Getting nickel stings, need opinions.....

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by IanthePez, Aug 14, 2000.

  1. IanthePez


    May 29, 2000
    I am going to get some nickel strings because I have never had any and I think they will have the tome I am looking for. I think I am going to get D'Addario XL but I was wondering what other good nickel strings are out there. Thanks

  2. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Well, for Nickel plated strings, I think the ulitmate are the D'Addario SlowWounds.
  3. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Lakland (for extra long scale) Ken Smith, Thomastik,
    Ernie Ball and Martin/Darco's. I've used all of these with
    very good results, depending on the bass. What kind(s) of
  4. IanthePez


    May 29, 2000
    I have a fender jazz bass. I am just gonna pick up a set or two tomorrow and see how they sound.