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Flats for a fretless JB2?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Dietz, Mar 29, 2013.


  1. Dietz

    Dietz

    Sep 3, 2012
    Portland, OR
    Picked up a fretless G&L JB2 from NYCBass and I love the way this thing sounds.

    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/f126/fs-g-l-jb2-fretless-matching-headstock-954659/

    It arrived wearing DR Sunbeams (not sure how old they are, but not super bright), and I'm wondering which flats, if any, would have a similar tone to the Sunbeams.

    The fingerboard is ebony, so maybe flats aren't really a requirement in terms of wear? Maybe I'm just really intrigued by the idea of flats, as I've never had a set on a bass of my own.

    Thoughts? Recommendations?

    The more I read about flats, tapes, etc, the more I just confuse myself. :)
     
  2. Gorn

    Gorn

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    GHS pressurewounds are the perfect medium btw flats and rounds on a fretless. Worth a shot.
     

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