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Dean Markley Blue Steel Electric Guitar Strings, 10-46, 2556, Regular

Briefly frozen with liquid nitrogen, these strings offer incredibly superior tone and a longer life. It also helps keep the strings in tune. (51) Read 12 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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That's right, this is the one everyone's been talking about. It's simply amazing what a little -320 degrees liquid nitrogen can do to a guitar string. If I were you, I'd put on a set and see what all the noise is about. Twice the tone and twice the life.

Blue Steel strings are the world's first and finest Cryogenic-processed strings. Blue Steel strings are a total breakthrough in string technology. Starting with the very finest quality materials, Blue Steel strings are frozen to minus 320 degrees Fahrenheit, held there for an exact period of time and then slowly and carefully brought back to their original temperature. This unique Cryogenic treatment realigns the molecular structure of the string, giving Blue Steel more highs and lows, a longer life, and greater ability to stay in tune. Blue Steel strings are available for acoustic, electric, and electric bass guitars, and come in all popular gauges.

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#2552 LT: .009, .011, .016, .024w, .032w, .042w

#2554 CL: .009, .011, .016, .026w, .036w, .046w

#2556 REG: .010, .013, .017, .026w, .036w, .046w

#2558 LTHB: .010, .013, .017, .030w, .042w, .052w
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
9-42, 2552, Light
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9-46, 2554, Custom Light
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10-46, 2556, Regular
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10-52, 2558, Light Top/Heavy Bottom
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Dean Markley Warranty ´╗┐Dean Markley offers a 5 year warranty on amps and pickups. Speakers are not covered under this warranty.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-800-1008
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"Best string out there. SUPERB, but not priced like it!"
Sound: A lot makes up the sound of an electric of course, but the strings are the start of it all & these strings belong on your guitar, simply put. Feature: Packaged in pairs, according to order you should install them. They're not singly packaged in individual envelopes per string, so there's less clutter on re-string day. Comes with a nice little sticker, the Blue Steel logo as on the front of the box. A nice touch I guess, but how many musicians really need stickers? *chuckle* Ease of Use: Super slick, easy to play, very easy tuning. Hold tune well. They bend very well (especially the lights), and hold tune well after using lots of bends. Quality: Second to none in my personal opinion. I also have a soft spot for Martin SP's though... Value: At $5.00 or so (with a little research on the net) it's a great value on a top notch string. Worth much more. Manufacturer Support: Not really relevant. The Wow Factor: No sex appeal in a string, really, but they are the only electric strings I will buy. Overall: Last an easy 2x as long as the rest, maybe 3x. Best Value I've found, and I've been playing and buying strings for about 18 years. I will use only these on my elecs as long as I have access to them. A personal preference of course, but I am convinced you will agree.
Style of Music: Country, Rock...
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Sound: It's true, just a few days ago I was wondering what was wrong with my guitar.. I got these strings and now... wow -- noticable difference. They sound great, everything they say is true. Value: Definately worth the price and more -- the best investment for better sound. Overall: I'm in a material science class right now, and we're learning about quenching steels to solidify them. If you cool them really quickly, they have much better mechanical properties, including better tensile strength and hardness, because they form a crystal structure called "martensite". Quenching with liquid nitrogen would accelerate this process. University of Wisconsin Madison's material science department gives these strings their approval :) .
Style of Music: Anything that's not country
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