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optima 24k bass strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by xshawnxearthx, May 2, 2006.


  1. xshawnxearthx

    xshawnxearthx

    Aug 23, 2004
    new jersey
    anyone try them?
    besides the price, what did you think?

    i have bas acid hands which usually kill conventional uncoated strings pretty easily, and since they have stopped making my polyweb elixirs, i have to find some new stuff...


    if these dont work, i am going to try denatured alcohol, i just wanna hear some reviews before i drop the money.
     
  2. Gopher Bob

    Gopher Bob

    Nov 24, 2001
    Florida
    i remember seeing in super string bass player mag special them reviewing those strings. Or i think it was those strings. I don't remember what rating they recieved. It was the issue with a ton of strings on the front they rated a rediculous amount of strings.
     
  3. JKwo

    JKwo

    Jan 12, 2006
    Berklee
    I have the magazine right here.. it says "Warm bottom, sweet top, and complex mids". The little bar graph thingy says that the mids and treble are a bit more prominent than the bass, but they're all well-represented.

    And in terms of feel, on a scale of coarse to smooth (coarse/medium course/medium/medium smooth/smooth), they rated them medium.

    Hope that helps.
     
  4. on my DP Custom 5 string fretless.

    They have a very even sound across the set...very warm with (I like the phrase) "complex mids".

    I think they really compliment the fretless fingerboard. The gold finish is still looking great and wearing well after 5 months.

    Jay
     
  5. xshawnxearthx

    xshawnxearthx

    Aug 23, 2004
    new jersey
    yeah i have that bass player, just thought maybe someone has played them before. i think i will try a set.
     
  6. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    My conklin came with them. I did like them, but they started to die, so I took them off. I may do an alcohol soak and play them some more.
     
  7. xshawnxearthx

    xshawnxearthx

    Aug 23, 2004
    new jersey
    how long before they died?
     

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