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do steel strings have a more fretless mwah?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by fretless Bob, Mar 18, 2006.


  1. fretless Bob

    fretless Bob If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail. Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2005
    Harrow, London, U.K
    hey everyone

    i bought a five string fretless Sei jazz bass about a month ago. it has about a year old set of DR hi beams on it the only thing is i am more of a nickel man.

    so i was thinking about getting a set of sunbeams on it but i am worried about losing this great tone that i am getting with these strings.

    i wouldnt even say that they are very abrasive so no worry about fingerboard

    so what do you lot think, keep the hi beams or get a set of sun beams on it?

    Dave
     
  2. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    For a fretless i like the warmth of nickels better. I think Steels would be too zingy, but its up to you.
     
  3. p5string

    p5string

    Aug 21, 2004
    Webster, NY
    Put the Sunbeams on. That's what I use on my fretless as well as my fretted Pedullas. Love 'em.
     
  4. Richard Lindsey

    Richard Lindsey

    Mar 25, 2000
    Metro NYC
    No offense, but if you have a "great tone" now, why are you even worried about changing strings right now? Why not wait until your current strings die, and then decide?