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Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Timbo, Oct 23, 2004.
Does anyone know any strings off hand that are are particularly trebley ( sp? )
Rotosounds RS 99's are supposed to be pretty darn bright. So are DR Hi-Beams I think.
I like Sadowsky Stainless Steel strings for bright sounds.
try the new d'addario pro steels. Pretty bright. They claim it gives a "piano-like" sound. They are bright.
Practically anything stainless steel will give you a good, bright sound. +1 for the DR's. Lighter guage strings will help a bit too.
Was just about to suggest those. I happen to like them very much!
Zon Ultrasonic SS strings are really zingy.
+2. After Ernie Ball (I dunno why, I'm hung on those though), I love DR Hi-beams.
Something stainless steel.
or nickelwound. I've been using nickelwound lately and they're pretty damn bright.
For an evenly bright string, I would suggest the Fender stainless rounds.
I originally had them on my geddy when it came new, and I put them on my TBC, and they are great great strings. Smooth feeling, great low, mid, and high end response.
And I guess an additional +1 for DR's, they're good strings too.
Yea some nickels are dang bright. Most are new but some retain it.
Elixirs are nice and bright. Most of the other strings I've used wear out in anywhere from 3-7 days.
I'd say your best bet would be to get good pickups before getting strings. Go active if you want nice treble.
Are you sure about that? Were they the Nanoweb coated strings? If so, it's my experience that those are the deadest sounding strings out of the box that I have ever tried.
I have EMG HZ's with an aguilar obp 3 pre amp I think, lots of treble, and bass boost ( euro 5 ). Its just if you kick it high, and put the amp high the hiss gets a little bit irritating. So I am just looking for some strings to help rid of the hiss without loosing much treble..
Thanks for the responses, i'll go pick up some new strings one of these weeks..
Are the D'addario Pro Steels as bright as DR High Beams?
Well, it's been a while since I used Hi-Beams, but the Pro-Steals are pretty bright strings, probobly every bit as bright as Hi-Beams I'd say.