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Nickle v Steel??

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Skaboy21, May 26, 2005.

  1. Skaboy21


    Dec 23, 2004
    W-R NJ
    :help: alright, here's the bit. i got my beauty of a fender, and with it, i have D'Addario Nickle strings. i love em, except i wanna venture and try other brands and such, but these god damn things are expensive... suggestions! please!
  2. 6-3-2


    Sep 20, 2003
    DRs are moderately priced, $27 or so. That would be my suggestion.
  3. r379


    Jul 28, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    You could try Ernie Ball Slinkys. I use the Hybrid EBs (nickel) and like'em on my jazz. Haven't tried the steels. GC sells the Hybrids for about $16 bucks here.
  4. metalguy2


    Dec 26, 2004
    I actually just switched from steel to nickel. I like the way nickel dies alot more. Once steel dies, it sounds like a standup with fret buzz.
    Also I like the punch alot more with the nickels. But I think that steel strings still have a place in my heart. Maybe more for chugga chugga death metal.
  5. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK

    "It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that zing" (almost by Duke Ellington).

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