Bootzillas and Dull Tone???

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by rickbass, Aug 4, 2003.

  1. Some background - One of my guitarists put Elixir COATED (long-life) strings on his Les Paul about a year ago and a couple of us commented that his tone seemed duller in comparison to his usual roundwounds.

    Being one who likes to try new strings, I was thinking of ordering some DR Bootzillas (Bootsy Collins Signatures). DR describes them as "crunchy and COATED."

    Would appreciate hearing from anyone who has tried coated bass strings AND is familiar with the presence and "piano zing" of good stainless steel strings on the subject.
  2. redneck2wild


    Nov 27, 2002
    Memphis, TN
    "Crunchy and Coated" sounds like a description of Cereal like Frosted Flakes.
  3. rsautrey

    rsautrey Inactive

    Jul 27, 2000
    Hey rickbass...I doubt that anyone has tried these yet. I was thinkin' about trying the Black Beauties. For what it's worth, I like the coated DR acoustic strings on my gui***.
  4. rsautrey

    rsautrey Inactive

    Jul 27, 2000
    BTW rickbass...if you order them, were you going to get the, from the forum sponsor?
  5. From my usual, rs -
  6. What about the black high beams?

    And Black diamond strings, those any good?