not be a great comparison. String lengths are similar though. The EP is quite a bit thicker, which is probably the main difference, but the Dominant does feel somewhat stiffer. On double bass I much prefer the EPs, but if you want a thinner string the dominants seem fine. If you're doing a lot of bowing I'd consider the Bel Cantos also.
  3. I think it depends on your bass but the EP was noticeably stiffer on my bass. I used EPs for a very short while before going back to Spiro Mittels with a G Dominant.

  4. Dr Rod

    Dr Rod

    Aug 19, 2005
    probably the Dom
  5. Uncletoad


    May 6, 2003
    Columbus Ohio
    Proprietor Fifth Avenue Fret Shop. Technical Editor Bass Gear Magazine
  6. Jeremy Allen

    Jeremy Allen Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2002
    Bloomington, IN
    Definitely EP.

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