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Stringjoy Light Top / Heavy Bottom Gauge (45-130) 5 String Long Scale Nickel Wound Bass Guitar Strings
DescriptionStringjoy bass guitar strings are roundwound from American nickel alloy windings and round steel core wire. They have a full, resonant low end and a medium top end—not too bright, not too mellow — giving these strings a balanced sonic profile with optimum output. Our Long Scale Nickel-Plated Steel Roundwound bass string sets have a taper at 37.1″ from the ball end. This is the ideal taper-length for all 34″ and most non-string-thru 35″ scale basses. Gauges: .045 – .060 – .085 – .105 – .130
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Discussed in The Mediocre Bassist Club in the TalkBass community
My "ah-ha" moment on 5 string was when I realized that if I play at the 5th fret and higher, it's like a short-scale 4 string, but with an extra high string added on if I choose to use it. From that time on, it's been pretty easy to play. I have it string with Stringjoy light top, heavy bottom balanced tension strings. ... ... more
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