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Flatwounds with good sustain?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by fourstringbliss, Feb 12, 2006.

  1. fourstringbliss

    fourstringbliss Supporting Member

    Oct 5, 2003
    Puyallup, WA
    Who makes flatwounds that have good sustain?
  2. PinkFloydDan


    Jul 4, 2005
    are fender flatwounds any good?
  3. fourstringbliss

    fourstringbliss Supporting Member

    Oct 5, 2003
    Puyallup, WA
    Nope, I've got some and the tension is too high, plus I don't like the sound. Thanks, though.
  4. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    I think it's pretty much agreed around here that Thomastik-Infeld jazz flats have the most sustain of any flats. The lowest tension too.
  5. beam


    Dec 29, 2002
    Yup. Got them on one of my basses and I really like them. Played D'addario and Labella flats before too for a comparisson.

    I get good sustain out of mine.
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