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RS55 Rotosounds....

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by CrazyTwoKnobs, Oct 1, 2003.


  1. RS55LD NOT RS66LD!!!

    Are these worthwile on a P-bass if I want a really raw growly sound? Anybody know off hand (I've done bunches of searches) where I can get them cheapest?
     
  2. Steve Harris can get growl out of the flats on a P, so why not the pressurewounds. I don't know about customs in the US, but you'll get a set shipped for around 33$ here (The shop is in the UK)

    Good luck.
     
  3. slugworth

    slugworth Banned

    Jun 12, 2003
    So. Calif.
    Yes, the RS55 "Solo Bass" are great. The wire
    is "rolled" as it goes onto the core, yielding
    a smoother feel and less wear without sacrificing
    the roundwound tone. These sets are not often
    stocked by music stores, so they're kinda hard
    to find. Your best bet would be to contact Rotosound USA directly, you may be able to buy
    them direct if there is not a supplier in your
    local area. Call 818-505-0158, and ask for
    Hammer, he can probably hook you up if you want
    a few sets.

    Cheers,
    Slug
     
  4. tappel

    tappel

    May 31, 2003
    Long Island, NY
    You might want to email your friendly strings forum sponsor (wink wink).

    I don't have them listed at my site, but I can get them... and about $5 cheaper than one particular online string megastore.

    Tom
     
  5. The 0x

    The 0x

    Aug 24, 2003
    Timonium, MD
    Are there any issues of dead strings right out of the box with these? :confused:
     
  6. you found a pair of 55's? I just put on a pair of RS66's and they're awesome...
     
  7. The 0x

    The 0x

    Aug 24, 2003
    Timonium, MD
    I saw that thread already. But they don't mention 55s.

    And I found the 55s here.