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Kala Flatwound 4-String Set by Gallistrings
DescriptionChrome steel wrapped around a nylon core, the U•BASS® Flatwound 4-String Set by Gallistrings enables fast and stable intonation, bringing a warmth and consistency to your U•BASS® like never before.
These high-tension U•BASS® strings offer a timbre and maneuverability akin to the double bass. Smooth to the touch, the chrome flatwound tape allows your fingers to glide around the fretboard and helps protect the neck from wear and tear—perfect for any acoustic fretted or fretless U•BASS®.
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Discussed in Kala UBass Megathread, Part 7 in the TalkBass community
I've been replacing many of my bass uke tuning machines with Gotoh that have a wider spool than normal bass tuning machines. I also got tired of the poly strings that get sticky in humid conditions and stretch so much that they need trimming too often, so I replaced them with Kala/Galli flatwound nylon core that to me still ... ... more
Discussed in Guitar Scale Acoustic Basses in the TalkBass community
Big difference in gauges (49/65/90/115 vs. 41/50/65/95). Or did you just mean construction-wise? The new flats that Kala has Galli make (KA-BASS-4FW): Kala Flatwound 4-String Set ... ... more
Yes, core and winding the same. I knew there was a fairly significant gauge difference between the two. The Galli strings might be the thing, bit I have a GT Micro Bass 23" scale. ... ... more