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Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS  

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Gauges: 45-65-80-100.

Fender 8060 Phosphor Bronze bass strings deliver rich, warm tone with complex harmonics, excellent highs and a long life.

Fender has been an instrument of choic... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gauges: 45-65-80-100.

Fender 8060 Phosphor Bronze bass strings deliver rich, warm tone with complex harmonics, excellent highs and a long life.

Fender has been an instrument of choice for many of the greatest musicians since 1946. Fender's popularity through the generations is a result of their design innovations and commitment to quality. These acoustic bass strings reflect this legacy and are worthy of the Fender name. Attention to detail and the finest materials ensure that you will get the best feeling and greatest sounding replacement strings, set after set.

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Fender8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS
 
4.2

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (7)
  • Consistent (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (5)
  • Concerts (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional musician (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The best strings for your bass

I own a Fender Victor Bailey Acoustic Bass. Since I?ve owned it I have gone through many sets of strings. I?ve tried the Ernie Ball Earthwounds, the GHS, the D?Addarios...Read complete review

I own a Fender Victor Bailey Acoustic Bass. Since I?ve owned it I have gone through many sets of strings. I?ve tried the Ernie Ball Earthwounds, the GHS, the D?Addarios and others I can?t remember. The Fender strings seem to be the best. They are the correct gauge for a Fender VBA So they don?t knock the truss rod out of adjustment, which means the bass actually stays in tune. (The other brands all requires numerous truss rod tweaks before the bass stayed in tune across ALL the frets). Also, when you first get them on, they?re a little too bright, but after only about two to four hours of playing, they start to sound perfect, and stay perfect for a few months of heavy playing. Personally, I like the way they sound old, but since the Fender strings are under $15 (others I?ve tried are at least $20, and I?ve paid over $50) you can replace your strings every few months, if you want to. Honestly, I?m not usually a fan of Fender strings (I use Rotosounds on my jazz bass and my upright), but these strings are great. You can really funk with them, but they also get a piano like sound if you want them to sound that way. By using your hands, you can squeeze any tone you want out of these strings.I am so happy to see Musician?s Friend stocking them. I?ve been having to special order these.

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Worst strings ever purchased

I bought these strings three times in a row. Each time, when tuning the E string, it would break. Same string, same spot (within an inch of the tuning peg). It...Read complete review

I bought these strings three times in a row. Each time, when tuning the E string, it would break. Same string, same spot (within an inch of the tuning peg). It would never make it near E. The closest I got to E was D flat. I have never had this issue with any other strings I have purchased.

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5.0

Just what the doctor ordered.

By Ian

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

I picked up a used Fender Kingman bass, and as far as I know, these are the strings that come with it from the factory. I like them a lot as the tension is nice and light, and they don't have that over-the-top super-brassy sound that a lot of other brands of phosphor bronze strings do. They seem...softer somehow, as the string noise is less pronounced when moving up and down the neck. In short, they just feel good.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Will buy this product again.

By Omer

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

I really like the product, however, when I ordered it the web site said they were in stock but they were not. Had to wait an additional week for delivery.

 
5.0

good stuff

By fvissepo

from orlando, fl

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Awesome Quality For The P

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

    No complaints about this strings at all. Don't throw your money away on other more expensive brands.

     
    5.0

    Good sounding strings

    By Guitar Dependent

    from KC area

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Good Tone
    • Long Life

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

    I use these on my Michael Kelly acoustic fretless bass. They sound the best over some other brands I have used. They produce a warm pleasant sound that really blends well with vocals during quieter passages. However, they cause some finger noise which requires me to tighten up my technique and that's a good thing.

     
    5.0

    Good Strings

    By Jbassman

    from Tracy, CA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Good Tone
    • Price

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

        I put these on my BG-32 Fender Bass. They sound great.

         
        5.0

        Nice strings.

        By TJ

        from St. Louis

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

          The strings have a real nice clear tone. Great deal for the money.

          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Worst strings ever purchased

          By Joshua Priest

          from Dallas, Ga

          Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

          I bought these strings three times in a row. Each time, when tuning the E string, it would break. Same string, same spot (within an inch of the tuning peg). It would never make it near E. The closest I got to E was D flat. I have never had this issue with any other strings I have purchased.

          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Ordered Dec. 8th Received Dec. 23

          By Bassist Sal

          from Southern Ohio

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

          Decent product. Shipping way too long.

           
          5.0

          Great price, fast shipping

          By rkbass

          from St Louis, MO

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

            Smooth feel, excellent playability

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Acoustic Bass Guitar Strings

            By bassman

            from brooklyn, ny

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Fender 8060 PHOSPHOR BRONZE ACOUSTIC BASS STRINGS:

              I tried these once on sale, and thought they sounded as good if not better than the Martin Strings I was using on my Martin BM-1 acoustic bass guitar. A good string. I change them twice a year and play the bass a lot.

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