Replacing just E6, A5, D4

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philcan
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Replacing just E6, A5, D4

Post by philcan » Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:49 pm

Hi guys,

you've probably experienced the same thing. If you practise or play a bit more, bass strings lose their sound sooner than trebles. And if you want to "restore" the shiny sound of your guitar, you just need to replace E6, A5, D4 because trebles can be fine (and clean) for a long time. Is it possible to buy just e.g. Savarez E6, A5, D4?
Thank you
Phil

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Re: Replacing just E6, A5, D4

Post by beanctr » Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:24 pm

Yes, at least in the US at Strings by Mail. R
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georgemarousi
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Re: Replacing just E6, A5, D4

Post by georgemarousi » Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:10 pm

Yes, probably your trebles are still fine at about every other bass change, for most players

check them though by sliding your nails across them to see for possible bites ;)
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Re: Replacing just E6, A5, D4

Post by Dave Stott » Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:20 am

SBM is my preferred place to get strings... I regularly order sets of bass or trebles... I also mix and match to see what they sound like
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Re: Replacing just E6, A5, D4

Post by ronjazz » Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:44 am

I order extra D strings as well, since they are thinner and tend to break earlier than the 5th and 6th.
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Re: Replacing just E6, A5, D4

Post by Scott Phillips » Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:56 am

Strings by Mail also has certain sets that come with two sets of basses, sets with extra D strings, treble only, and bass only half sets. And also many strings available as singles.

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