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Toured the DR Factory

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Clammy, Nov 23, 2012.


  1. Clammy

    Clammy

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    Yesterday, I dropped by the DR factory, and got a little tour, met the staff, and saw the strings being made. They really are hand made 1 string at a time. Was a good time! :D

    Cheers!
    :bassist::bassist::bassist:
     
  2. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Gold Supporting Member

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  3. dave_bass5

    dave_bass5 Supporting Member

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    I hope you slapped the person that made my DOA Black Beauty G string on the back of the head ;-)
     
  4. MoeGJBeener

    MoeGJBeener Supporting Member

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    Seems to be a common problem.
     
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  6. Modern Growl

    Modern Growl Supporting Member

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    I've been there too... they really don't want you taking photo's for some reason...
     
  7. SLaPiNFuNK

    SLaPiNFuNK Gold Supporting Member

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    That makes sense.

    Jealous, I want to go there.

    One day in my spare time.

    :)
     
  8. Clammy

    Clammy

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    Yeah, pics on the floor were a no-no. They also don't let anyone into the area where the coatings are made/applied (which was a bit of a bummer.)

    Really friendly folks, and it was interesting seeing the string making rigs. Basically look like lathes. The worker's chair is on rails, and the person slides along while the string winds on the machine.

    Cheers!
    :bassist::bassist::bassist:
     

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