High tenor five string

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Bumper, Jan 7, 2006.

  1. Bumper


    Dec 17, 2005
    Clinton, Ky
    I'm modding a five string to use a high tenor tuning (ADGCF) but I can't find a set of these strings anywhere. I would prefer not to pay an extensive amount of money for them, so I don't want to buy custom guaged single strings. Does anyone know where I could by a set of strings with these gauges?
  2. Get a 7-string set & sell the unused B & E, or save them if you're wishy-washy like me(& prone to changing your mind :rolleyes: ). I imagine a full 7 set will cost close to the same as a 4 or 5 plus the needed singles.
  3. Bumper


    Dec 17, 2005
    Clinton, Ky
    I considered that, but I think it would be a waste of strings. I could use the E and B for my six or fretless five, but I usually change strings whole sets at a time. There has to be some company somewhere....
  4. Dean Markley put together a set one time for me, and threw it down for free(& I am NO body :) ). It wasn't an odd set or anything, I just couldn't find what I was looking for in stores. Ken Smith will sell direct(again, if you can't find them at regular stores)& they have a wide variety of gauges(including piccolo-suitable stuff). You might try a search in strings- under piccolo, or maybe tenor.
  5. Uhh...waste strings, or waste $$$'s. You decide.
    Sounds like bassteban has an answer for you if it works out; otherwise, get the 7's.
    Ebay, or Craig's List is a good place to sell individual strings; no tellin' who's looking for them... could cut your cost of the 7's. ;)
  6. DavePlaysBass


    Mar 31, 2004
    Just strings has reasonable prices for DA XL or DA ProSteel singles.

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