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Seven Strings Bass Strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by CrushFan41, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. CrushFan41


    Feb 20, 2008
    Hagerstown, MD
    I recently purchased a seven-string bass and I am loving it. I have it tuned as follows--low to high:

    F#, B, E, A, D, G, C

    What I am finding is that the low string that I have tuned to F# is really "flabby" (couldn't think of another word) and the tone is drowned out. After finding out that the string was a .145 gauge, a friend suggested I get a single .165 string and set of six string bass strings with the B gauge at .130. It's a real pisser trying to find .165 gauge single strings--either online or in stores. Can anyone who has any suggest or point me in the right direction as to where I can get these?

  2. Bass Below

    Bass Below

    Oct 24, 2006
    New York
  3. Bass Below

    Bass Below

    Oct 24, 2006
    New York
  4. Steelpulz


    Nov 4, 2003
    Inglewood, CA
  5. Roland777


    Jun 1, 2006
    33-34 USD for one string? Woosh!

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