Hey everyone. Me and a good friend of mine (who builds custom guitars and basses here in Winnipeg) are designing and building a 7 string fanned fret bass. My question is what type of strings would be the best for this type of bass. I know Conklin, SIT, Ken Smith, and a couple of other string manufactures make 7 string sets. But would any of these work on a fanned fret bass. Since you have a longer scale length on the low strings, I want to make sure the strings are long enough. Currently I use DR Lo-riders on my 4 string and I would like to contiue using a hex core string, but DR does not make them in a 7 string set. To sum up my question what 7 string set, that has a hex core be the best for a fanned fret bass? I know SIT's are hex core but would they work on a fanned fret bass or is there a better brand available. Thanks in advace for any advice you guys could give me.