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LaBella Bass Strings Review
LaBella strings are made by E. & O. Mari, Inc. - a company with over 350 years of experience making 2000+ varieties of strings. LaBella has been a major force in the bass world for years, as their "deep talkin bass" flatwound strings were an integral part of the Motown sound in the 60s. Their roundwound strings are of equally high quality and used by a large list of highly successful players.
Chuck rainey, Stanley Clark, Steve Swallow, Brian Bromberg, Meshell Ndegeocello, James Genus, Lincoln Goines and many others use LaBella.
LaBella Bass Strings Comparison
|Name||Winding||Material||Core||Other Info||Model #|
|Hard Rockin Steel||Roundwound||Steel||Hex|
|Deep Talkin Bass Roundwound||Roundwound||Steel||Hex|
|Deep Talkin Bass||Flatwound||Hex||The "M" gauge (760M) was used by James Jamerson.|
|Deep Talkin Bass Model L-760N||Black Nylon||Tapewound||Hex||L-760N|
Stainless Steel Roundwound:
Slappers use a steel core and a steel layer underneath the nickel wrap. This gives greater strength with the sound and feel of nickel, making them excellent for slap.
Deep Talkin Bass are LaBellas flatwound strings and use the number code 0760. The Letter(s) after refer to guage. The 0760M Bass set was used by the legendary James Jamerson on virtually every Motown hit record in the 1960s.
Deep Talkin Bass Model L-760N are nylon tapewound strings from LaBella that use a hex core. See the article about nylon tapewound strings for more information.
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**Be sure to check out the Bass String guide if you are unsure about the material, gauge (the numbers you see like .105 .45 etc,) or scale length.**
Check out the string reviews if you would like to hear feedback from others about a particular string.