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sooo, what strings should i get for my Kingston fretless 5?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by frederic b. hodshon, Jul 27, 2002.


  1. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
    35" scale.

    roundwounds.

    prefer nickel.

    gotta keep that "grrrrrrrrrrrr".

    f
     
  2. I've gotten good sonic results with DR Sunbeams, 40-130. But I'm going over to Status flats (as soon as they get here).
     
  3. I've had pretty decent luck with DR Nickel Lo-Riders in the past on my Zon Sonus Special fretless. I'm working on getting some nickel Zon strings to try, but they're certainly taking their sweet time getting here! I second Peter's suggestion of the DR Sunbeams as well.
     
  4. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
    thanks for the responses.

    i've wanted to try sunbeam nickels for a while now. never get around to ordering them.

    i use ultrasonics on my zon lw sonus.

    Guitar Center only had D'Addario nickels in 35" scale 5 string.

    bought them. they seem pretty nice.

    got a bug and polished up and restrung ALL my guitars. only 5.

    zon, mtd, jazz, strat and acoustic 6 string.

    what a workout!

    all clean and sounding great!!!!

    i bought an ibanez sb7 bass synth while i was there. new strings make a big diff with this unit.

    now i can sound like Gary Willis on Astro Chimp.

    well, at least the fart sounds.

    f