Rotosound SM665 Swing Bass 5-String RoundwoundBass Strings
5 String Sets for Electric Bass
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Handmade in England.
Gauges 40-60-80-100-125. Stainless steel roundwounds. Long scale.
The original roundwound bass string, utilizing specialist materials and a unique manufacturing method giving this string unsurpassed brightness, sustain and string life. Jaco's favourite by far!
Rotosound is famous for their high quality electric bass strings.
They're the strings preferred by professionals. Order yours today.
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Comments about Rotosound SM665 Swing Bass 5-String RoundwoundBass Strings:
Rotosound Swing Bass strings - I won't use anything else and a lot of other top players agree. There is a tone that comes from these that no other string I have ever tried is able to capture. I started using them in the early 80's on a P-Bass. They made it sound growly and aggressive but well balanced and surprisingly "Hi-Fi" when recording direct. No other string (nickel, stainless, cryo-treated, etc) I have used in over 30 years of playing bass has the same sweet tone and mid-range definition. My basses are mostly 5 string now with on-board pre-amps... and I still find that Swing Bass strings have superior tone. Take my advice and try a set of these before you spend your money on anything else. These really are the best you can get at any price.