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Ken Smith Compressors - nice

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by bino, Dec 10, 2004.

  1. bino


    Jun 27, 2002
    Orange County
    Just started using these and so far I really like them; so smooth! I don't typically like the harsh highs of roundwounds and usually play with flats, but I bought a fender p/j recently and slapped some D'addarios XLs I had on there. Overall, didn't like the feel or tone but they brought out a lot of growl and grind. These KS's (compressed rounds) feel fantastic and are much richer, less clanky sounding. Not quite the D'addario growl with the bridge pickup, but I get a sweet, classic P-bass grind that flats won't give. Think I'll try them on my future P purchase. And did I mention they feel wonderful. ;)
  2. NV43345


    Apr 1, 2003
    I use them on my Carvin 6 string Fretless and just love em. :)
  3. 59jazz

    59jazz Infinite Rider on the Big Dogma Supporting Member

    Are they taught, or somewhat flexable?
  4. bino


    Jun 27, 2002
    Orange County
    as flexible as any typical round wound. not stiff like flats if that's what you're wondering. they come in lighter gauges too.