vintage jazz bass with Rotosound strings

Customer story: Long life of Rotosound

We received this rather good email from a Rotosound fan and had to share it with you…

I’m 66 years old and have been playing bass since the early ’60s.

Recently, while sorting through some old cases in my loft, I came across an unused set of Rotosound Jazz Bass Flatwounds that I must have had since the early ’70s – I see from your history that the design of the packets was changed in 1969 to the ones I have, and one of the packets has £6.20 (altered by hand from £5.20) written on it, so that would mean I bought them just after decimalization in the early ’70s.

As I have a 1972 Fender Precision Bass I thought I would put them on the bass – they sound great!

How’s that for a 42 year old set of strings!’

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