Strings Used on Music Man Instruments
This is what Music Man instruments are strung with at the factory:
Silhouette & Silhouette Special: RPS-9 Slinkys (9-42) catalog #2239
Axis: Super Slinkys (9-42) catalog #2223
Axis SuperSport with DiMarzio humbuckers: RPS-9 Slinkys (9-42) catalog #2239
Axis SuperSport with MM-90 pickups: RPS-10 Slinky (10-46) catalog #2240
Steve Morse: 10-13-16(all RPS)-26-32-42, available in single strings only
Albert Lee: 10-13-16(all RPS)-26-36-46 available in single strings only
Luke: RPS-9 Slinkys (9-42) catalog #2239
John Petrucci: RPS Hybrid Slinkys (9-46) catalog #2241 (as of 1/11/11)
(changed 11/5/07 to RPS-9's and changed back to RPS -10's from 3/11/08-1/10/11)
The John Petrucci 7-string guitar now uses Hybrid RPS-9's with an added .56 nickelwound for the low B string. (changed 11/5/07 to RPS-9's and changed back to RPS -10's from 3/11/08-1/10/11)
The John Petrucci BFR Baritone is tuned to B flat and is strung up thusly: 12-16-22p-34-46-62
Benji Madden: 12-16-(RPS) - 24w-32-42-52 available in single strings only
SUB-1 guitar: RPS-9 Slinkys (9-42) catalog #2239
A couple of notes:
1. The BFR series use the same strings as their original namesake models.
2. Though we use and recommend RPS strings, standard Ernie Ball Slinkys are a worthy substitute.
3. The strings are the same whether the guitar is equipped with a tremolo or not.
All Music Man 4-string basses are strung with #2834 Super Slinky Bass strings (45-65-80-100)
All Music Man 5-string basses are strung with #2836 Regular Slinky Bass strings (45-65-80-100-130)
The Bongo 6 is strung with our #2838 Slinky 6-string set (32-45-65-80-100-130)
The Silhouette Bass is strung with either the Silhouette Bass Set #2837 (20w-30-42-54-74-90) or the Baritone Slinky Bass set #2839 (13-18-30-44-56-72)
Last edited by Aziah; 01-10-2011 at 05:39 PM.
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