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Ernie Ball 2736 Regular Slinky Cobalt Electric Bass Strings - .045-.130 5-string
DescriptionNext-gen Bass Strings
Ernie Ball Cobalt bass strings are made of a new alloy formulation that gives you higher output, better sound, and longer life. Cobalt strings' special iron/cobalt blend attracts the magnets in your pickups better than any other alloy. When you string up with Ernie Ball Cobalts, you'll immediately notice the incredible comfort these strings offer - silky and pliable under your fretting fingers; your fingers will seem to glide over the strings, letting you execute fas
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Discussed in Ernie Ball Cobalt strings....rattle? in the TalkBass community
I just put on a set of Ernie Ball Cobalts on my SR 505 (5-string 34") about 10 min ago and they definitely rattle (just finger plucking without being plugged into an amp). It's definitely not fret buzz because that sounds different and I can induce that when I want to - this rattles all the time. I've listened all the way ... ... more
I'd have to go with ^this^. If the strings are actually tuned to pitch; stretched; and have the witness points set - so that they stay in tune (which would rule out a broken string, IME), you can't really pin this on the strings. It's pretty much standard operating procedure to at least CHECK your set up after changing ... ... more