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Fender Strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by FireStormX, Jul 10, 2003.


  1. FireStormX

    FireStormX

    May 6, 2003
    Ohio, USA
    I recently have had problems keeping my E and A in tune during practice and unfortunately during a show. Which, conicedentally, was the first show I ever, EVER, had to tune my bass during the set.. :mad: A few days before the show I had replaced my usually Fender strings with D'Addario XL's. I loved em, but found one problem, the strings kept popping out of the nut at the end of the neck.. :( This was during songs!! Thank God it was only in practice. I changed to E and A fenders with the D and G being D'Addarios. This was great cause it gave me a bright high end tone and a boomin low end tone.. the only problem is that I'm having trouble keepin the E in tune. Especially when I play slap or play hard. The Fenders are .45 - .105 gauge, where as the D'Addarios were .40 - .100 (so no wonder they kept poppin out). Is there a type of string out there that gives you a bright/trebly tone from the D and G and a boomin low end (somewhat trebly) tone from the E and A? Cause I have an upcoming show and I want to get through it without having to tune.. If I wanted to tune every 3-4 songs I would have played guitar..lol Suggestions??