Rotosound RS66LE Long Scale Bass Strings (Heavy)

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Rotosound RS66LE Long Scale Bass Strings

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The RS66LE follows after Rotosound's successful design, stainless steel roundwound set, only this one is a heavy gauge.

The label "long scale" refers to the string being designed to work for long scale basses like the ones from Fender. As a roundwound stainless steel set, we can expect this to be bright sounding, but it's brightness will be somewhat tamer because of the extra mass that each string has, being a heavy gauge set.

Features:

  • Gauge: Heavy (.050 to .110)
  • Material: Stainless Steel
  • Coated: No

Pros
Huge sounding nicely summarizes how most users feel about this set. It is described as being bright, but not too bright to be "scratchy" sounding. It is also well appreciated for its clarity, especially when considering that it is a heavy gauge set, and should be sounding warmer.

Cons
Being a long-scale heavy set, these strings apply more pressure on the bass, so it is best to make sure that your bass is compatible with heavy sets before going with this one.

Overall
The Rotosond RS66LE is the best rated long scale bass guitar strings set, it is a no brainer for those who want to switch to a heavier set while keeping the playing feel of Rotosound roundwound strings.