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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.


    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.

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

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


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


    Mar 27, 2005
    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.


    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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