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Who Likes Fender Strings?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by SGT. Pepper, Apr 9, 2006.

  1. Yea

    69 vote(s)
  2. Nay

    66 vote(s)
  1. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Inactive

    Nov 20, 2005
    Fender basses do seem to sound better with Fender strings on them. I like the 7150's and 7250's what do you like?
  2. ArwinH

    ArwinH run rabbit run

    Dec 1, 2005
    Southern California
    The stock strings on my jazz bass (with black threads at the ends) suit me very well. I liked fatbeams better on taht bass, but I moved the stock strings to my warwicka s they were still fresh, adn tehy sounds great.
  3. They arent my favorite strings, but I have used them before and thought they were alright. I used the 7250-5M's.
  4. I like the 7250 Ms on my MIJ P. They have a smooth feel and fairly high tension. And they're cheap!
  5. Human Bass

    Human Bass

    Aug 26, 2005
    Im really digging the 8250's
  6. Skel


    Jun 19, 2005
    Boulder, Colorado
    +1. I LOVE those strings. You're right - very smooth, not too stiff. I just got a USA P bass with 8250's? (something like that) and I can't wait to put 7250's on it, but GC NEVER has them in stock - I think GC just doesn't order Fender bass strings for some reason.
  7. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    9050MLs for me.
  8. i don't think they are amazingly great, but they aren't amazingly horrible...they are just good, solid strings.
  9. fenderx55


    Jan 15, 2005
    Yup, I got the flats (no idea what number) on my fretless. Pretty solid.
  10. Beefbass

    Beefbass Guest

    Feb 4, 2001
    9050ML's for flats on Pbass deluxe.

    7150L's,and 7250L's for fretted, and fretless jazz basses :hyper:
  11. savit260


    Mar 6, 2006
    7150's for me on my "P"'s Does anyone else make a Pure Nickel string? I'm can't seem to get the 7150L 40-100 sets around here anymore, and a few online places have told me they're having supply issues with Fender on strings. Everyting seems to be Niclel plated, not pure Nicel like the 7150's. Any suggestions??
  12. honeyboy


    Oct 31, 2004
    I like the Flats on my '83 Squire P-Bass.
  13. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    I love the "Super Bass" nickelplated roundwounds on my Jazz bass V and Peavey Millenium P-J bass. They are my "go-to" roundwounds, I love 'em. I love the Fender nylon tapes on my franken-PJ fretless. Yeah, I like Fender strings.
  14. I've got the 7150s M on at the moment. Nice, bright sound, not too floppy (even on a drop D tuning). I like them.

    However, I have not yet tried DR Fat Beams.

  15. I use 9050 flats on my P-Basses, either L or ML. I like them a lot!
  16. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    I like Fender strings, but I don't use them anymore.
  17. joeman583


    Apr 8, 2006
    DR Nickel Lowriders are pure Nickel. I find them better for slap and funk though. You may them find quite useful though. Adamas also makes Cryogenic Pure Nickel wound strings. They are not that expensive either!
  18. They're nickel plated steel. Lookie here.
  19. bkief1


    Dec 25, 2005
    5250s for my Musicmaster Bass
  20. mcdonap


    Sep 25, 2001
    I like them a lot. I use both the 7250's and 8250's. At some point I'd like to try the all nickel 7150's.


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