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Which DRs for a Precision?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by lo-end, Nov 25, 2001.

  1. lo-end


    Jun 15, 2001
    I have a Fender Precision bass and I want to know if I should use DR stainless lo riders or DR nickel lo riders? Ive narrowed it down to lo riders though, so dont go recommending sunbeams or fatbeams or whatever. I am guessing nickel lo riders because Ive heard that stainless ones sound harsh on a p bass. I play pick by the way.
  2. lo-end


    Jun 15, 2001
  3. i've used Nickel on my P-J and they sound great...that's my pick...
  4. Kevinlane

    Kevinlane Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2000
    Missouri, near Branson
    What are you after in a sound?
    I'm a DR endorser so I have been able to try their different "flavors"
    With a pick on a pbass for rock I would use stainless, BUT what kinda pick, speakers and amp also figure.

    I would also use Dunlop tortex .71 or a .88, if you use delrin(fender nylon) or dunlop seires 500 then I would consider the nickel.
  5. Go with the nick's IMHO.

    Old Fenders and DR's YEAH BABY !!!
  6. lo-end


    Jun 15, 2001
    I use Dunlop Tortex yellows and greens. I think they are .73mm and .88mm

    I am after a very punchy, agressive sound with a lot of high mids. I guess stainless would be good, but I heard they were too harsh. And I use the 1/4 Pound P Bass pickups.