whats the deal with those BTB strings???

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by lo-end, Nov 10, 2001.

  1. lo-end


    Jun 15, 2001
    Ive played a few Ibanez BTBs and Ive always noticed that they have these strange blue and silver strings on them. They feel really weird... can someone explain what they are and why they are that way? are replacement ones sold?
  2. A Rock

    A Rock

    Mar 18, 2001
    New Haven, CT
    they are two diffrent metals alternately wound. Steel and Copper(the blue). Copper is softer....
    you can prolly replace them with any strings u like.
  3. joel the bass player

    joel the bass player Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2000
    Omaha, NE
    I believe you can order them through an Ibanez dealer, but I am not sure who makes them. I like them just because they look pretty cool. Couldn't comment on their sound though.

  4. hyperlitem

    hyperlitem Guest

    Jul 25, 2001
    Indianapolis, IN
    i had the same question a couple of weeks ago. I tried them out the other day. I wasn't overly impressed with the sound, but they look real cool. I like strings to have a little play with them, and these strings were kindas stiff, dunno. They also sounded kinda sterile. These are just my opinions, but i wasn't a big fan of them.