#1
What's the standard string gauge for bass guitars? I've been thinking of changing strings on my bass, I haven't changed them one time in the 2+ years I've had it.
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#2
Usually packs where the low E string is about .105-.100. The G string is usually around .45. It can vary from brand to brand, player to player and obviously tuning to tuning though.
#3
You could take the bass to the shop and they'll probably be able to tell you what gauge is on there.
#4
.32 .45 .65 .80 .100 .130 for a 6 set. for a 4 set discard the .32 and .130, and for a 5 string set discard the .32
#5
The gauge that comes stock with most new basses tends to be 45-105 (45, 65, 85, 105).
#6
90-95 are fenders short scales E, and most 34" long scale feature a 95-105 range E.

It was brought up recently that originally it was more like a .54 G string which beefed up the set and balanced it more with that beefier tone in mind.

If your a fan of bright wound strings, and skinnier G might not be a problem though.
#7
The medium gauge D'Addarios I recently bought are .105, .085, .070 and .050, if that helps.
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#8
On a 4 string i've always used 45's.

Seems very odd when I think about it, guitar strings are usually 9's!
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