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D'Addario ECB81 Reg Light Chromes Flatwound Electric Bass 4 String Set (45-100)


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MSRP: Old Price $84.20 Discounted Price $41.99 Save : $42.21 (50%)
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D'Addario Chromes Flatwound Bass strings are famed for their smooth feel and warm, mellow tone. The strings are wound using an outer flattened, "ribbon" wire which is then polished to a smooth finish. Chromes deliver a deep, rich low end tone that's idea'l for jazz and R&B, but also has applications in contemporary pop music.
Gauges: .045; .065; .080; .100

Things You Will Get:

  • 4 String Set

Feels good on my fingers AND my guitar callouses!


I'm a wimp. Although I have played guitar for 55 years, the callouses on my fingers aren't exactly set up for playing bass, and since I don't play bass parts that often, it doesn't take much effort to wear off my guitar callouses with a set of wound strings - hence my choice of flatwounds. Not only do these strings feel good on my fingers, but the light gauge makes my bass much easier to play. If you need to restring your bass, I highly recommend these. I definitely will be buying another set when that time comes.



Great warm sound, smooth playing.


Got these strings because I wanted a smooth, warm sound like the Beatles. Was exactly what I was hoping for.



Expert repair


Purpose of visit was to P/U Guild acoustic/electric I bought a month ago. After purchase I realized I had a hum and assumed it was a grounding short. I brought guitar back to store and was told the main tech was on furlough and to call back in a week. Brought guitar in on wednesday and picked it up on saturday. Not a short, it was in need of a new pickup and that's what was replaced/repaired on a 35 year old acoustic. That's great service and a great warranty on a used piece of equipment (45 days).



Such fun


I've never used flatwound strings before..until advised by Sam Ash staff.. these are such fun to play! Can play a lot longer now than I used to.



My Musicman roars with strings


These strings are great. But you may need to tune E more often then the others.



Great prosuct.


Just wonderful for what I needed.



Definitely my go to for bass strings !


Great strings ! Love the tone ! Really smooth and warm



Popular Flatwound


This was the first flatwound string I've used. Love the sound and "thump" I get with them on a P bass. When your fingers get a little wet the strings get sticky--solved that with a little string lube. Absolutely no noise when sliding down the string, no longer have to think about string noise during transitions. Strings seem a little stiffer due to the winding but I was able to quickly get used to that. They do have silk wrap at the tuning machine end--was a little concerned about it fraying by the string keeper / guide. Just what I was looking for.


Kokomo, IN


ECB81 Reg Light Chromes Flatwound Electric Bass 4 String Set (45-100)

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Series Reg Light Chromes Flatwound
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