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Flatwounds vs. Roundwounds

Which is the better bass string for you, flatwounds or roundwounds? For the last few years there's been a shift in the bass world with many players switching from the more popular roundwound strings back to the old school flatwounds.

So whats the difference between these two types of bass strings?

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Flatwound String Reviews
There are so many flatwound string brands available now that it can be a little overwhelming. In general all flatwounds will give you a warmer, more mellow tone than roundwounds but there are differences with each brand.Although the basic design for flats is the same, there are several small differences in the construction of the string that can ...
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Fender Telecaster Bass
The Telecaster Bass was introduced in 1968 and as it's name suggests it resembles the famous Telecaster guitar. Somewhat of an oddity in the long line of Fender Basses, the Telecaster Bass is basically a reissue of the original Precision Bass that debuted in 1951, which itself was designed after the Telecaster guitar. The bass featured the slab...
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