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Help needed with D'Addario ball-end cover codes

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by rockindillo, Sep 30, 2006.

  1. rockindillo


    Oct 10, 2005
    My bass player, Rob, recently bought a really nice G&L bass, fitted with D'Addario strings, which he really likes.

    He wants to stick with the gauge that's on there, but hasn't a clue what they are. Is it possible to work out the string gauges from the colours on the ball-ends?
  2. The Dave

    The Dave

    Jun 23, 2006
    Canyon, Texas
    I don't think so. The different colors are only to tell you which string you've got (E A D G) beacause they put them all in a little bag rather than separate envelopes. So, the E ball end will be the same colour no matter what gauge the set is and the A, D, and so on. Sorry!
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