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.045 Gauge Electric Bass Guitar Strings

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Bass guitar strings are like ice cream flavors: there's plenty of variety, everyone has their favorite, and we all think ours is the best! If your taste leans toward the middle of the string weight spectrum, then this lineup of .045 gauge electric bass guitar strings is the perfect place to find your own favorite "flavor" string. These gauges are well-balanced, with enough heft to last for a long while and deliver beginner-friendly playability, while remaining flexible enough to keep things dynamic and nimble. For bassists who regularly switch between styles and genres on the same instrument, or those who play a single genre that demands a lot of range, .045 gauge strings are definite winners.

Since the bass comes in different scale lengths, don't forget to make sure the set you choose is long enough to fit your instrument! Of course, you can always trim down strings like Elixir Nanoweb Medium / Long Scale Electric Bass Strings to fit a shorter-scale instrument, but you can't add length, so long-scale players take note. Apart from physical fit, the choice mostly comes down to what sort of feel and sound you're looking for. And if you like custom tuning, keep your eyes peeled for strings designed especially for that, such as the DR Strings Drop-Down Tuning Medium Bass Strings.

Traditional bass strings are roundwound, but if you're looking for a smoother feel, you can get it from flatwound strings like the DR Strings Hi-BEAM FLATS Flatwound Stainless Steel Bass Strings Short Scale (45-105). Another option is a set of coated strings, which come with other fringe benefits - lasting longer, for starters, and if you choose something like the DR Strings Hi-Def NEON Multi-Color Coated Medium 4-String Bass Strings, giving your stage presence a big boost as well. There are even special extra-thin coatings from Elixir and Cleartone for bassists preferring a sound and feel closer to uncoated strings.

All of these things are worth considering when picking out your .045 gauge electric bass guitar strings, not to mention the material - even for steel strings, not all steels are created equal. When all is said and done, the best way to figure out which strings are the right fit might simply be to give each of your top contenders a try and then decide. In the world of bass strings, experimentation is the key to great results!
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