Elixir Strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by BEELEZABUB, Mar 11, 2003.



    Mar 9, 2003
    I currently own a Music Man Stingray 4 string. I want to put new Elixir strings on it, all my friends tell me to get them. Is it a wise purchase, or should I just stick to the 25 dollar Ernie Ball strings as opposed to the 50 dollar elixirs?
  2. oddentity

    oddentity Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
    The Elxirs will last a lot longer than the Ernie Balls. I used to use them on my P-bass and liked them a lot. I still use them on my acoustic guitar.
  3. If you enjoy the slippery feel of Elixir's (I do) they are more cost effective then uncoated strings.
  4. only4him012


    Nov 11, 2002
    i put on a set of elixir about three weeks ago. it is first time trying elixir on bass. as i felt on my acoustic guitar, i feel the same slippery feel. i think i got pretty used to it, but it feels very slippery in the beginning. it required more attention to get any notes than regular strings. In my point of view, that greasy feeling was only complain.