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String recomendations for F Bass BN-5

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by moorebass, Oct 1, 2005.


  1. Just got my BN-5 and while I love the sound of the strings it came with (I think they're made by LaBella), I don't want to pay $45 every time I order a new set of strings. Any recomendations for a similar sound/feel in the $25-35 range that I could pick up @ my local Guitar Center?
     
  2. maurilio

    maurilio Musician - Owner Mo's Shop & MBD - Tech Nordstrand

    May 25, 2003
    Studio City+Redlands, CA
    Endorsing artist: Nordstrand - Genzler Amplification - Sadowsky - Dunlops Strings - DR Strings
    Hi,
    www.bigcitystrings.com

    They have the exactly Labella supersteps custom gauge that comes with the Fbass.
    Fast, resonable prices and reliable service.
    Hope it helps!

    Mo'
     
  3. Halftooth

    Halftooth Supporting Member

    Nov 24, 2002
    Tri-Valley, NorCal
    I believe that Carvin is selling pretty close to the same string as what comes standard on Fbass. I changed my original Fbass string with the Carvins, and I really couldn't tell a heck of a lot of difference. They seemed to sound and feel like the same string to me and at only $12 a set.