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Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS   

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Gauges: 45-65-80-100.Fender 8060 Phosphor Bronze bass strings deliver rich, warm tone with complex harmonics, excellent highs and a long life.Fender ...Read More

Available 11-07-2016

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Gauges: 45-65-80-100.

Fender 8060 Phosphor Bronze bass strings deliver rich, warm tone with complex harmonics, excellent highs and a long life.

Fender has been an instrument of choice for many of the greatest musicians since 1946. Fender's popularity through the generations is a result of their design innovations and commitment to quality. These acoustic bass strings reflect this legacy and are worthy of the Fender name. Attention to detail and the finest materials ensure that you will get the best feeling and greatest sounding replacement strings, set after set.


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Fender8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS
 
4.4

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (8)
  • Consistent (4)
  • Long life (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (6)
  • Concerts (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional musician (6), Experienced (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The best strings for your bass

I own a Fender Victor Bailey Acoustic Bass. Since I?ve owned it I have gone through many sets of strings. I?ve tried the Ernie Ball Earthwounds, the GHS, the D?Addarios...Read complete review

I own a Fender Victor Bailey Acoustic Bass. Since I?ve owned it I have gone through many sets of strings. I?ve tried the Ernie Ball Earthwounds, the GHS, the D?Addarios and others I can?t remember. The Fender strings seem to be the best. They are the correct gauge for a Fender VBA So they don?t knock the truss rod out of adjustment, which means the bass actually stays in tune. (The other brands all requires numerous truss rod tweaks before the bass stayed in tune across ALL the frets). Also, when you first get them on, they?re a little too bright, but after only about two to four hours of playing, they start to sound perfect, and stay perfect for a few months of heavy playing. Personally, I like the way they sound old, but since the Fender strings are under $15 (others I?ve tried are at least $20, and I?ve paid over $50) you can replace your strings every few months, if you want to. Honestly, I?m not usually a fan of Fender strings (I use Rotosounds on my jazz bass and my upright), but these strings are great. You can really funk with them, but they also get a piano like sound if you want them to sound that way. By using your hands, you can squeeze any tone you want out of these strings.I am so happy to see Musician?s Friend stocking them. I?ve been having to special order these.

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can't believe they're fenders

I ordered a set of these strings to replace factory strings when my new bass got here and have quality sound when the band did our first set of acoustic on stage. No problems...Read complete review

I ordered a set of these strings to replace factory strings when my new bass got here and have quality sound when the band did our first set of acoustic on stage. No problems installing A,D,G strings but when i went to tune my E string it broke when i hit a D. I could hardly believe it, First being Fender, second being an E string; ussually u can pull a truck with a bass E string. Must have been a factory defect. Oh well, Other strings sound great and stay in tune. Will have to order another set for the E. I will try another set of these just so the strings match

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4.0

Great strings that won't empty your wallet.

By Acoustic punk rocker

from Northern ky

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

    These strings sound great on my Ibanez acoustic.

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    5.0

    Just what the doctor ordered.

    By Ian

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

    I picked up a used Fender Kingman bass, and as far as I know, these are the strings that come with it from the factory. I like them a lot as the tension is nice and light, and they don't have that over-the-top super-brassy sound that a lot of other brands of phosphor bronze strings do. They seem...softer somehow, as the string noise is less pronounced when moving up and down the neck. In short, they just feel good.

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    5.0

    good stuff

    By fvissepo

    from orlando, fl

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Awesome Quality For The P

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

      No complaints about this strings at all. Don't throw your money away on other more expensive brands.

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      5.0

      Good sounding strings

      By Guitar dependent

      from KC area

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      Pros

      • Good Tone
      • Long Life

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

      I use these on my Michael Kelly acoustic fretless bass. They sound the best over some other brands I have used. They produce a warm pleasant sound that really blends well with vocals during quieter passages. However, they cause some finger noise which requires me to tighten up my technique and that's a good thing.

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      5.0

      Good Strings

      By Jbassman

      from Tracy, CA

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      Pros

      • Good Tone
      • Price

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

          I put these on my BG-32 Fender Bass. They sound great.

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          5.0

          Nice strings.

          By Thomas

          from undisclosed

          About Me Professional Musician

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

            The strings have a real nice clear tone. Great deal for the money.

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            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Ordered Dec. 8th Received Dec. 23

            By Bassist Sal

            from Southern Ohio

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            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

            Decent product. Shipping way too long.

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            5.0

            Great price, fast shipping

            By rkbass

            from St Louis, MO

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Tone

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

              Smooth feel, excellent playability

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Acoustic Bass Guitar Strings

              By bassman

              from brooklyn, ny

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

                I tried these once on sale, and thought they sounded as good if not better than the Martin Strings I was using on my Martin BM-1 acoustic bass guitar. A good string. I change them twice a year and play the bass a lot.

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                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                can't believe they're fenders

                By roger_sf

                from Tripp, SD

                About Me Professional Musician

                Ask me a question

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Tone

                Cons

                • Breaks Easy

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

                  I ordered a set of these strings to replace factory strings when my new bass got here and have quality sound when the band did our first set of acoustic on stage. No problems installing A,D,G strings but when i went to tune my E string it broke when i hit a D. I could hardly believe it, First being Fender, second being an E string; ussually u can pull a truck with a bass E string. Must have been a factory defect. Oh well, Other strings sound great and stay in tune. Will have to order another set for the E. I will try another set of these just so the strings match

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