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nickel vs. steel

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by ceremony74, Nov 3, 2004.

  1. ceremony74


    Sep 27, 2004
    what´s the difference between nickel plated and stainless steel strings? i use rotosounds 66 (045) and i am looking for a softer string.
  2. Nickels are not as bright and get nice and thumpy as they age.
    I think they have a nice sizzle to em when they are new also.
  3. Rhythmalism


    Sep 25, 2004
    I like the sizzle on a P-bass, yum. Nickel plates dent easier from fretting, but if you change every 6 months or sooner, it's no problem.