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Suggestions on which bass to try flatwounds on??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by RiGarcia1983, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. RiGarcia1983


    Nov 27, 2011
    Hi, strings are expensive as we all know. I've tried a god chunk of them undet the $30 mark all roundwounds .

    I play a fender deluxe active j with a badass2 bridge and heavy ghs strings. I just recently bought a dinged, passive epi goth thunder bird for $100 and it has some cheapo medium set.of strings on.

    Which bass would I have the most desirable sound? I guess I want tho aim for two totally different extremes with tone.
  2. RiGarcia1983


    Nov 27, 2011
    Anyone out there?
  3. Erich Bruning

    Erich Bruning

    Nov 25, 2003
    Interesting there were a few replies earlier today. Now they're gone. If I search for my earlier reply, the original thread with responses pops up. They don't show up when just in the general section.

    EDiT, My reply from before:

    If you like the current ones on the Jazz, then give a set of flats a run on the Tbird first and see what they sound like.

    I have Fender Tapewounds on my Squire P, and Thomastik flats on my Ibby fiver. I really love the way the flats sound, especially now that I've got them on the Ibanez. I was hesitant at first, since they run about $70 or so a set and I wasn't playing it as much, but they really changed the feel of the bass. I pick it up a bit more now.
  4. RiGarcia1983


    Nov 27, 2011
    Thanks Erich, ill check them out. Can't wait to hear these puppies

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