1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Xtra long scale strings ?? ( 35" )

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by AllodoX, May 25, 2002.

  1. My new bass has a 35" scale.. so my richard cocco's wont fit :( :( :( :( :(

    Anybody know of a brand other than Ibanez that makes extra long strings ?

    any into is welcome.
  2. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    I use D'Addario XL's on my 35" 5-string and have had no problem with string length.
  3. rsautrey

    rsautrey Banned

    Jul 27, 2000
    Any type of DR should fit a 35" scale.
  4. so far i've found only few good 35" strings :(

    - Ibanez BTB strings
    - DR superlongscale lo-riders
    - d'addario slowounds ( nickel :( )
  5. Tsal


    Jan 28, 2000
    Finland, EU
    I have D'Addario Slowounds on my Kingston and they fit nicely, even if the silk wrappings come bit over the nut. I hear no difference in sound, tho.
  6. I don't know why people don't like GHS. I've always had good luck with them ... they seem to keep their tone pretty well.

Share This Page