Flatwound strings on a 5 String ?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by DaveB, Jan 15, 2001.

  1. DaveB


    Mar 29, 2000
    Toronto Ontario
    Have you tried this? If so,what Bass and what strings? Is the B String mushy??
  2. snyderz


    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    I use Lakland Joe Osborn flats on my Curbow fretless. I love 'em and the B is great.
  3. Monkey

    Monkey Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Dayton, Ohio, USA
    I use tapewounds on my two 5-string fretless basses. I also like flats, but I've gotten attached to these LaBellas. I like the sound of a flatwound B-string.