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Strings for 34" scale 5 string.

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by WillBuckingham, Apr 4, 2005.

  1. WillBuckingham


    Mar 30, 2005
    I play a 34" scale 5 string fretted MVP Pedulla. I use medium gauge steel wound Rotosounds and really like the way it sounds and plays except the B string. Its almost impossible to get in tune, and usually sounds pretty awful and muddy. I know how people go on about 34" scale B strings, but does anyone get a good sound out of their's?
  2. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    Try a set of D'Addario Pro Steels. Great "B" when I had them on my 34" scaled fretted 5.