Sadowsky Blue Label SBN45B

Strings set for 5-string electric bass

  • Bright nickel wrap
  • Smoother feeling on the fingers & warmer sound than stainless steel strings but lighter than other nickel strings
  • Designed for top load bridges
  • Not recommended for stringing thru body
  • Gauges .045, .065, .085, .105, .130T

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String gauge 045 - 130
Material Nickel
Scale Long
Taperwound Yes

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Great strings!

MattD, 14.05.2017
I'm using these in a Sadowsky MV5. Sadowsky basses ship with the stainless steel version of these. I very much liked the steels, but they were really bright.
I actually had them on the bass for 6 months and they still hadn't died.
The reason I switched was because I wanted something mellower and less aggressive, with a softer touch.

The Nickels offer just that. They're rounds alright, plenty of clarity and bite. But they seem more responsive to use of the VTC (passive tone control) and are, for me, more versatile and workable. They also have a smoother feel.

I've tried other brands, but I like a tapered B, and the Sadowsky just sound right.

I'd suggest these for anyone that likes rounds, but doesn't want such an aggressive sound. With the tone control these will take you from old skool thump, to bright and modern.
Tension wise, they're about medium, very comfortable.
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Great sound and really "finger friendly"

JWS80, 05.06.2017
The strings are very clear and defined in tone. A real pleasure on my Sadowsky 5 String.

I prefer these especially because of the pleasant feeling stainless steel strings.

Class product. After 20 years of bass experience finally found the right strings. ;-)
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