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'My Town Is Dry' and Sucks On Getting Strings'

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by mustBmtd, Nov 5, 2013.


  1. mustBmtd

    mustBmtd Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2012
    Tennessee
    Any bassist out here in TBer Land and help me locate at least one set of each at a reasonable price for a set of La Bella Super Steps, and Ken Smith Taper Core, as well as a set of Dean Markley SR2000. Dean Markley's for 6' string MTD other two set for my 5' string. Only DR's and D' Addario, and GHS, and Ernie Ball's in my city getting burned out on those. Need Help! :help:
     
  2. Floyd Eye

    Floyd Eye Banned

    Feb 21, 2010
    St. Louis
    juststrings.com
     
  3. Jon Moody

    Jon Moody Commercial User

    Sep 9, 2007
    Kalamazoo, MI
    Manager of Digital Brand Development and Product Development at GHS Strings
    bassstringsonline.com
     
  4. Gorn

    Gorn

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    ^
    This
     
  5. mccartneyman

    mccartneyman

    Dec 22, 2006
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Managing Editor, Bass Guitars Editor, MusicGearReview.com
    I have not bought strings locally for about 10 years becaseu all I can find are DR and Ernie Ball, and NEVER flats. Basstringsonline is great.
     
  6. mmbongo

    mmbongo Five Time World Champion Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Carolinas
  7. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Commercial User

    Jul 28, 2006
    LA California
    The Brains: FretNation.com
    :)
     
  8. JellinWellen

    JellinWellen

    Oct 18, 2012
    Texas
    BassStringsOnline.com for sure.

    I've used amazon before and it has also been good.
     
  9. bassstringsonline.com - best customer service ever
     
  10. Fat Steve

    Fat Steve The poodle bites, the poodle chews it.

    bassstringsonline.com

    Just bought my first set of flats for a great price, with fast delivery. Loving these guys!
     
  11. billgoodwin

    billgoodwin

    Mar 28, 2011
    Roanoke,VA
    bassstringsonline.com - the only choice
     
  12. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    I've used them for my 8 string sets, +1. Will have to look into the other option offered here, but I try to buy local when I can and there are plenty of local companies here.
     
  13. bass12

    bass12 Say "Ahhh"... Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    Another vote for Bass Strings Online. Great service and prices - it's the only place I shop for strings now.
     
  14. + ∞
     
  15. GKon

    GKon Supporting Member, Boom-Chicka-Boom

    Feb 17, 2013
    Queens, NY
    Yet one more positive vote for bassstringsonline.com
     
  16. juststrings.com is another choice. They carry all the brands the OP listed. I never have to wait long to get my orders and I typically can pick up my strings the next day from a warehouse they have that is 15 minutes from my house so I don't pay shipping.
     
  17. bass12

    bass12 Say "Ahhh"... Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    Oh, and if ordering from Bass Strings Online it's worth ordering in bulk.
     
  18. Toptube

    Toptube Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2009
    I like bassstringsonline a lot, as well.


    But if you have Amazon prime, ordering from them makes sense, as well. I still do it sometimes, even though BSO is so good.
     
  19. u84six

    u84six Nobody panic, the bass player is here! Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2006
    US
    bassstringsonline.com
    juststrings.com
    stringsandbeyond.com
    amazon.com

    I usually check them all for prices and the lowest price wins. Example: stringsandbeyond sell Pyramid Golds for several dollars less than both bassstringsonline and juststrings. On the other hand, I got a discount from bassstringsonline for just being a TBer. ; )
     
  20. Try ordering some bass strings from Carvin. I've always heard LaBella manufactures them. I think they're great. I order 'em in bulk.
     

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