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Fender Mustang Strings.....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Calvin John, May 10, 2010.

  1. Calvin John

    Calvin John

    Aug 11, 2009
    I have recently acquired an original Fender Mustang which has seen a few gigs but is still beautiful. :)

    The strings on it seem quite loose and flappy and don't seem long enough as the main winding doesn't reach the nut. What guage and type of string do I need????

  2. Short scale strings are a bit short for the Mustang, so I would go with Medium Scale. I have D'Addario ELX 170M on mine and am content. These are roundwounds, I have not yet tried flats on my Mustang but have heard good things!
  3. KramerBassFan


    Jan 3, 2009
    Just listen to any 1970-1975 or so Rolling Stones... thats Bill with a Mustang and Flats.

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