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What strings for my Sterling

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by simongpaez, Feb 25, 2008.


  1. simongpaez

    simongpaez Supporting Member

    Feb 28, 2005
    The Woodlands , Texas
    Regularly I use DR Hi beams or low riders with all my basses, just want to see what is out there
     
  2. joelb79

    joelb79

    Mar 22, 2006
    Lansing, Michigan
    I used Hi Beams exclusively on my Sterling but Ernie Ball Slinky sounded good to. Those are the factory string as well.
     
  3. droskobass

    droskobass

    Oct 8, 2007
    Montreal, Canada
    Former Part-Time, Non-Commission Employee MOOG Audio
    I use D'addario XL 45-105 Nickel and have been buying the double packs for about the last 8 years. very good strings.

    Ernie balls sound great too, but where I live they are nearly twice the price.

    I generally stear clear of stainless steel strings. My preference is nickel hands down. Much easier on the frets and to my ear they are just more "musical"
     

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