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Old 12-23-2012, 05:06 PM
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Cool Oliv A?

Originally Posted by Steve Alcott View Post
I have Oliv GDA on the way and need suggestions for a compatible long E. I do about 70/30 arco/pizz.
That A is huge and the Oliv E even bigger being a gut core.. For an E to match the Oliv A you need something dark sounding and thick. For a long string I assume you need for the C-Extension. Then I would say Original Flexocor. The Stark 92 E/C would have been my choice but they discontinued it. The Original Flatchrome E/C is my second choice. Thicker but brighter.

If just using the G and D Oliv, you can try the Eudoxa A and E/C. That works well too. I've used that myself.

All this depends on the bass and how it sounds.
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