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What strings for my fretless six?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by ba$$player, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. ba$$player


    Dec 8, 2010
    I really really like daddarrio nickels but can't find them for a six in medium gauge. Any help or recommendations would help me out tremendously! Anything similar that I could try? Does anybody know where to find these?
  2. gary m

    gary m

    Jan 17, 2011
    Mid -Atlantic
    I use a set of flatwound strings sold thru for six string basses. They're repackaged GHS Precision Flats, which I love for fretless. I believe the gauges run .26 to .128.
  3. tylerwylie


    Jan 5, 2008
    Roswell, GA
    On my fretless 6 I use a balanced .107 - .045 D'Addario set with a .032 and .135 added. I order my strings from to put together these sets. Works really well for me.
    fretlessfuzz2112 likes this.
  4. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 28, 2006
    LA California
    Your options expand a ton if you get 4 string sets and single B and High-C strings.

    (If your 4 string set is 45-105 / 45-100 / 40-95 then buy Twin Packs and you will save even more!)