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hammer

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Gold plated/colored strings
« on: June 13, 2017, 03:00:47 PM »
Does anyone here know if there is a string manufacturer that produces gold plated/colored flatwounds.  I recently acquired an SC Short Scale Series I in a beautiful Golden Koa and I'm interested in trying it out with gold coated strings.  Looking online all I can find is Gold Roundwounds.

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Re: Gold plated/colored strings
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2017, 04:07:19 PM »
La Bella recently came out with Deep Talkin' Gold flatwound sets. I don't know if they're available in short or medium scale.
http://www.labella.com/products/760fgs-deep-talkin-bass-gold-flats-standard-45-105/

Here's a video review...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ek_H4dFel1I

Regards,
-nate.

dtothec

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Re: Gold plated/colored strings
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2017, 08:32:08 AM »
Nate is right about the La Bella deep talking flats I replaced TI flats with them and love the the sound and play ability of them. They lose their luster pretty fast but I do recommend them!
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Re: Gold plated/colored strings
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2017, 02:42:15 PM »

I got a set for my Duck Dunn Precision:





I like them but A) they are lower output than regular strings and B) they are kind of "grabby" - harder to do slides than on regular stings (round or flat).


You can get them at bassstingsonline:


http://www.bassstringsonline.com/La-Bella-Deep-Talkin-Gold-Flat-Wound-Bass-Strings--4-String-Set-45-105-Long-Scale_p_3630.html