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Looking for strings with low tension

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by bkchang79, Jun 5, 2004.

  1. I tuned my bass guitar a half step lower and I like how it plays when the strings have less tension. Right now I'm using the DR hibeams 100 80 65 45 strings.
  2. Dan Molina

    Dan Molina TalkBass Secular Progressive

    Jul 17, 2002
    Murr Town, California
    might want to try a lighter guage, I can't recomend any specifics because I dig tension.
  3. :bassist: I actually find that tuning my Rotosound steve harris signature flatwounds(110-50) down to B-E-A-D gets a sound that seems to come from somewhere deep inside the bowels of a monster.

    But the cool thing about these strings is, unlike roundwounds, theyll only get that growly clack sorta sounds when you want them to.
  4. FunkySpoo

    FunkySpoo Supporting Member

    Feb 6, 2002
    T.I. Jazz flats or jazz rounds