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Question for people with fat beam experience

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by randysmojo, Aug 4, 2012.

  1. randysmojo


    Jan 14, 2008
    Austin, TX
    Have Fatbeams on my bass right now and I really like the low end and mid range of the tone, but the high end is still a little more than I want. Now, any nickel plated steels I've tried usually have more mids in them, so my question is are there any nickel strings that still have a bit of a subdued bid range? I wouldn't mind hex core as I could actually use a little more tension.

  2. mdogs

    mdogs Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2010
    Cary, Il
    Hmmm, I love the Fat Beams! But, I would try nickel Lo-Riders: hex core, higher tension and not as much zing.
  3. tylerwylie


    Jan 5, 2008
    Dunwoody, GA
    You might like the Fodera's. I like their nickels. Their stainless steels were a lot like Fat Beams too.

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