Re: flat wound strings?

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Posted by Mark Perrins on January 10, 2000 at 05:32:52:

In Reply to: flat wound strings? posted by Josh on December 29, 1999 at 08:15:51:

: Anybody out there ever use flat wound strings on a fretted bass? Any thoughts
: on it?

: Just curious...

: Josh

I tried flatwounds on my Jazz, but did not like the 'clankiness' the less flexible flatwounds have to their sound. I am currently using Rotosound nylon wound strings on my fretless. They have more harmonics than regular flatwounds without the 'clank', they feel great to and are warmer than roundwounds. Give them a try, La Bella also make nylon outer wrap strings.


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