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Low and high

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by TubeMaker, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. TubeMaker


    Jan 30, 2011
    After reading the mids threads I would like to ask you for

    Low and highs V eq strings.
    Not boomy on low chords.
    Bright/natural sounding

    Can you suggest me few models?
    Thanks :)
  2. FunkMetalBass


    Aug 5, 2005
    Phoenix, Arizona 85029
    Endorsing Artist: J.C. Basses
    "Not boomy on low chords" is hard request. Unlike the piano, there aren't individual strings for each note, and every string does not have it's own scale length. Now, larger gauges will give you a bit more upper harmonic clarity, thus reducing the boominess.

    By "lows and highs V eq strings," do you mean that you want scooped mids? That's also not in favor of keeping chord clarity. You'll want the mids.

    My recommendation is a balanced set of Circle K strings at 45-50 lbs of tension (probably the 112 set for standard EADG tuning) and then EQing out the mids on your amp.

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