1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to post, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
     
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Flats on a Warwick

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by walkinbass, Jan 21, 2006.


  1. walkinbass

    walkinbass

    Sep 19, 2002
    Blame this on too much spare time I guess.

    Has anyone ever put flats on an early 90's era Warwick 5 string neck through stage I streamer? You know one of those maple body jobs that tend to be a bit on the "bright side" but otherwise is a pretty decent bass.

    second question:
    I'm thinking Labella 760 FM-B (the Medium gage ones)....anyone have on opinion as to this ....or would the Lights be a better choice?

    (my other bass has a 35" scale and I'm use to a bit more tension in my roundwounds)
     
  2. ArwinH

    ArwinH run rabbit run

    Dec 1, 2005
    Southern California
    I put the labella jamerson sets on my 1990 thumb, very high tension as you would expect, but it really gave the bass a new character. The fundamental was much stringer than I had had ever heard and it had great punch. Not really old school sounding, but a good sound nonetheless.