Jump to content

Using new strings, they are awesome


Snake3169
 Share

Recommended Posts

So I noticed these new strings on the racks I never seen before.. the nice girl at the guitar center said they were new.. last time I got strings a few months ago, they weren't there. Apparently they are brand new.

 

Called M-Steel Earnie Ball's,

 

According to the back of the package, they have 60 percent more cobalt in them then their cobalt line of strings. They were 2 bucks more then the cobalts as well. So thought I would give them a shot. Was in the market for some thicker strings for lower tunings. I got 11/48s.

 

My impression, they rock. Especially on the wound strings, a MUCH better tone out of them then even my old cobalts, I recommend giving them a try.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Testing strings is fun, should probably test more...

Once had some cobalts didn't like tone, but those are surely different cobalts... test em maybe later..

Ernie Balls 10-52 i broked quite fast? 2 years ago when still learning basics and strumming hard :-P

Just checking first D'addario strings 11-56, for low ones before any other tests...

Gotta two guitars, try to keep something like 9/10-42/46 E-D other and other 11-48/56 D-xxx .

And testing really starts now, because got now my low rider...

Its quite handy to have more than 1 guitar, when testing things...  

By the way, my tone got lot of better by just using different guitar... my 100€ little twisted but fixed schecter sounds much better, than my older passive mic guitar when playing "heavy/rock" (equipped with same strings)

But like beauty/tone its in your eye/ear.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I had some no-name strings for a while.  They would tarnish, break, and sound horrible.  So I switched to Ernie Ball's regular slinky.  They buzz a little, but probably because I need to adjust the action on my guitar.  But other than that they sound great compared to my other ones.Once I go through my stock of strings, I will attempt to get some higher quality ones.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Guidelines. We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. - Privacy Policy