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Roundwound Bass Guitar Strings

How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Bass Guitar
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    Rotosound RS66LD Long Scale Swing 66 Bass Strings Rotosound RS66LD Long Scale Swing 66 Bass Strings
    Rotosound RS66LD Long Scale Swing 66 Bass Strings

    Rotosound roundwound bass strings are still handmade in England to the same specifications as when they...

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    D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack
    D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack

    D'Addario EXL170: D'Addario's XL Nickel Round Wound series of electric bass guitar strings provide bright,...

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    Ernie Ball 2836 Regular Slinky 5-String Bass Strings 2 Pack Ernie Ball 2836 Regular Slinky 5-String Bass Strings 2 Pack
    Ernie Ball 2836 Regular Slinky 5-String Bass Strings 2 Pack

    Brighter, dynamic sound with lots of clarity.<br />The original Slinky Bass string is available in a wide...

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    Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings
    Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings

    Slinky Round Wound series bass guitar strings- regular (50-105) gauge

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    Ernie Ball 2834 Super Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings 2 Pack Ernie Ball 2834 Super Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings 2 Pack
    Ernie Ball 2834 Super Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings 2...

    Brighter, dynamic sound with lots of clarity.<br />The original Slinky Bass string is available in a wide...

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    DR Strings Hi Beams Medium 4 String Bass Strings DR Strings Hi Beams Medium 4 String Bass Strings
    DR Strings Hi Beams Medium 4 String Bass Strings

    Hi-Beams bass strings are constructed with a round stainless steel wire wrapped around a round core. This...

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    Rotosound RN 66LD Nickel Swing Bass Strings Rotosound RN 66LD Nickel Swing Bass Strings
    Rotosound RN 66LD Nickel Swing Bass Strings

    Handmade in England.

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    D'Addario EXL160TP Twin-Pack Bass Guitar Strings D'Addario EXL160TP Twin-Pack Bass Guitar Strings
    D'Addario EXL160TP Twin-Pack Bass Guitar Strings

    D'Addario roundwound EXL160TP Twin-Pack Bass Guitar Strings have a nickel-plated steel wrap and produce...

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    DR Strings Marcus Miller MM5-45 Fat Beams Medium 5-String Bass Strings .125 Low B DR Strings Marcus Miller MM5-45 Fat Beams Medium 5-String Bass Strings .125 Low B
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    Fatter, deeper, and smoother--the Marcus Miller Fat Beams.

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    DR Strings Marcus Miller MM-45 Fat Beams Medium 4-String Bass Strings DR Strings Marcus Miller MM-45 Fat Beams Medium 4-String Bass Strings
    DR Strings Marcus Miller MM-45 Fat Beams Medium 4-String...

    Fatter, deeper, and smoother, Fat Beams are the string of choice for the one-and-only Marcus Miller. Gauges...

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    DR Strings HI BEAMS Short Scale 4 String Bass Medium (45-105) DR Strings HI BEAMS Short Scale 4 String Bass Medium (45-105)
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    Ernie Ball 2833 Hybrid Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings 2 Pack Ernie Ball 2833 Hybrid Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings 2 Pack
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    Brighter, dynamic sound with lots of clarity.<br />The original Slinky Bass string is available in a wide...

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    Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings 2 Pack Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings 2 Pack
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    Brighter, dynamic sound with lots of clarity.<br />The original Slinky Bass string is available in a wide...

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    Ernie Ball 2836 Slinky 5-String Bass Strings Ernie Ball 2836 Slinky 5-String Bass Strings
    Ernie Ball 2836 Slinky 5-String Bass Strings

    The list of endorsers for Ernie Ball Slinky bass strings reads like a who's who of modern rock bass. You can't...

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    Ernie Ball 2834 Super Slinky Roundwound Bass Strings Ernie Ball 2834 Super Slinky Roundwound Bass Strings
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    GHS H3045 Heavy Gauge Bass Boomers Bass Strings GHS H3045 Heavy Gauge Bass Boomers Bass Strings
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    GHS H3045 Heavy-Gauge Bass Boomers explode under your fingers, thumb, or pick with a thundering, powerful...

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    D'Addario ENR71 Half Rounds Light Bass Strings D'Addario ENR71 Half Rounds Light Bass Strings
    D'Addario ENR71 Half Rounds Light Bass Strings

    Gauges: .045-.065-.080-.100.<br /><br />Wound with pure nickel, then precision ground, leaving the outer...

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    Ernie Ball 2736 Cobalt Regular Slinky 5-String Electric Bass Strings Ernie Ball 2736 Cobalt Regular Slinky 5-String Electric Bass Strings
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    Ernie Ball 2833 Hybrid Slinky Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings Ernie Ball 2833 Hybrid Slinky Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings
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    DR Strings Hi Beams Medium 5-String Bass .125 Low B String DR Strings Hi Beams Medium 5-String Bass .125 Low B String
    DR Strings Hi Beams Medium 5-String Bass .125 Low B String

    Hi-Beams bass strings are constructed with a round stainless steel wire wrapped around a round core. This...

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It's common knowledge that your choice of string has a huge impact on the sound of your bass guitar. Different types of strings elicit different results, with certain ones being more ideal than others from one situation to the next. Roundwound strings are arguably the most common type of string found on bass guitars, and are a popular choice for performers of all different playing styles.

Roundwound strings are distinguished by their wire exterior that is wrapped around the string core, resulting in a slightly bumpy feel. These types of string are well known for their bright, punchy sound that you've no doubt heard throughout popular music over the years. While all roundwound strings share common characteristics, there is quite a variety to choose from, each with their own unique perks.

Simply put, the right strings for you will almost certainly come down to personal preference. If you're not sure where to begin your search, start with some of our best sellers such as the set of RS66LD Long Scale Swing 66 Bass Strings from Rotosound. These strings were a favorite of legendary bassist Jaco Pastorius. With their long scale and effortless playability, the RS66LD strings are ideal for your bass, whether you're jamming at home or playing up on the stage.

Another solid option available here is the set of EXL160TP Twin-Pack Bass Guitar Strings from D'Addario. These strings are nickel-plated for an accurate sound and prevention of premature wear and tear. D'Addario strings are among the most respected in the music industry, so you know when you tune up your bass with these strings, it's sure to sound better than ever.

When searching for strings, your best bet is to try out a few different options until you find the ones that really suit your style. With plenty of types to mix and match, half the fun is exploring the different strings! When you find the roundwound strings that are right for you, you'll be happy to hear your playing come alive like never before.

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