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Vic Wooten sound?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by JAL, Jul 14, 2005.


  1. JAL

    JAL

    Dec 15, 2004
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Just wondering if anyne either knows what strings he uses for that insane slap tone, or what strings would come best to approximating?
    Thanks!
     
  2. 4-string Vic Wooten sig. Fodera's .40, .55, .75, .95
    high C .28, .30 or .32
    low B .120
     
  3. too thin for me
     
  4. Aren't they relabelled D'addario XLs?
     
  5. While we are on the topic, I bet he also uses thin strings for tapping. 'Any idea exactly what he uses though?
     
  6. How about this idea? XL 220
     
  7. seansbrew

    seansbrew

    Oct 23, 2000
    Mesa AZ.
    Having seen Vic play many times, whatever string you decide to go with, play them really hard. ;)
     
  8. jbathehut

    jbathehut

    Apr 20, 2005
    Check out his website. He uses his fodera signature strings or D'addario xl220.