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problem with Fender Super Bass strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by iceblinko, May 11, 2004.


  1. iceblinko

    iceblinko

    Jul 15, 2003
    Ny
    hey all. i'm just wondering if there are any strings close to the feel and sound of Fender Super bass strings (8250's). they are nickel plated steel roundcore. I love these strings but hate that the E string is tapered and is 110 gauge. the rest of the strings are 85, 65, and 45, so the E just feels floppy and uneven. i tried the Fender super bass 7250's, but they are way too bright and tin sounding. anyone have any opinions? thanks!
    -tom
     
  2. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    For my preference I found the D'Addario XL's fit the bill. I also dislike the 8250's for the exact same reason.

    Dan