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Although I'm not sure I can identify the mystery set, I have found Fender's stainless-steel flatwounds to have the greatest "mwah" factor. These particular strings (either their medium or light flatwound stainless) are the only kind I like on my fretless Jazz. In addition, one thing you can do to enhance the warmth is to use a dampener either just above or ...


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I'm turning my comment into an answer: Old roundwounds are most likely the sound you are looking for. Have fun aging them!


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I have a few product suggestions. Some are quite unexpected but I have found them effective! Talcum/magnesium/baby powder works fine to keep my hands dry but I naturally have very dry skin so sometimes it's too much and makes my hands feel uncomfortable. It's cheap so you can always try this first. It can used for other body parts as well (against chafing ...


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It sounds like the issue is the disconnected wire. Depending on which wire it is, it could be the ground wire, or one of the connections that actually sends the signal. From your description, it sounds less like it is a grounding wire that has disconnected, as you say the only noise that comes through is the buzz. Typically a grounding issue will still ...


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This is could be a problem with the pots. I had a similar problem before and removed the scratch plate (or like yours the back plate) and have all the pots changed. I decided to replace all the pots (and not just the one causing the problem) as it was a very old bass and it was likely that the other old pots would sooner or later cause problems as well. ...



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