Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Anonymous7, Mar 23, 2014.

  1. Anonymous7


    Oct 21, 2012
    I like play vibrato bends and chords on my 4 string which has a E down to C extender, yet I don't like a bunch of finger noise, would these be expressive enough strings and what gauges should I get, if these aren't expressive enough what do you recommend?
  2. Root 5

    Root 5

    Nov 25, 2001
    I really try to shy away from recommending strings, because what may be nirvana to me, will be hell to you.

    I like D'Addario Half Rounds; they tend to be a 'love 'em or hate 'em' kind of string. I think they're very versatile. They last a very long time.
  3. Mikhail1


    Apr 8, 2008
    The only way to know for sure is to try them. Just remember that ground wounds start out large and then are ground down to size so I always found them to be fairly high tension compared to their gauges. I always liked compression wounds better but ymmv.
  4. Yeah these are really high tension. You might want to try a lighter gauge if you're in to bending a lot.