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Strings for an Acoustic bass

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by bigbutes89, Apr 10, 2006.

  1. bigbutes89


    Mar 6, 2006
    What kind of stings do you use for an acoustic bass?
  2. jrduer


    Jun 27, 2005
    Georgetown, TX
    I use phosphor-bronze on my Takamine acoustic/electric bass. I think they're Dean Markley mediums, but I'm not sure. (I don't play that guitar very frequently, and can't remember the last time I changed its strings.)

  3. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    LaBella Deep Talkin' Bass nylon tapewounds. Carvin sells them at a very low price!
  4. I'm using T-I Jazz Flats right now, but I may try La Bella tapewounds next time. I personally don't like bronze roundwounds on ABG.
  5. bigbutes89


    Mar 6, 2006
  6. OnlyMe


    Feb 16, 2006
    Kontich / Belgium
    Ordered myself a set of TI-acousticore's for my ABG. Hope they're worth the high price...

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