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Strings to fit a Precision

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


  1. ashton

    ashton

    Jan 4, 2001
    Australia
    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 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

    ashton

    Jan 4, 2001
    Australia
    Labella 105s hey.

    Yes I tune down to C# if that helps.