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Nickle v Steel??

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


  1. Skaboy21

    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

    6-3-2

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

    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

    metalguy2

    Dec 26, 2004
    Boston
    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... Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    Steel.

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