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My first set of flats.

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by capncal, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. capncal


    Apr 14, 2009
    Just ordered some Steve Harris signature flats for my P bass. Will post a review. Actually tried to delete this post but can't figure it out....
  2. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 28, 2006
    LA California
    Owner: BassStringsOnline.com
    I predict you will dig!
  3. Do they go deeper then Labella's? (Thicker gauge?) After they mellowed out of course. I've heard Steve Harris likes them new and fresh. I personally think a flat should really mellow out in a couple of months or sometimes even a year!
  4. deeptubes


    Feb 21, 2011
    Steve prefers them to be brighter. His strings get changed between every show. He likes the brightness of rounds, but prefers the feel and lack of string noise that flats provide him with. They also don't chew up his fingers like rounds. I think he baby powders his fingers as well. I sincerely doubt he's had to pay for strings in probably 30 years. That makes changing flats daily rather affordable.