coated strings elixirs va dr's

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by xshawnxearthx, Oct 7, 2005.

  1. xshawnxearthx


    Aug 23, 2004
    new jersey
    i am a hardcore elixir polyweb user, but now ive been seeing these dr coated strings.

    anyone try them out? compare them to elixir polyweb strings?
  2. cdef


    Jul 18, 2003
    They are very different in that the DR coating is some sort of lacquer, as opposed to the microfine webbing on Elixirs. The lacquer will wear off in spots with playing, but of course doesn't fray. Also, it doesn't impede the harmonics much, which I found the Elixir coating did. For more opinions, search the forum for e.g. "Black Beauties" or "Bootzillas".