10 Best Flatwound Bass Strings
for May 2022

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DR Strings Hi-Beam Flats - Flatwound Stainless Steel Round Core 5 String Bass 45-125

DR Strings Hi-Beam Flats

Flatwound Stainless Steel Round Core 5 String Bass 45-125

by DR Music
What We like

They don't eat your frets

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Product Features

  • DR flat wound Hi-Beam stainless steel bass strings are built on a round core, unique in the industry
  • The extra effort DR expends making Hi-Beams results in a bass string that is highly flexible, musically warm and renowned for durability, unusually long life, consistency, and string-to-string balance
  • Hi-Beam bass strings require much more time, care, and extra steps to make than other strings
  • Flatwound Legend 5-String Bass Medium

The extra effort dr expends making hi-beams results in a bass string that is highly flexible, musically warm and renowned for durability, unusually long life, consistency, and string-to-string balance Hi-beam bass strings require much more time, care, and extra steps to make than other strings Flatwound legend 5-string bass medium Dr flat wound hi-beam stainless steel bass strings are built on a round core, unique in the industry

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Rotosound RS88LD Black Nylon Flatwound Bass Guitar Strings (65 75 100 115)

Rotosound RS88LD Black Nylon Flatwound Bass Guitar Strings (65 75 100 115)

by RotoSound
What We like

BLACK NYLON FLATWOUND 65 75 100 115

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DR Strings Flatwound Stainless Steel Round Core Bass 45-105 Strings

DR Strings Flatwound Stainless Steel Round Core Bass 45-105 Strings

by DR Music
What We like

They don't eat your frets

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Product Features

  • The extra effort DR expends making Hi-Beams results in a bass string that is highly flexible, musically warm and renowned for durability, unusually long life, consistency, and string-to-string balance
  • Not long scale strings
  • Hi-Beams require much more time, care, and extra steps to make than other bass strings
  • Gauges 45, 65, 85, 105

Hi-beams require much more time, care, and extra steps to make than other bass strings The extra effort dr expends making hi-beams results in a bass string that is highly flexible, musically warm and renowned for durability, unusually long life, consistency, and string-to-string balance Gauges 45, 65, 85, 105 Not long scale strings

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Jim Dunlop Flatwound Short Scale 45/105 Medium 4/SET Bass Guitar Strings (DBFS45105S)

Jim Dunlop Flatwound Short Scale 45/105 Medium 4/SET Bass Guitar Strings (DBFS45105S)

by Jim Dunlop
What We like

Made in the USA

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Product Features

  • Stainless steel flatwound bass strings
  • Four (4) string set
  • Medium Gauge | 45-105
  • Short Scale

Medium gauge | 45-105 Short scale Four (4) string set Stainless steel flatwound bass strings

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Rotosound SH77 Steve Harris Monel Flatwound Bass Guitar Strings (50-110)

Rotosound SH77 Steve Harris Monel Flatwound Bass Guitar Strings (50-110)

by RotoSound
What We like

Legendary british tone

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Product Features

  • Long life strings
  • Superb tone,feel,power and volume
  • High quality music strings manufactured in england since 1958
  • Finest quality materials

Finest quality materials Superb tone,feel,power and volume Long life strings High quality music strings manufactured in england since 1958

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GHS Strings Short Scale 4-String Bass Precision Flats, Stainless Steel Flatwound, 32.75

GHS Strings Short Scale 4-String Bass Precision Flats

Stainless Steel Flatwound, 32.75" Winding, Light (.045.095) (3020)

by GHS Corporation
What We like

Short Scale Light Gauge: 045-060-075-95

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Product Features

  • Model: 3020
  • Highly magnetic stainless steel with a smooth satin finish
  • Stainless Steel Flat Wrap on a Hex Core
  • Unique cross-winding process delivers a traditional deep percussive tone

Highly magnetic stainless steel with a smooth satin finish Unique cross-winding process delivers a traditional deep percussive tone Stainless steel flat wrap on a hex core Model: 3020

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Dunlop DBFS45105 Flatwound Bass 4 Strings/Set Accordion Accessory

JIM DUNLOP Dunlop DBFS45105 Flatwound Bass 4 Strings/Set Accordion Accessory

by Other
What We like

Go from classic mellow thump to modern articulate punch with a flick of your tone control

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Product Features

  • Superior tonal versatility
  • Consistent string to string tone and output
  • Clear, solid fundamental
  • String Material Type: Stainless Steel

Consistent string to string tone and output Clear, solid fundamental String material type: stainless steel Superior tonal versatility

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GHS Strings Medium Scale, 4-String Bass Precision Flats, Stainless Steel Flatwound, 35.5

GHS Strings Medium Scale

4-String Bass Precision Flats, Stainless Steel Flatwound, 35.5" Winding, Light (.045.095) (3120)

by GHS Corporation
What We like

Medium Scale light Gauge: 045-060-075-95

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Product Features

  • Unique cross-winding process delivers a traditional deep percussive tone
  • Highly magnetic stainless steel with a smooth satin finish
  • Model: 3120
  • Stainless steel flat wrap on a hex core

Unique cross-winding process delivers a traditional deep percussive tone Highly magnetic stainless steel with a smooth satin finish Stainless steel flat wrap on a hex core Model: 3120

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Pyramid Gold Flatwound Short Scale Bass Guitar Strings 40-100

Pyramid Gold Flatwound Short Scale Bass Guitar Strings 40-100

by Pyramid
What We like

Tension: Medium Full Set Material: Pure Nickel Winding: Flat Wound Core: Hex

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Product Features

  • Gauges: .040, .055, .070, .100
  • Short scale 76cm / 30"

Short scale 76cm / 30" Gauges: .040, .055, .070, .100

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Rotosound SM77 Monel Flatwound Hybrid Bass Guitar Strings (40 60 80 100)

Rotosound SM77 Monel Flatwound Hybrid Bass Guitar Strings (40 60 80 100)

by RotoSound
What We like

Legendary british tone

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Product Features

  • Superb tone,feel,power and volume
  • Finest quality materials
  • High quality music strings manufactured in england since 1958
  • Long life strings

High quality music strings manufactured in england since 1958 Superb tone,feel,power and volume Long life strings Finest quality materials

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