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Brightest strings, with a clear B?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Obsolex, Mar 9, 2003.


  1. Obsolex

    Obsolex Guest

    Nov 17, 2002
    Are there any strings that are bright as hell, but have a really clear B? Whenever I even just get semi-bright strings, the B sounds like crap. Also, what are the brightest strings you have ever had?
    :bassist: _-soto-_:bassist:
     
  2. willrwilli

    willrwilli

    Jul 15, 2002
    What strings have you already tried?, and What gauge are you using?
     
  3. Scott Lynch

    Scott Lynch Supporting Member

    i play d'addario prisms; those things are the brightest ever.
     
  4. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    DR fat beams
     
  5. Elixir NanoWebs are the brightest strings I've ever heard, though my experience isn't all that extensive.
     
  6. boogiebass

    boogiebass

    Aug 16, 2000
    Agree on the Prisms. Very bright strings. I like 'em.
     
  7. 5stringDNA

    5stringDNA

    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    I third the Prisms..D'Addario seems to make a good string for every application. Its all I use really..
     
  8. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    DR Hi-Beams are the brightest strings i've ever tried.
     
  9. Obsolex

    Obsolex Guest

    Nov 17, 2002
    thanks, I thinK i'll try a pair of DR, then d'addario. Wait, are those the same? Anyway, then i'll try Elixir again, thanks... :bassist: _-soto-_:bassist:
     
  10. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dean Markley SR2000's are the brightest strings I have ever played. And the low B on them is phenomenal.
     
  11. boogiebass

    boogiebass

    Aug 16, 2000
    Second that, too, about the B string bro. I use SR2000's on my Conklin Sidewinder 7. Very nice "ping." Or is that "boink?" :D