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Muddy B string?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by pulseczar, Feb 11, 2006.

  1. pulseczar


    May 7, 2004
    San Jose, CA
    I bought some GHS Boomers and the B string has a noticeably muddier tone than the rest of the strings. Is this natural?
  2. DavePlaysBass

    DavePlaysBass Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2004

    string gauge
    string type
    bass scale
    pickup configuration
    pickup brand

    But the short answer to your question is YES depending on the details.

  3. pulseczar


    May 7, 2004
    San Jose, CA
    wow. I didn't check on the specs, but when I compared the E on the B string to open E string, the E on the B string was very muddy compared to open E, as well as the other notes. I was just wondering if anybody else has had this experience...

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