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GHS M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium  

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Precision Flatwound bass strings are flatwound stainless steel and feature a traditional, deep percussive tone due to a unique cross-winding process....Read More

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Precision Flatwound bass strings are flatwound stainless steel and feature a traditional, deep percussive tone due to a unique cross-winding process. The final wrap is a polished stainless steel flat wire.


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M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium

  • FB45
  • FB65
  • FB85
  • FB105
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GHSM3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium
 
4.8

(based on 11 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (5)
  • Well built / quality (4)
  • Consistent (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts (5)
    • Practicing (4)
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      • Professional musician (5)

    Reviewed by 11 customers

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    5.0

    Great Strings

    By vtherock

    from Clarksville TN

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about GHS M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium:

        Great tight strings that have a fine old school feel and sound. They will only get better with age. Love them and will purchase for all my basses.

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        5.0

        Recedived product on time. was exactly a

        By Jimmy

        from Virginia beach, VA

        About Me Professional Musician

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          Cons

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              Comments about GHS M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium:

              Exactly as advertised, good price, received strings in timely manner.

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              5.0

              Thumpasauraus

              By Bassboomer83

              from Downey , ca

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Long Life
              • Old School Thump
              • Strong
              • Strong Fundamental

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Live
              • Practicing
              • Recording

              Comments about GHS M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium:

              Great flatwounds for a great price with great feel and the old school tone you're looking for

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Fundamentally Focused

              By Linnin

              from The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, U.S.A

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              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Holds tune well
              • Long Life
              • Strong
              • Tightly Focused

              Cons

              • High tension
              • Requires Playing In

              Best Uses

              • Blues
              • Classic Rock
              • Concerts
              • Motown Soul
              • Practicing

              Comments about GHS M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium:

              These strings are very tightly focused on the fundamental tone. Over and undertones are there but are diminished/subdued. They are very solid in their attack and have great punch. They give you that classic Motown/Stax sound especially so if you put them on a Fender Precision bass.

              Flatwounds have higher tension than rounds and hexcore is higher than round. GHS Precision Flats have a hex core and are quite high in tension. Don't be alarmed if you need a pro set-up and a tweek of the truss rod.

              Once played in, they hold tune very well. The set is slightly unbalanced at first, but again once played in they balance out quite nicely. They are well polished and play beautifully. They will last for years if you keep them clean.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great Sound

              By Craig-bone/bass

              from Florissant, MO

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Tone
              • Strong

              Cons

              • Not Consistent

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about GHS M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium:

              Somewhat inconsistent quality, but will continue using these. The sound settles in after about 4-6 hours of use. Intonation is great. Like the fidelity of strings, but notice slight flaws not caught by manufacturer.

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              5.0

              Smooth action without squeaks.

              By Beach Bum

              from Florida

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              Pros

              • Good Tone

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about GHS M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium:

                I changed from rounds to these flats and my P bass sounds warm and mellow, and they also play bright and snappy when the music demands. I play blues, country and rock with picks and fingers. I will always use these flat strings from now on.

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                4.0

                If you do not use a pick

                By porkwood

                from Wilmington.NC

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts

                  Comments about GHS M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium:

                  Play as hard as you can with your fingers effortlessly. Strings are slick not like regular strings. Good tone and fun to play.

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                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Awesome!

                  By Jon Gerten

                  from Michigan

                  Comments about GHS M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium:

                  I bought these strings because our Fender P Bass at our church was sounding really poppy. We could not control the tone like we were hoping too. We have a digital board and all the effects needed and we still felt as if the bass was lacking. So i bought some flatwounds to try and even out the tone. Man was that a good decision! Our bass players love the tone and also love the playability of the flatwounds by GHS. Great set of strings!

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                  5.0

                  Nice product, well priced!

                  Comments about GHS M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium:

                  Great flatwound string!!!
                  I've played bass for 30+ years and never used flatwounds on an electric before. I tried this set because of good reviews and price on a 1957 RI Precision bass - they are great, super smooth and a great sound.
                  The E string did have a lot of rough patches on it - emailed GHS directly and they sent a free replacement. Great customer service, and I'm sure these things happen from time to time.
                  Great vallue

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                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great flats

                  Comments about GHS M3050 Precision Flatwound Bass Strings Medium:

                  These flats produce a beautiful full, deep tone across the spectrum from low to mid and high. No undue string tension, great on the fingers, and also great on my jazz bass. I still get the definition and edge of jazz, but mellowed down a bit. They're great, and the price is great. BE CAREFUL to order the longest set if you have a string-thru-body bridge.

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