.175/.185 strings in the EU?

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    Just a quick question. Where can i order single strings in the mentioned thicknesses? if I order a single string from kalium for example i pay 25 bucks for the string, which would be ok, but pay another 25 bucks in shipping.

    any shops in the EU that sell erg bass strings? planning on going down to f# to play the octave below the 8-string guitar.

    any tips are greatly appreciated.
     
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    I have seen some not happy with the Rotosound, it also may still have an excessivley long tapered section which causes tonal issues, but it may have improved.
    With such thick strings the tone quality due to stiffness tends to vary a lot between brands, so i advise to not give up on F# if the 1st or 2nd brands you try are a disappointment.
    From what i've heard from others Kaliums are the best sub-B strings, probably the most flexible and clear, that is always a back-up.
     
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    I'l admit, Kalium have been the best strings by far for my Dingwall bass guitars.
     
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    thanks for the replies guys. kalium is out the question and so is the warwick set. in both cases i pay 50 bucks to get 1 string. I'll try and email Newtone strings for a quote and check out the Rotosound that was posted.
     

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