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Gave the bass a workout last night. 4 hour jam session and it was an absolutely pleasure to play. I'm not crazy about the stock strings though, so recommendations would be appreciated. I'm playing mostly blues and jazz these days.

I would also like to thank all those who helped me make the decision to get the SX bass.

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james on bass said:
Are you planning any mods to it? Pots, bridge etc...
Not at the moment. Tone is good so far, pots are tight and clean......no static. The initial setup I did yesterday afternoon held up well. I'll see how it settles in. I usually like to put some hours on an instrument before I make any mods. Last night's jam was mostly jazz (where I usually play the guitar, but I couldn't put the bass down) Next Monday is blues/rock. I'm also jamming with a different group of guys this Thursday night which is mostly classic rock, so over the next couple of weeks, I'll see how it goes.

My buddies could not believe the fit, finish, and tone of the bass for what it costs. The only thing is the strings. Need to change those.

Any recommendations?

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Fajah said:
Not at the moment. Tone is good so far, pots are tight and clean......no static. The initial setup I did yesterday afternoon held up well. I'll see how it settles in. I usually like to put some hours on an instrument before I make any mods. Last night's jam was mostly jazz (where I usually play the guitar, but I couldn't put the bass down) Next Monday is blues/rock. I'm also jamming with a different group of guys this Thursday night which is mostly classic rock, so over the next couple of weeks, I'll see how it goes.

My buddies could not believe the fit, finish, and tone of the bass for what it costs. The only thing is the strings. Need to change those.

Any recommendations?

Lawrie
I believe SX come with D'Addarios which is the brand I always used to use. I now use http://www.webstrings.com/ or http://www.guitarpartscanada.com/product_info.php?cPath=82&products_id=214
 
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