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Metal/Jazz Strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Verbannter, Apr 16, 2006.


  1. I currently play a Spector Legend 6 String, I play fingerstyle and would love to find a nicely balanced set that can give me the dark or thrashy growls for metal, Yet the sweet and funky feel of Jazz.

    Suggestions?

    By the way, I tune to an awkward tuning. That's right, I tune to B E A D G C. The long forgotten standard :crying:. And would rather not switch to some bizarre tuning to get the sound I want. I'd rather leave that to technique with a sexy set of strings ^_^.
     
  2. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    Stainless steel of some kind.
     
  3. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    Check out the line of bass strings by Thomastic Infeld.
     
  4. tlwaps

    tlwaps

    Feb 13, 2006
    Ohio
    I use DR stainless steel strings.
     
  5. jamesblue

    jamesblue

    Mar 27, 2005
    Maryland
    DR FatBeams 45-105s have a good growl, I prefer them in a trio (Drum,BAss,Guitar), they work great for Jazz, slap and where growl is needed.

    BUT,

    I recently started using DA Chromes (flat wounds) for my main choice, they just cut throught much easier IMO.
     
  6. Thank you :)
     

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