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Lame string ID question

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by FromTheBassMent, May 11, 2010.


  1. FromTheBassMent

    FromTheBassMent Those who can, play bass.

    Jan 19, 2010
    Providence, RI
    A few years ago, as I was trying different strings to find the ideal match for a passive Warwick Corvette 5 (J style pups), I had a set of strings on it with yellow/gold silk windings. I really liked these strings, and made a mental note to "go back to the ones with the yellow windings" if I didn't find something better.

    Then I put some flats on for a specific recording project (I normally don't play flats), then put on some LoRiders and just ended up sticking with those.

    I remembered those yellow windings... and tried to remember what brand of strings they were wrapped around. But I failed.

    I've tried a lot of ground and compression windings in my years of playing bass, but I know they're not the Rotosound Solo Bass (green) or the Ken Smith Compressors or Slickrounds (purple) or DA Halfrounds (no silk).

    Any body have any idea what string maker uses a yellow silk?

    I know, not much to go on. Be nice to me, I'm old....
     
  2. jasper383

    jasper383

    Dec 5, 2004
    Durham NC
    Yellow Silk strings that I know of:
    Dean Markley Steel
    MTD Nickel
    Fender 7150

    They probably weren't Fenders, because that set is pretty much just for 4 string basses.
     
  3. FromTheBassMent

    FromTheBassMent Those who can, play bass.

    Jan 19, 2010
    Providence, RI
    Thanks Jasper. I've never tried any of those though. Hmmm... must be something else.
     

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