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Tension - Black Beauties???

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by jacove, Sep 4, 2005.

  1. jacove


    Apr 12, 2003
    Aalborg, Denmark

    can anyone describe the tension of DR Black Beauties? I've heard that the Black Beauties should be pretty low tension, is this right?
  2. I believe I remember my set being pretty low tesion.
  3. oli


    Nov 28, 2005
    Got my dr black beauties (045-105) today. Great sound but i find the tension of the e-string to low (in comparison to the other strings). Do they sell single e-strings?
  4. I think they basically are coated Hi-Beams, which you might've tried? Bootzillas are coated Lo-Riders to my knowledge.
  5. Lorenzini


    Dec 31, 2004
    Los Angeles
    I had Red DEvils and they were really really taught.
  6. ganga


    Jul 14, 2005
    As Carl Anton said it's just coated Hi Beams. Which are very low tension wise. :) I don't know if the coating should do anything to the tension, I don't think it should make a difference.

    Btw, thumbs up to danish people on the board. :p