Elites Detroit Flats 4 String Set

List Price:  £37.50Worldwide Price : £24.96
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Detriot flats — The Sound Of The Motor-City

Specially wound and polished, Elites Detroit flatwound sets are becomingly increasingly popular amongst players looking for a super-smooth playing experience and a balanced, deep, pounding tone.

Great for fretless instruments, they reduce wear on the fingerboard and produce a mellower, upright bass sound. On a fretted bass, you'll get less finger-noise and string-click and a warmer, richer bass tone.

Available in matched gauge 4 and 5 string sets

Ridiculously versatile, Elites Detroit Flats are equally well-suited for garage rock, driving rhythm 'n' blues, rumbling punk funk, bass heavy trip-hop and deep reggae grooves... not to mention James Jamerson inspired upbeat, melodic soul lines or Iron Maiden-style galloping metal.

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Great
Monday, 24 August 2020  | 

Sound and feel great.

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Excellent Strings, Excellent Service.
Tuesday, 9 June 2020  | 

I am hugely impressed. These strings are noticeably louder than the Rotosounds they replaced. How do you manage to make strings with higher volume? The strings are very slick and comfortable to play. Most importantly, the tone is beautiful too.

The service is very professional. I met Barry at the 2019 London Bass Guitar Show. He obviously knows everybody in the bass world, but he still has time to give help and advice to the 'man in the street'. Thank you

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Found my sound
Wednesday, 20 May 2020  | 

The Detroit Flats from Bass Centre are excellent.

After trying a few different brands of flatwounds over the past few years, I am really happy to have stumbled across these. Sound just as good as strings twice their price. Punchy with a bit of rasp, just how I like my strings to sound. Pleased to say I have found my strings and will be buying these flats as and when I need a new set.

Great service from Bass Centre too!

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Great flat wounds
Thursday, 23 April 2020  | 

I love Elites Detroit flatwound bass strings, they’re excellently priced, they’re great to play and they sound amazing.

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Lovely deep bass sound
Thursday, 12 March 2020  | 

I decided to change from roundwound to flatwounds on my Bass Collection Power Bass. I was astounded at the quality of the strings for the price and would recommend them highly – ultra smooth, nice tension, and that lovely deep bass sound right out of the packet.

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Getting me closer to that James Jamerson Funk Brothers sound
Friday, 15 February 2019  | 

Replaced the original round wounds on my Yamaha RBX170 with these strings. The Elites Detroit Flats were a fair price and ordering online was easy and delivery quick.
First impressions were a bit weird (in a good way) - that rasping noise as you run your fingers down the fret board had gone. The strings felt 'soft and smooth'.
Most importantly for me the tone across all four stings was the same. On my original roundwounds the E was a dirty low and G was brittle. I was questioning my choice of reasonably priced guitar but these new strings are getting me closer to that James Jamerson Funk Brothers sound (with some foam under the strings at the bridge).

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Superb
Tuesday, 5 February 2019  | 

Superb strings awesome tone deep and vibrant.

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Excellent...
Thursday, 10 January 2019  | 

Excellent quality, elite in fact. Prompt service, arrived the following day and this was over the Christmas period!

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Detroit Flats
Sunday, 25 September 2016  | 

Put them on my '64 P-Bass... Amazing. Twice the output of others... fat low end with definition, smooth feel...I think I've finally found what I've been looking for...

Will spread the word.

Cheers, Vic from Oakland CA.

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Elites Detroit Flats
Thursday, 19 June 2014  | 

These are the BEST flatwounds I`ve tried in a long time...

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