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what strings for a 36" scale 6 string

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by J.Wolf, Nov 16, 2003.


  1. J.Wolf

    J.Wolf Supporting Member

    Apr 29, 2003
    Asheville, NC
    Contributor- Bass Musician Magazine
    what strings will fit a 6 string with a 36" scale length? I used to get slowounds from the luthier of the bass (SW2000-6SL), but he's incommunicado, and I can't find those strings for sale anymore, maybe they've been discontinued or something.

    Anyway, what do you all use on your super long scale 6 string basses?
     
  2. tappel

    tappel

    May 31, 2003
    Long Island, NY
    You can still get those Slowounds; you'll have to order the super long 5's and then get a single, super long hi C. I have the SL 5's, but not the single. JustStrings carries the single (as well as the 5 set).

    Tom
     
  3. J.Wolf

    J.Wolf Supporting Member

    Apr 29, 2003
    Asheville, NC
    Contributor- Bass Musician Magazine
    ah yes. that would do it. thank you kindly.
     
  4. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    I'm working with the folks at Thomastik-Infeld on a 36" Powerbass EB-366 set and have 3 sets on the way in right now for beta testing. I'm sending a set to both John Turner and Brad Johnson here at Talkbass for testing and evaluation next week.
     
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