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GHS is, like, getting on my nerves

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Flatwound, May 1, 2005.


  1. Flatwound

    Flatwound Supporting Member

    Sep 9, 2000
    San Diego
    Bunch of goofyheads. They don't list a five-string set of either Brite Flats or Precision Flatwounds, but you can buy a single B string in either type. Same with Pressurewounds. What's that about? Not only that, I just picked up a set of Carvin flatwounds, which are obviously GHS, and you can get a five-string set from them. I can't grok this.
     
  2. BassikLee

    BassikLee Commercial User

    Feb 13, 2004
    Deltona, FL
    Owner: Brevard Sound Systems
    I thought the carvins were labella, no?
     
  3. Flatwound

    Flatwound Supporting Member

    Sep 9, 2000
    San Diego
    No. The roundwounds and tapewounds are, but the flats are not. If you put a Carvin flatwound next to a GHS-branded flatwound, they are exactlythe same. Not close, exactly. Nothing like LaBella flats.