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fretless jazz growl and mwah

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by th30nlyAket, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. th30nlyAket


    Sep 24, 2010
    Need some strings for my fretless jazz that will get growl and mwah and are not stainless steel and suggestions. Preferable low tension as well
  2. Mystic Michael

    Mystic Michael Hip No Ties

    Apr 1, 2004
    New York, NY
    Say what? :confused:

  3. th30nlyAket


    Sep 24, 2010
    Supposed to be not... Fixed it
  4. BLDavis

    BLDavis Master of Snarks. Supporting Member

    May 21, 2009
    Ellenboro, NC
    Tomastik JF344.....to my ear, nothing sounds better on a fretless Jazz. Low tension too.
  5. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Inactive Commercial User

    Jul 28, 2006
    LA California
    The Brains: FretNation.com
    Or the round version of the above strings mentioned...

    Lighter gauge Nickel Plated Steel strings or round core Nickel Plated Steel as well..
  6. Qlanq


    Jul 9, 2007
    I'm thinking of going for nickel roundwounds on mine.
  7. Labella tapes are very nice on a Fender fretless Jazz.
  8. funkmangriff


    Dec 29, 2007
    For growl i use stainless steel DR lo-riders. Maybe its the way i dig in but i still get alot of growl when they've been worn for a good while. Maybe check out the nickels versions, might be a tad bright though! Why not stainless steel? Is it personal preference?
  9. th30nlyAket


    Sep 24, 2010
    Yes manily the clank but other things too
  10. darkstorm


    Oct 13, 2009
    Daddario exl nickel, Rotosound swing66 nickel, or Dr neons would be my short list. All roundwound of course.
  11. shrigg

    shrigg Joy Decision Bassist/BL, AudioKinesis Beta Tester Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Traverse City, MI
    Jaco had pretty good results with Roto 66 Swing Bass (Stainless roundwounds)

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