Longer than Long Scale?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Nimby, Jun 19, 2005.

  1. Nimby


    Jun 19, 2005
    I've acquired a Music Man String Ray Bass circa early 1980s.

    The strings go all the way through the body, so a long string length is needed. I tried Rotosound Swing Bass 66LC ("Long Scale"). But, these strings are too short for the Sting Ray Bass.

    So, who makes strings longer than Rotosound's Long Scale?

    Thanks for any replies to this post!
  2. Minger


    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    A set thats Extra long scale? 0.o
  3. Nimby


    Jun 19, 2005
    C'mon, is that supposed to be an answer??

    String gauges are always specified, but I have never seen any strings with length specifications, other than "long" or "short".

    Therefore, I am looking for someone who has an 80's Music Man Sting Ray Bass and can tell me what brand and model of strings will fit.

    Please, no glib or sarcastic answers! I'm just looking for information. Thank you very much.
  4. Bazzist


    Dec 7, 2002
    Nova Scotia
    Some string companys do make Extra long scale strings specificaly for through body.
  5. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
  6. Nimby


    Jun 19, 2005
    Thanks for the tip and link to Pyramid! I will give them a try.