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My new Aurora strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by facepalmmaster, Oct 24, 2012.


  1. facepalmmaster

    facepalmmaster

    Jan 4, 2012
    Just got my new pack of Aurora strings in red, and theyre amazing. Ive noticed not a lot of people talk bout them (or maybe i've just missed them) but they're great. They're very bright, they sound great for slap, and they look amazing :D.
     
  2. TRichardsbass

    TRichardsbass Commercial User

    Jun 3, 2009
    Between Muscle Shoals and Nashville
    Bassgearu, Music Industry Consulting and Sales
    While I like to keep my bass string made in NJ (yes Steve and Mark) I also use Auroras. I use the white ones. They really do sing.

    For many years Aurora supplied DR with their coated strings. So all good.

    I am really thinking about putting gold ones on my Spector Shorty and on my Black 84 Guild Pilot, red on my Gibson 20/20 and when it's fixed, Nitro Orange on my Sparkle Orange Vaccaro X-Ray.
     
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  4. facepalmmaster

    facepalmmaster

    Jan 4, 2012
    The red look so great, though i imagine the gold look awesome too!
     
  5. Rockin Mike

    Rockin Mike

    May 27, 2011
    Are they coated? How long does the color last?
    I tried DR neons but I play with a pick and the coating started to come off after a couple of weeks.
     
  6. TRichardsbass

    TRichardsbass Commercial User

    Jun 3, 2009
    Between Muscle Shoals and Nashville
    Bassgearu, Music Industry Consulting and Sales
    Yes they are coated strings. The coating will come off if you use a pick, like I do too, but I have noticed the aurora coating lasts longer.
     
  7. facepalmmaster

    facepalmmaster

    Jan 4, 2012
    Yeah, only place i see any fading is on my G string, but its barely noticable, and ive had them for about a month and a half
     
  8. How´s the tension? And the B string?

    Thanks!
     
  9. bassyogi

    bassyogi

    Jul 23, 2012
    Sardis Ohio
    The tension, to me atleast, feels softer than the DR Neons they replaced but not by much. The B sounds good and doesn't seem floppy or anything. Just my two pennies though.
     
  10. facepalmmaster

    facepalmmaster

    Jan 4, 2012
    Im no expert, but overall they feel nice to me. I dont play 5 string, but oh well