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Dean Markley 2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings   

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New thump for your bass!

Gauges 47-67-87-107-127.

Oh yeah bass players! Dean Markley SR2000 bass strings are hot! Taper-wrapping at the bridge allows SR2000 strings to vibrate more easily and longer. Their tone is unbelievable! They growl, they pop, they sing, they practically play themselves.

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Dean Markley2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings
 
3.8

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (4)
  • Good tone (4)
  • Well built / quality (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Back-up (4)
  • Concerts (4)
  • Practicing (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional musician (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A GREAT SET OF STRINGS!

I used these on my Fender American Standard Jazz bass and have used these for years now. I've tried everything else there is and these give me such killer tone punch and sustain that...Read complete review

I used these on my Fender American Standard Jazz bass and have used these for years now. I've tried everything else there is and these give me such killer tone punch and sustain that for me there isn't another string that comes close for a Fender Standard Jazz. Someone bought me a set of the much touted Infeld IN345s for Christmas. I put them on just to compare and immediatley noticed a huge difference. Compared to the Markleys there was such a loss of tone and punch that at rehearsal I had to look to make sure I didn't accidentally turn my amp way down.That should tell you something about the Markleys right there. On brake I took the Infelds off right then and there. Markleys back on...killer sound back! I'm glad the Infelds were a gift as all I wasted was time. I'll stick with the Markleys period.Hands down the best strings for the standard jazz bass and one of the best kept secrets in strings. Crazy punch sustain and tone. The Markleys last a long time with care and they will be heard in the mix. The set I took off to put on the Infelds were 4 months old and still had plenty of life left.A great set of strings!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I'm sure they're good, but. . . . . .

I tried to put them on my bass, but I came across a problem. I have a mono-rail bridge on my bass, so there is very little space between where the strings end...Read complete review

I tried to put them on my bass, but I came across a problem. I have a mono-rail bridge on my bass, so there is very little space between where the strings end in the bridge and where the strings are played on. This is a problem because the tapering is too long. The tapered part sticks out about a half an inch past the bridge, so the action got all gacked up. I'm sure that the strings sound great, but I prefer strings that don't mess up my action and taper off too soon.

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1.0

You Suck, Dean Markley

By Your name here

from white house

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

    Cons

    • Not Consistent

    Best Uses

      Comments about Dean Markley 2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings:

      You should state on the package that the strings are tapered by the bridge. Not all basses are made with string through designs, Dean Markley.

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      5.0

      New favorite bass strings

      By JoJo

      from Long Beach, NY

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Dean Markley 2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings:

        I've used many different bass strings over the past 30+ years and I've never been more impressed by a set of strings. Absolutely great tone and exceptional construction.

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        5.0

        Yes, I will be buying this product agan, and agan

        By Rick

        from Snellville, GA. 20-miles outside Atlanta

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Strong
        • These are great strings

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing
          • These are good strings

          Comments about Dean Markley 2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings:

          I used this brand for years, prior to moving to Atlanta, GA. I would buy them at the Washington Music Center (Chuck Levin's) After moving here, I could never find them, so I used Rotosounds. They sound good also, but only for a minute. Also when I could get the Dean Markley strings, they were over priced.
          Musician Friend has the right stuff, at the right price. THAN YOU

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          5.0

          Forever The Strings I will use

          By JerWade

          from Muscle Shoals, AL

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts

            Comments about Dean Markley 2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings:

            The will Forever be The Strings I will use. They Play so well, Awesome tonality, Long string Life and sustain for days. I use these on all my basses. My Fender Jazz and Peavey Millenium BXP are my main basses. Never had any issues except great service out of these strings.

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            (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Garbage customer service.

            By dull

            from West Virginia

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Practicing

                Comments about Dean Markley 2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings:

                Strings were on backorder. A customer service representative emailed me and notified me a substitute could be made. I promptly replied stating I had accidentally ordered the 5 string set and intended to order 4 string. I said that ANYTHING of the 4 string variety would suffice. I then received no reply. I followed up a couple weeks later and still heard nothing back. A week later, the 5 string set showed up. Thanks, Musician's Friend. You need to work on your customer service.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                A GREAT SET OF STRINGS!

                By craydog

                from Chicago

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Dean Markley 2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings:

                  I used these on my Fender American Standard Jazz bass and have used these for years now. I've tried everything else there is and these give me such killer tone punch and sustain that for me there isn't another string that comes close for a Fender Standard Jazz. Someone bought me a set of the much touted Infeld IN345s for Christmas. I put them on just to compare and immediatley noticed a huge difference. Compared to the Markleys there was such a loss of tone and punch that at rehearsal I had to look to make sure I didn't accidentally turn my amp way down.That should tell you something about the Markleys right there. On brake I took the Infelds off right then and there. Markleys back on...killer sound back! I'm glad the Infelds were a gift as all I wasted was time. I'll stick with the Markleys period.Hands down the best strings for the standard jazz bass and one of the best kept secrets in strings. Crazy punch sustain and tone. The Markleys last a long time with care and they will be heard in the mix. The set I took off to put on the Infelds were 4 months old and still had plenty of life left.A great set of strings!

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                  5.0

                  sr2000 dean markley bass strings

                  Comments about Dean Markley 2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings:

                  Will never use any other strings than these, although i've been wanting to try the blue steel. these strings have great tone, brights are terrific and low tones are deep. also the sustain is so unreal. thanks again musicians friend, you have my vote!!
                  Been needing a new set up strings for my 5 string washburn for a while now. got these in about a week ago and they are by far the best strings i've ever played.
                  These strings have great quality so far. they have all the bright you will ever need and a low tone that is ungodly for rock or metal musicians.
                  These are a steal from musicians friend. I checked several local guitar shops around and they all were the same price. i was so amazed at price for such great quality.

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                  (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  double ultra suck

                  By The Johnson

                  from The South

                  Comments about Dean Markley 2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings:

                  I usually use DR strings. One set of those will last at least 6 months, usually more, but these worthless excuses for strings didn't last the month, and their sound was mediocre at best.For those challenged by math, that's 1/6 the lifetime for the same price.Do yourself a favour and by a set of real strings

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  good strings but....

                  By that guy-htC3E

                  from olive branch, MS, just south of Memphis, TN

                  Comments about Dean Markley 2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings:

                  these are great sounding strings, but they're not for every style of music. i mainly play heavy metal (mostly korn), and i require very deep and clear low end with bright high end. these strings are a little more midrangey, and slaps are great!!! the styles of music these string work best for is classic rock, jazz, 70's R&B, blues, funk, 90's alternative rock, and country. these are great strings, but they are not what i'm looking for. i'll give a good rating tho.

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                  3.0

                  I'm sure they're good, but. . . . . .

                  By Anonymous

                  from Undisclosed

                  Comments about Dean Markley 2694 SR2000 5-String Bass Strings:

                  I tried to put them on my bass, but I came across a problem. I have a mono-rail bridge on my bass, so there is very little space between where the strings end in the bridge and where the strings are played on. This is a problem because the tapering is too long. The tapered part sticks out about a half an inch past the bridge, so the action got all gacked up. I'm sure that the strings sound great, but I prefer strings that don't mess up my action and taper off too soon.

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