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Strings for a lonnggg scale 5 string?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by JAL, Jan 10, 2006.

  1. JAL


    Dec 15, 2004
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Hey all.
    Borrowing a fiver, strings on it suck. Need a suggestion or two for an extra long scale (35.25 inch), low B set, non tapered, flatwound?

  2. 7flat5


    Nov 28, 2003
    Upstate NY
    LaBella nylon tapewounds? Good right out of the envelope. I have some and like them. Even have a nice slap tone. I have a regular set (not the extra-longs) on a 35" scale, and there is still an easy half-inch left on all strings.