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Dean Markley NPS round core.

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by 59jazz, Oct 20, 2005.

  1. 59jazz

    59jazz Infinite Rider on the Big Dogma

    Searched the archives and didn't find any info on the Rocco Prestia strings. Anyone try these yet? :meh:
  2. Basssonu

    Basssonu Guest

    Aug 15, 2005
    Mumbai, India
    I'm using the Rocco Strings on my Marcus Miller Jazz Bass (4 string) and they're great; currently, I'm figuring out that action is a big deal because the E and the A strings are really fat. Slap is great sounding but like I said, the action really needs to be low otherwise you end up fighting those strings a LOT.

    I noticed in the rest of the forum regarding strings that light gauge are the way to go; I've never tried them on the jazz bass but I have a feeling that I'd lose some of that acoustic fatness; but I'm sure some amount of eq'ing will do the trick.
  3. 59jazz

    59jazz Infinite Rider on the Big Dogma

    Thanks for the input! The NPS round core and DR Long necks are next on my list; although I'm pretty happy with the Ken Smith Burners.