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Oh, I'm a noobie

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by 4stringrookie, Sep 26, 2005.

  1. 4stringrookie


    Sep 26, 2005
    Just bought my first Bass. (An Essex Jazz) Been playing a 6 string guitar for several years and play in a Contemporary Christian Band.

    My question to start with is this:

    Anyone here use the Musician's Friend Bass Strings? They any good?
  2. Hm... I'd advise for you to try D'Addario, or even Ernie Ball strings if you are just starting out. While they are going to cost a bit more, I can assure you they will last longer and play better than in-house designed strings from Musicians Friend.
  3. bad_andy


    Sep 21, 2005
    Omaha, NE
    No question that D'addario and Earnie Ball make great strings. I'd like to throw out that I've had good luck with these guys: webstrings.com

    The price is right, they discount in bulk and to my ears they sound as good as the D'addarios.
  4. *accentuates the D'Addario loveage*

    They are a bit pricier, but they will last you a WHILE... and they sound great, even after quite a bit of time. I do kinda prefer the sound of strings that have been used for a bit, though, so thats up to you opinion-wise.