The Schecter Stiletto Studio-5 is an amazing bass. Its easily my favorite, out of the ones I own. As much as I love how it feels and plays, there were two things I wanted to change as well – (1) the bottom of my strap kept coming loose from the bass, so I needed to find a way to keep it secured and (2) I wanted strings that were smoother to the touch so that I can practice more easily, and I also don’t prefer how most roundwound strings sound – they tend to have twang that I don’t like in a bass.
A few weeks ago, I looked to Sweetwater and ordered two items to correct the issues I had with the bass. The first was a set of Dunlop strap locks. I’ve never used them before, but what I learned of them online made it seem like they were the solution to the problem of the bass slipping and taking my kneecap with it. The 2nd was a new set of bass strings: La Bella Gold Flats (they come in 4, 5 & 6 string packs). Both arrived yesterday – there was a delay because Sweetwater had received a bad batch of strings, and so was out of the La Bellas that I ordered.
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