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Strings For...

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Gopher Bob, Nov 24, 2001.


  1. Gopher Bob

    Gopher Bob

    Nov 24, 2001
    Florida
    I have searched and not found any help full information. Ok, I need to get some new strings and i have only tried one type a couple of times and i want some strings that sound really great slapping because I have been using slap style alot lately. So if anyone could tell me about their favorite Slapping string i would greatly apreciate it.
     
  2. Gopher Bob

    Gopher Bob

    Nov 24, 2001
    Florida
    Anyone with suggestions... I will bet getting some new strings tomorrow...:( ????
     
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Choosing strings a personal thing. You might hate what I like.

    Any name brand of roundwound strings will do fine, I prefer stainless steels, but a lot of people swear by nickels.

    I'd recommend a set gauged .040, .060, .080, .100, again, some people like heavier strings.

    I've settled for Pyramid Pyrasound stainless steels gauged .035, .055, .075, .095 for years now. 20$ a set in Germany.

    But I heard they're more expensive in the US - and hard to get.

    Most people here seem to like DR strings.

    Hope that helps in the search for YOUR strings
     
  4. Gopher Bob

    Gopher Bob

    Nov 24, 2001
    Florida
    Thanks JMX im glad someone could help me. :D