nickel or steel LO RIDERS for a P bass?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by iceblinko, Feb 19, 2005.

  1. iceblinko


    Jul 15, 2003
    i've been looking at some of the reviews of the DR lo riders on this site, and they seem like something i would like on one of my P basses. which one (nickel or steel), would compliment my fender the best? all opinions welcome! also, does the steel version eat your frets a la Rotosound? thanks all
  2. i say steels, and steels will wear away frets quicker than nickle cause its harder. but hey, you got to pay to play....
  3. FenderHotRod


    Sep 1, 2004
    I just bought the Nickels today and put them on and so far i like them. They have given my bass a little more spice then the D'addario that I had on there.

    Anyway I say Nickel I don't want the fret ware from steel.