The most heavy gauge strings ?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by ConklinRules, Jul 2, 2002.

  1. Hi !

    What are the most heavy gauge strings on the market ? I like big, fat strings; the bigger the better =)
  2. Fender Medium Flatwounds. Very high tension.
  3. Flatwound

    Flatwound Supporting Member

    Sep 9, 2000
    San Diego
    GHS boomers, .050-.115

    Rotosound Steve Harris Flats, .050-.110

    La Bella "The Jamerson Set" flatwounds, .052-.110

    Ernie Ball Power Slinkys, .055-.110

    These are four-string sets, since you didn't specify, and I'm more familiar with the four-string range.

    Also, you can buy Rotosound 66 singles and make your own "extra-heavy" set if you want to.
  4. corinpills


    Nov 19, 2000
    Boston, MA
    I've been using that Labella Flatwound set that goes to 110 and they really produce a fabulous tone. They start out a bit metallic, but settle down after a few days. They really give you a good tussle, too. My forearms are getting immense!
  5. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    whoo-hoo! :) Rotosound's "RS66-LH" off the shelf set...
    65/G - 80/D - 105/A - 130/E, s/s roundwounds.