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Fender 9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light 

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Warm tone and smooth fingering from a light-gauge, flatwound string.

Gauges: 50-65-85-100.

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 flatwound 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.

Fender Stainless 9050ML bass strings are flatwound for a warm, rich tone.


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Fender9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light
 
4.7

(based on 11 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (9)
  • Consistent (7)
  • Well built / quality (7)
  • Long life (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (6)
  • Concerts (4)
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    • Experienced (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Smooth

I have always used Fender strings after upgrading from Ernie Ball. This is the first time I use flatwounds and I absolutely love them. I don't think I'll ever goback to roundwound.Read complete review

I have always used Fender strings after upgrading from Ernie Ball. This is the first time I use flatwounds and I absolutely love them. I don't think I'll ever goback to roundwound.

These string are smooth to the touch and as a result my playing has improved. Since they are smooth, they are easier to clean and stay clean longer.

The tone quality is very different from the other type of strings. It is a deepl, warmer sound and not so bright or metally sound. This may be a little wierd because I play punk, indie, and post-punk. So, this will give your bass a very different sound but it will add a layer of complexity to your sound. I love digging in and playign low on the finger board and making everything shake with added deep end because of the strings. I used to love playing high but now I'm all over the fretboard.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

E string Broke tuning

Was just starting to tune my new Fender 9050 ml's and the E string snapped. It's hard to say anything good about a set of strings, that I never got to do any playing...Read complete review

Was just starting to tune my new Fender 9050 ml's and the E string snapped. It's hard to say anything good about a set of strings, that I never got to do any playing on!

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5.0

The Only Place to Shop

By Mick the Quick

from New York New York

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Pros

  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Fender 9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light:

    Got the product I ordered in perfect condition

     
    5.0

    Great Strings--Great Price!

    By eS.G.

    from Lakeland, Fl.

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fender 9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light:

        I own 5 bass guitars, everyone has Fender Flatwounds. They are versatile everything from silky Jazz, Blues to Metallica and Metal.......One String to Rule them All.

         
        5.0

        gotta haveit

        By Deedee

        from seattle wa

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Fender 9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light:

          great strings. smooth. excellent tone. don't crush the fingers, they are so smooth

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          You've got to do it at least once...

          By Thumper

          from Nashville, Tn.

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Fender 9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light:

            If you have never tried Flats all I can say is do it now. You will not be sorry. These strings took my Fender P bass from "pretty good" to "Down right Impressive". No finger noise and sliding around is effortless. I don't know if I can go back to round wounds after trying these. I play classic rock and country with a 3 piece band and these strings fit the bill perfectly.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Big bang for the buck

            By Crash

            from Madison, Ohio

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            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Great Feel
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Jamming
              • Practicing

              Comments about Fender 9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light:

              Tried the flats on another dudes Jazz fretless and fell in love. Put them on my P-bass and can't get over the feel, or the tone!!! This was just want I needed. Will probably never go back to rounds. I can do things with this bass now that the original rounds couldn't do. Sounds like a bass should, deep, rich, warm, no zing! I can't stop playing!!!

               
              5.0

              flatwound medium light bass strings

              By Jeff

              from Kingman, AZ

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Good Tone
              • Strong
              • These Strings Are Exactly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Practicing

                Comments about Fender 9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light:

                These strings are exactly what I was looking for. Great action with great sound

                 
                5.0

                Excellent product buy them.

                By Carlitos

                from Kissimmee Fl.34746

                About Me Professional Musician

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                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Excellent Product
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life

                Cons

                • Non Of This

                Best Uses

                • Any Porpuse

                Comments about Fender 9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light:

                I will recommend this strings to all of my friends,they are and excellent product.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Smooth

                By Eddie G

                from Texas

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                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Cool Sound
                • Finger-friendly
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life
                • Smooth
                • Stay Clean
                • Stay In tune
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Jamming
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Fender 9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light:

                  I have always used Fender strings after upgrading from Ernie Ball. This is the first time I use flatwounds and I absolutely love them. I don't think I'll ever goback to roundwound.

                  These string are smooth to the touch and as a result my playing has improved. Since they are smooth, they are easier to clean and stay clean longer.

                  The tone quality is very different from the other type of strings. It is a deepl, warmer sound and not so bright or metally sound. This may be a little wierd because I play punk, indie, and post-punk. So, this will give your bass a very different sound but it will add a layer of complexity to your sound. I love digging in and playign low on the finger board and making everything shake with added deep end because of the strings. I used to love playing high but now I'm all over the fretboard.

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Favorite bass strings

                  By semi-gloss

                  from East Texas

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Fender 9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light:

                      Great feel. Great tone.

                      (2 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      E string Broke tuning

                      By AKBass

                      from Alaska

                      Comments about Fender 9050ML Stainless Steel Flatwound Long Scale Bass Strings - Medium Light:

                      Was just starting to tune my new Fender 9050 ml's and the E string snapped. It's hard to say anything good about a set of strings, that I never got to do any playing on!

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