Re: short scale string question

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Posted by Michael on January 19, 2002 at 17:35:26:

In Reply to: short scale string question posted by Mark on January 19, 2002 at 15:00:10:

My 10 year old daughter plays bass, she plays the Ashbory bass (shorter than a short scale, I believe). But the G string breaks frequently.

I use mostly flatwounds, myself. I would be interested in the answer - whether there is a set of short flatwounds.

My five year old son is learning to play bass (doing very good on mine) but i have a
: 35" scale bass. I have ordered a short scale bronco for him, but I wan't to get a set of flatwounds.
: I have flat wounds on mine, and i love them, plus I think they would be eisier of his fingers.
: Can anybody tell me if anybody makes a flatwound set in short scale? or can I just use a regular length set,
: and just wind them 10,000 times?
: Anybody have any experience with kids playing bass that they want to share?

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