Sunbeams! I'm converted!

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Fret Boiler, Jul 23, 2004.

  1. Fret Boiler

    Fret Boiler Pity World

    Apr 12, 2004
    Purdue University
    After using exclusively Rotosound Swing 66s on my Jazz, I just tried Sunbeams and holy sh*t. They're like butta. Man I wish I had tried them sooner. :(
  2. seansbrew

    seansbrew Supporting Member

    Oct 23, 2000
    Mesa AZ.
    I haven't tried these yet and have been wondering how they sound. I like the midrange sound that you get from nickel.
  3. BenderR


    Jun 1, 2004
    Tucson, AZ
    It's not just the Nickel at work here. Sunbeams are round-core and the Rotos are hex-core. Round core strings tend to be more supple. Warwick's OEM strings are stainless steel round-cores and they sound and play great.
  4. xcental34x


    Feb 28, 2003
    Memphrica, TN
    Are Sunbeams supposed to be brighter than Hi-Beams? I've been using Hi-Beams for awhile, but I'm looking for a brighter string to accent my bass solos better.