We have many different types of 4 and 5 string bass guitar strings for different tastes, preferences and styles of playing. You can choose from coated or uncoated, nickel flat wound, round wound, half rounds, phosphor bronze, stainless steel and more. Thomastik-Infeld has their nickel flat wound, round core Jazz Bass strings. Ernie Ball offers their Cobalt Slinky electric bass strings, which provide added dynamic range and exceptional harmonic response. The DR DDT series is especially recommended for drop-down tunings, as these strings will better maintain intonation. We carry several types of Rotosound strings such as their handmade flatwound jazz bass, nickel round wound and black polymer coated series. D'Addario's nylon tape wound, chromes, nickel wound, ProSteels and half round electric bass guitar strings are available in different combinations of gauges.With so many different kinds of winding styles, gauges and coatings, you may wish to try various brands and "flavors" until you find your perfect sound. Fortunately, with our great deals on all these top name brands, we make it easy and affordable to experiment.