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colored strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by JacksonsMen, Feb 27, 2006.

  1. just wondering if there are any companies that make colored strings? i read in another thread about an ibanez having some sort of coloring to their BTB bass strings, and thought about how cool red strings would look:rolleyes:

    just wondering
  2. gvntofly05


    Dec 5, 2004
    Indiana, USA
    DR Extra lifes are colored. They make red ones, I believe they are called red devils.

    Hope this helps.
  3. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    yup, DR extra lifes come in about 5 or 6 diffent colors.
  4. Yes DR Extra Lifes:
    Black Beauties
    Peacock Blues
    Red Devils
    and the Bootzillas are coated but are silver in color.
    Great strings by the way, nice zing, long life.
  5. WalterBush


    Feb 27, 2005
    Yuma, Az
    Full disclosure, I'm a certified Fender technician working in a music store that carries Fender, Yamaha, and Ibanez products among others.
    They debuted yellow, pink, green, and others at the winter NAMM. They should be shipping a total of 12 colors later this year. The guy who makes the coatings is also working on individual windings with different colors--he gave me a sample that alternates red and silver!
  6. glivanos

    glivanos Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2005
    Philadelphia Area
    Great strings. I use the Sunbeams.

    Do they come in colors?
  7. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    Woah, awesome.

    Currently on the site at http://www.drstrings.com/dr/index2.html :

    Black Beauties
    Peacock Blue
    Red Devils
    Hot Pink
    Silver Star

    Oh and they have 6 string sets now too.
  8. cool, im gonna have to pick up some of those red ones....
  9. Kronos


    Dec 28, 2005
    Philadelphia, PA
    Finally, they come in 6's. Now I can put Black Beauties on my Amber 6'er.
  10. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    Anyone try the black beauties on a fretless?
  11. Kronos


    Dec 28, 2005
    Philadelphia, PA
    I have...I like the tone I get. I have them on a bass I converted to fretless, and I get a good amount of "mwah", especially when using the J pickup.
  12. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006

    I am concerned that if I switch to these, that I will lose mwah as I usually use nickle round wounds on my ebony fingerboard.
  13. LA


    Oct 17, 2001
    I already have a stealth Yamaha RBX775, so black beauties are out. Probably go with the blues or the greens.
  14. do these come in all gauges? i'm looking for are 105-50 set. not sure which colour though