Pyramid Gold Flatwound 040-100

String Set for Electric Bass

  • Short scale
  • For the original bass sound of the sixties and seventies
  • Fitted for Höfner Beatles Bass
  • Also suitable for a double bass-like sound on fretless basses
  • Chrome / nickel, flatwound
  • String gauges: 040-055 - 070-100

Note: not suitable for Harley Benton Basses.

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Strength of the strings 040 - 100
Material Chrome
Scale Short Scale

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Great strings for a great bass

Raymond588, 12.11.2017
I have a Hofner Club bass but was not happy with the sound. Although it gave a deep bass sound with the original strings on-board, I was looking for a double bass sound. This I found by buying a set of Pyramid Golf Flat-wound strings, 040-100. This certainly did the trick. As well as playing with no string noise, I get perfect slides up and down the neck. I am now smitten with flat-wound strings and changing the round-wounds on my other basses
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ProgBass, 14.02.2014
Playing a 500/1 Hofner Beatles Bass a bass player is seeking the original vintage tone those instruments give: deep low-end with some mids resulting in a tone wich makes its way. The original Hofner strings are Pyramids, too. When someone wants to save some money he or she should buy this set of strings. Compared to - for example - LaBella Flatwounds which are way more middle driven the Pyramids are deep bottom end sounding very dry and woody and give the original feeling of the bass tone you seek for this instrument. No highs that should not be there, this is the only real vintage tone you can get for this instrument. The strings feel very comfortable and they are not too strong to pull with the fingers. Yes, you can even play this bass with fingerpicking and it gives you a very unique and great warm bass tone. To have more click-clack use a pic.
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