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Ernie Ball Traditional Flatwound Bass Strings Long Scale - 5-String 45-130 Group V 2810
DescriptionErnie Ball Traditional Flatwound Bass Strings Long Scale
5-String Group 5 45-130 2810 - .045 .065 .080 .100 .130
Ernie Ball Long Scale strings feature a 37.25" Winding from Ball End to Taper. Fits most 34" scale and some 35" scale basses.
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Discussed in Flats - Stingray Classic 5 - Any Suggestions? in the TalkBass community
If you find Ernie Ball Cobalt Flats a bit too bright and roundwound-like, you can always try the Ernie Ball Stainless Steels Flats. They're more "flatwound" in their tonal character than the Cobalt Flats, but still with some nice midrange clarity. Ernie Ball Traditional Flatwound Bass Strings Long Scale 5-String 45-130 ... ... more
Discussed in Favorite Flat Wounds on a 5 string? in the TalkBass community
If you want to try something that's close to the Fender 9050s in tonal character, I would suggest the Ernie Ball Stainless Steel (NOT Cobalt) Flats. They do come in a 5-string ... ... more
This is the set I've had on one of my working 5's for 3 years now. Rock steady performers, very even string to string. Not as stiff as Chromes, more similar to DTF's or GHS flats, ... ... more