Vintage tone.

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by double-muff, May 19, 2007.


  1. double-muff

    double-muff

    May 5, 2007
    Iceland.
    Hello.

    I recently got a new bass (MIM Fender P bass with a male fingerboard and SD vintage p/u) and i want to get that vintage tone, so i heard that flatwound strings would help, is that true?

    If so, what er the best flatwounds on the market today?
     
  2. Tom Howland

    Tom Howland Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    :cool:
    For me.
    TI-JF344.
    I love these strings.
     
  3. jasper383

    jasper383

    Dec 5, 2004
    Durham NC
    TI Flats are great, but I wouldn't suggest them for vintage P Bass use.

    I would use LaBella Deep Talkin Flats. The medium light set will get you there. You won't ever have to change them either.
     
  4. SuperSnake2012

    SuperSnake2012 floppy b strings

    Dec 12, 2006
    Bronx, NY
    I'm a fan of D'Addario Chromes. Have the light set on my P.
     
  5. Gadolinium

    Gadolinium

    Feb 3, 2007
    Wiltshire UK
    I personally use Rotosound Jazz Bass 77s. They are lush, and have a really 'Old School' tone...
     
  6. KingOfAmps

    KingOfAmps Inactive

    The TIs are nice but not necessary for vintage tone. I get gobs of vintage tone with or without them. Usually I use Fender rounds.

    Want to try Rotos soon. Never have.
     
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