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Idols 18 Replies

Alright everyone, who is your bass playing idol, as in whose basslines did you hear and go "I wanna do THAT"Mine is Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue, i heard his playing on "Piece of Your Action" and i was setContinue

Started by Frank Vondra in The Bass Guitar. Last reply by Costa William Dec 13.

Speaking of strings... what's your favorite? 83 Replies

I use Ernie Ball Hybrid Slinky #2833 - gauges 45, 65, 85, 105.  I like the sound and the feel, they do a great job of staying in tune, and they seem to last a decent amount of time.What does everyone else use?Continue

Started by Michael W. Malotte in Accessories (Bags, Strings, Cables...). Last reply by Richard Carpenter Dec 12.


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