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Stainless Steel survey.....

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by maurilio, Jul 3, 2005.


  1. maurilio

    maurilio Musician - Owner at Mo's Shop - Tech at Nordstrand Supporting Member

    May 25, 2003
    Studio City+Redlands, CA
    Endorsing artist: Nordstrand - Genzler Amplification - Sadowsky - Dunlops Strings - DR Strings
    Hi guys,
    I'd like to hear from your experience/opinion on which stainless steel strings you think have a very clear/define low ends (more tipical SS), but with a warm/smooth high ends without too much zing (more like nickel)?
    ....let's see....

    Thank you.

    Mo'
     
  2. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Id probably say definitely NOT DR lo riders? Bc the high end seems pretty zingy to me.

    Dunno.
     
  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Are you allergic to nickel or something? Why not just get nickels?
     
  4. maurilio

    maurilio Musician - Owner at Mo's Shop - Tech at Nordstrand Supporting Member

    May 25, 2003
    Studio City+Redlands, CA
    Endorsing artist: Nordstrand - Genzler Amplification - Sadowsky - Dunlops Strings - DR Strings
    Hi there,
    no, I'm not allergic to nickel, at all! I've tried several nickel strings and I like the high end. Smooth/warm, "almost" like a fretless. But, sometimes, the mids can get kinda "quacky" (does this word exist in english?) and the lows are too thick, not very clear, undefined (it's kinda difficult to explain sounds, right?).
    So, stainless steel are almost "perfect".... clear, defined, punchy, cut throught, but the highs can get a little raw, harsh, too crunchy.
    Woa, you know what, I'm just trying to split a hair, here!
    Anyway, this is why I posted this thread.
    I wanted to get some feedback.
    Thanks.

    Mo'

    [edit] I forgot, I have pretty "fat" fingers, this could be a reason why....
     
  5. alexclaber

    alexclaber Commercial User

    Jun 19, 2001
    Brighton, UK
    Director - Barefaced Ltd
    DR Bootzillas or Labella Deep Talkin'.

    Alex
     
  6. caruso

    caruso

    Jun 13, 2005
    Bremen, Germany
    Try Ritter Swordsteel Strings.