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strings fpr slapping

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by carpedibass, Dec 13, 2006.


  1. Hi,

    What are the best strings for slapping and popping? Brand, size etc.:bassist:
     
  2. snowdan

    snowdan

    Feb 27, 2006
    imho DR fatbeams are hard to beat. very bright E string!

    the fatbeams have nice mids, tight bass and the exact highs that let slapping cut through without being sizzly.

    it not just marketing that these are an integral part of marcus' sound.

    btw. i used 40-100, because i find lighter gauges better for slap. matter of preference though.
     
  3. zachbass02

    zachbass02 One Hairy....squatch. Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    TI Jazz Flats......:bag:

    Just kidding...umm.....SIT steels or nickles are great...
     
  4. Lowend65

    Lowend65 Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2006
    San Jose, CA
    After much searching I would have to say either Dean Markley SR2000 or DR Handmade Bootsy Collins Signature Series
     

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