Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Steve Cat, Apr 15, 2002.

  1. Steve Cat

    Steve Cat

    Mar 19, 2001
    Are Fender and La Bella/Carvin black plastic tapewounds the same thing?
  2. Flatwound

    Flatwound Supporting Member

    Sep 9, 2000
    San Diego
    No. They're different gauges, and while I haven't tried the Fenders, folks say they have a quite different feel and sound from the LaBellas. I believe the Fenders are made by Fender in Mexico.