Good fingerpick strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Corona_Clyde, Sep 19, 2006.


  1. Corona_Clyde

    Corona_Clyde

    Sep 10, 2006
    I rarely or never use a pick. I slap and pop every once in a while. Mostly I play finger style. What are some good strings for fingerstyle playing?
     
  2. Tony G

    Tony G Supporting Member

    Jan 20, 2006
    NY
    I love the way DR Highbeams feel. They have a nice texture, but can be a little too flexable if you don't have a light touch. If you dig in a lot, and play a bit harder, check out DR lowriders. They are another really great finger playing string.
     
  3. Corona_Clyde

    Corona_Clyde

    Sep 10, 2006

    I strike the string a little harder than i should, which causes "fweebage." Even when I'm playing straight eigth notes like AC/DC's old bassist, Cliff. So I'll probably see if I can get my hands on some DR lowriders. Thanks!
     
  4. BrandonBass

    BrandonBass

    May 29, 2006
    dr strings i good
     
  5. DR Highbeams are what I use on my Fender 51P RI. Good overall tone. Nice feel.

    Lowriders will have kickbut lowend but not much in the mids section.
     
  6. Corona_Clyde

    Corona_Clyde

    Sep 10, 2006
    I heard that if you dig in too hard when you pluck that it can lead to carpal tunnel. Is this true?
     
  7. saxnbass

    saxnbass

    Mar 9, 2006
    Nashville, TN
    +1 and I love the sound.
     
  8. woody357

    woody357 Supporting Member

    Jun 17, 2005
    Ken Smith Burners
     

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