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Strings for Sx Short scale Jazz

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Boom Boom, Feb 26, 2006.


  1. Boom Boom

    Boom Boom

    Jan 13, 2006
    So what strings do you guys like for this bass. and what strings fit with no problems.
     
  2. I just use normal DR Marcus Miller strings on my short scale bass and cut them to length.
    Put a bend in the string first to stop it from unravelling.
    I like the new string sound and I haven't noticed any loss of brighteness or string life by cutting them.
    Alembic make short scale strings but they're a bit hard to get in the UK.
     
  3. joegeezer

    joegeezer

    Mar 9, 2005
    Northern Wisconsin
    Avatar Club#12 Eden Club Lucky# 13--USA Peavey Club#37 Carvin Club#5
    DR Highbeams come in short scale.