Who's tried OPTIMA Gold BASS Strings???

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by old grouch, Jan 9, 2006.

  1. old grouch

    old grouch "Old Fool? Ya don't get old, bein' no fool!"

    flat or otherwise? the 'BAY link HERE!

    and, BTW, what gauge for a jazz/old rock tone..Now these are all of the way live, in case you haven't tried them, like on my twangstick I had a 9-42 set, and a pal of mine who was using the guitar version of these had 11-56, and his bent easier than mine! These are the MAX string. Like I ask, has anyone tried them?
  2. My new DP Custom Fretless has a set of Optima 24K roundwounds on it. Nice tone and very easy to play. The B string had to "settle" in a bit, but it's playing very well now.

    I review the bass and talk about the strings in the thread entitled, "New 5-String Custom Bass" in this forum.

  3. paintandsk8

    paintandsk8 Pushin' my soul through the wire...

    May 12, 2003
    West Lafayette, IN
    My old warmoth had a set of them on it. They look great and play great. The color doesn't wear off like the DR colored strings. I was always happy with them.
  4. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    I found they sounded a lot like Steels. I liked them.