For a long time, I had read about how great those Tomastik Infeld Jazz Flatwound strings are, but have never played them. Every time I thought about buying them, the near $100 price tag (here in the USA, anyways) was too much to just try out. Heck, the P bass copy I was going to put them on only cost me $60! I have had a set of Dunlop .45-.105 flats on there for about a year. They were fine, I figured. I haven't had any other experience with flats, so no real reference points. A couple months ago, I believe it was someone here on TB, or it may have been at slickdeals.net, posted about a seller offering them for about $35 on Amazon. The JF344 set, .43-.100. Now THAT'S a different story altogether! I ordered them and waited a couple weeks, as they shipped from the UK. Last week I finally got around to putting them on my ol' Samick P copy (I put in a Fender Original P pickup and fresh CTS 250k pots awhile back) and set 'er up. Just a little intonation tweak for the different gauge was all that was necessary. The action didn't need much change, I just barely raised the string height of the A and D strings after some playing for a little fret buzz reduction. But MAN! They feel GREAT!!!! SSSOOOOOOO SMOOOOTTTHHHH!!!!! Like... RIDICULOUS smooth! They don't do that annoying little "roll" under the fingers under vibrato like the Dunlops had a tendency to do sometimes. And they sound great from minute one. I pulled the tone down about halfway. Maybe as they wear in I'll pull less tone out as they "dull in" on their own. I also like the feel/snap/bounce of the strings. They're FUN to play! Pluck towards the neck and you get a really delightful, thick thump. Something about the tension also makes those fast little staccato rolls extra satisfying. After years of WANTING to try these strings, and now finally having them, I would have paid $100 for this experience years ago if I knew how great it would be. Am I thankful that I paid a third of that price? ABSOLUTELY! They show $55 from the same seller on amazon right now, and I have a fretless P neck on the way tomorrow. I plan to have a body for it soon, and will happily buy another set for it. What say you guys? I'm sure people feel differently, too. Did anyone else wait forever to try them? Were you happy with them or disappointed?