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Strings to fit a Precision

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by ashton, Mar 16, 2006.

  1. ashton


    Jan 4, 2001
    What is the thickest set of strings that will fit properly into a precision bass without modifying the nut or saddles?

    I only use flatwound if anyone has any suggestions.
  2. pickles

    pickles Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2000
    Ventura, CA
    Standard guages are 45-105, you could probably go to a 110 without recutting the nut, but it may effect tuning stability a bit.

    Labella flats in a .105 guage have lots of tension, I'm not sure why you'd want to go tighter than that. Are you detuning?
  3. ashton


    Jan 4, 2001
    Labella 105s hey.

    Yes I tune down to C# if that helps.