steel strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by shattered611, Jul 21, 2005.

  1. Black Diamond Stainless Steel Wound

    0 vote(s)
  2. D'addario Pro Steels

    8 vote(s)
  3. Dean Markley Blue Steels

    2 vote(s)
  4. DR HiBeams

    6 vote(s)
  5. DR LoRiders

    7 vote(s)
  6. Ernie Ball Stainless Slinky

    2 vote(s)
  7. Fender Stainless Bass

    1 vote(s)
  8. Ken Smith Rockmasters

    0 vote(s)
  9. La Bella

    1 vote(s)
  10. RotoSound

    2 vote(s)
  11. Warwick

    1 vote(s)
  12. Other...

    3 vote(s)
  1. shattered611


    Jul 15, 2005
    pick the steel string you use ( if you use them), or if you dont use them, pick what you would prefer. if you choose other, please specify on a reply. thanks
  2. Ian Perge

    Ian Perge Supporting Member

    May 11, 2001
    Evansville, Indiana
    D'addario ProSteels (and a few sets of the replaced Prisms I bought at discontinued prices) on all my fretted basses: Yamaha RBX-775 and Fender Jazz Plus V five-strings and Ibanez SR-1206 six-string and RKB-900 four-string.

    I think they're great and if you use steels you really owe it to yourself to try at least one set. :D
  3. I use Blue Steels. I like Hi-Beams too. On my wishlist is Prosteels and La Bella Deep Talking Rounds.
  4. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

    Steels I like:
    LaBella Hard Rockin' Steels
    Ken Smith Tapercores
    Rotosound RS-66
    Dean Markley Superround
    DR Lo Riders and Hi Beams
    Sadowsky stainless rounds

    Steels I didn't care for:
    Dean Markley Blue Steels
  5. I've had my first set of pro-steels on now for a month. They are great. IME, they did lose a good portion of their 'sound' within a week but have retained a good sound overall. I expect in another week I will change them out for some new ones.
  6. Fuzzbass, what didn't you like in the Blue Steels? Also, how alike did the Superrounds sound to the Rotosounds? I believe they were meant as an american version of the Roto's.
  7. maurilio

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

    May 25, 2003
    Studio City+Redlands, CA
    Endorsing artist: Nordstrand - Genzler Amplification - Sadowsky - Dunlops Strings - DR Strings

    my favourite:

    Labella Supersteps
    Dean Markley SR2000
    Ken Smith
    GHS Super Steel

    Good day

  8. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    SIT Rock Bright Steels


    D'Addario Pro Steel