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Flats or Elixirs on a Modulus

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by JRBrown, Dec 12, 2002.


  1. JRBrown

    JRBrown

    Jun 21, 2000
    North Carolina
    Has anyone evey tried flatwound or Elixir strings on a Modulus bass? If so, what were the results? Because of the 35" scale length, I'll have to order special sets just to try them out. Unless...;)
     
  2. Davo737

    Davo737

    Feb 29, 2000
    Syracuse, NY
    I've tried both. I've got Elixir polywebs on a Q5 now, and I don't see myself changing anytime soon. Strong lows and mids, and not exceptionally bright sounding - which I like. They sound 'broken in' right out of the box, and keep that sound forever. Not to mention, they feel 'broken in' too - very soft feeling strings. Again, which I like. Also tried TI Jazz Flats, which I didn't like as much. I loved the low tension, and they were great sounding strings, but in my head I have this definition of what a Modulus 'should' sound like, and it didn't sound that way with flats. They took the edge off. Hope this all made some kind of sense to you.

    lates,
    dave
     
  3. JRBrown

    JRBrown

    Jun 21, 2000
    North Carolina
    Thanks! I'm thinking about trying some nanowebs.