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What Strings do you use on your Peavey G-Bass?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by SlimT, May 31, 2002.

  1. SlimT


    Feb 27, 2002
    Eden Prairie, MN
    Hey folks!

    What strings do you use on your Peavey G-Bass and why do you like them?

  2. petch

    petch Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2001
    Medina, Ohio
    I've used the following:

    Peavey originals- okay but nothing special.
    Elixirs (the first version)- smooth feel, good sound but the E string died prematurely.
    D'Addario XL 170's- These work great on this bass. For me, the tension is about right, the feel is nickel-smooth, and the tone is bright but even and they have lasted well. On my Fender Jazz I didn't get the vibe but on the G it's a great match. I laugh when people say "brand X strings suck" and they've tried them on ONE bass. I own five basses at the moment and the strings I've tried include:
    Fender, Gibson, GHS Brite Flats/Bassics/Boomers, Dean Markley, D'Aquisto, D'Addario, Elixir, Peavey Cirrus, Rotosound Rounds/Flats, DR...
    Good Luck!
  3. SlimT


    Feb 27, 2002
    Eden Prairie, MN

    Thanks for the tips! Just what I was looking for. I'll give `em a try.

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