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need new string for my pbass

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by jackson0321, Nov 16, 2001.

  1. jackson0321


    Apr 4, 2001
    Houston, TX
    i think i want to get dr lo riders?????
    what length and gauge should i get???
  2. leper


    Jun 21, 2001
    standard length, and as for guage...completely personal preference
  3. neptoon

    neptoon Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2000
    Melbourne, FL
    just one? well, go get one...
  4. neptoon

    neptoon Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2000
    Melbourne, FL
    *peppermint patty voice on* fill out your profile information, please, sir...*peppermint patty voice off*
  5. well, strings come in pack of four (usually) so you should probably replace all of them, but you dont have to if you dont want to, anyways, gauge doesnt really matter, but since your new to bass (im assuming) you should probably get fairly light strings (40, 60, 80, 100) as for brand, its all a matter of choice, or (as in my case) whats cheaper
  6. apollocx


    Sep 17, 2001
    You can go to any music store and buy individual strings. Just tell the guy the gauge you want, and he'll get it for you. I'd go with Ernie Balls. And yes, get lighter strings. A full 4-pack of strings will cost you about $20.
  7. Ernie Balls are good, but they go dead too fast. Get Lo Riders.
  8. jackson0321


    Apr 4, 2001
    Houston, TX
    strings, i was just asking your yall opinion also i forgot to ask what about the difference bt steel and nickel which should i buy
  9. bb77


    Oct 13, 2001
    Go for Ernie Ball Super Slinky, usually its the gauge for Fender's, but ask a pro (I mean in the store or something)

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