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Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by mdogs, Mar 28, 2014.

  1. mdogs

    mdogs Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2010
    Cary, Il
    So, I have had two different Guitar Centers tell me that "DR removed Sunbeams from their stores." ***, why would DR do that? The only DR's I am seeing there now are Hi Beams, Fat Beams, Flats and a couple of different coated strings. I did not ask, but it seems Lo Riders are gone too. I don't buy them from GC often, but once in a while I need strings in a pinch and it was nice to know they had them.
  2. Marial

    Marial Synthlandia Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 8, 2011
    Yep, just order a couple of sets from Jason.
  3. harpguy74


    Oct 2, 2011
    i have only ever gotten my strings from BSO here in my small town in quebec Canada the local guy charges 42$ for a 4 set of dadario xl s. yup I sais 42, and no one has even heard of dr.
  4. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Supporting Member Commercial Seller Commercial User

    Jul 28, 2006
    LA California
    Owner: BassStringsOnline.com
    Still in production. I was at the DR factory a couple of weeks ago and saw them being wound myself. Photos and story coming soon!
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  6. Isotonic


    Oct 19, 2011
    Round Rock TX
    I was at my local Guitar Center last week. The string selection is very limited. After getting used to buying strings online, I have been spoiled by selection.
  7. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx
    Owner/Builder @Hopkins Guitars
    Weird, my local GC seems to have stopped stocking Lo-Riders and Sunbeams as well, but the next closest store still has them. They seem to be carrying the DDTs in a 105-45 set now, which they never did before.
  8. Bassamatic

    Bassamatic keepin' the beat since the 60's Supporting Member

    That's crazy! These are my favorite rounds. Dumb move, GC.

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