tension and twang

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by John K., Mar 26, 2002.

  1. this is probably a dumb question, but i want strings with a more twangy, Slinky-ish sound, but i dont want to give up my strings i have right now (ernieball regulars 50-105). the guages seem to be perfect for me. problem is, i want strings with more slink and twang. am i dreaming, or is the perfect set out there? thanks.
  2. old_skool


    Aug 17, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI
    Could be your tone (eq, amp, bass). I say mess around with what you have. You may be suprised.
  3. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    ...or perhaps a new set...
  4. the ones i have on right now are only 1 week old
  5. Describe to me your whole setup. It might not be the strings' fault you aren't getting the tone you like. Then maybe I (and the more intelligent and experienced users on talkbass) could help you.
  6. right now, i am playing:

    Fender MIM P
    Ernie Ball Strings 50-105
    Monster Cable Standard
    Peavey Basic 65