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lo-riders vs EB slinkies...

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by bassist4ever, Nov 11, 2004.

  1. what are the tension differences between the two brands listed in the title?

    (string guages 40-95 in particular)

  2. someone has got to know the answer to this question
  3. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
  4. Between EB 45-65-80-100-130 vs LR 45-64-85-105-125 LRs seemed stiffest to me, if that's anything to you.
  5. no, i know the difference in the guages, i wanted to know the difference in the tension of each string vs the matching of the other brand.
    tension and guages are two different subjects entirely.

    carl- thanks for the info.

    anyone else with something to add to the tension feelings from eb vs DR?
  6. stu FORD

    stu FORD

    May 22, 2004
    i cant give you numbers or anything on the tension, but i used to play slinkys on my 'Ray cause of the price but recently changed to DR Sun-beams for one set, and now i am onto the Lo-Riders. The DR strings are noticable more consistent in tension, and are ride tighter on your bass, which is great for acheiving lower action or for slappers.

    "Lo Riders loves to funk", its written right on the box, man