Lowest Tension Nickel Plated Rounds...

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by doktorfeelgood, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. doktorfeelgood

    doktorfeelgood layin' it down like pavement

    So for an average 4 string gauge of med. light .45-.100 nickel plated roundwounds what brand are the lowest tension out there? )-(
  2. Mr. Ray

    Mr. Ray

    Feb 20, 2009
    The lowest tension I've played are DR Sunbeams...they have a roundcore which is the primary reason they have a little looser feel.
  3. waynobass


    Feb 27, 2008
    +1. They sound good too.
  4. stflbn


    May 10, 2007
    I thought I was committed to SIT Nickel strings until I tried Sunbeams. Perfect fit for me.

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    TI powerbass strings.
  6. DavePlaysBass


    Mar 31, 2004
    Fender 7250MLs feel pretty low tension to me.
  7. SIT Powerwounds have a hex core, and the DR SB's have a round core. There's a considerable price difference too.
  8. DR Hellborgs are pretty low. i think they are pure nickel...
  9. Darkstrike

    Darkstrike Return Of The King!

    Sep 14, 2007
    They only come in a much lighter guage, but Thomastic Jazz Rounds would be my chioce, going in that direction.
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