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DR Strings Black Beauties Electric Guitar Strings, 10-46, BKE-10, Medium

Pre-coated before winding and finished with a corrosion inhibiting coating, the DR Black Beauties are highly resilient without sacrificing playability. (18) Read 7 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

DR Strings, makers of the world's finest handmade guitar strings, combines reengineered wire technology with old-fashioned craftsmanship. The wire is pre-coated before winding for extra life and extra protection. This coating includes a corrosion inhibitor for extra protection against damaging substances such as perspiration, dirt, humidity, and "acid hands". DR Strings offer players a superior coated string without sacrificing tone, clarity, and volume.

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Lite: .009, .011, .016, .024w, .032w, .042w

Medium: .010, .013, .017, .026w, .036w, .046w
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
10-46, BKE-10, Medium
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 5 x 4 x 1 in
9-42, BKE-9, Lite
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 5 x 4 x 1 in
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Black, Black, #1"
Sound: Great strings. I buy like 10 sets at a tome of the 11-50s, I play Eb half step detuned. I dig them and the looks. I actually find these strings last so long I tend to change them out after a couple months as I never wear them down or the coating. Sometimes you get a little pick wear on the 1st string but that does not effect the tone. Feature: Certainly one of the best coated strings. Ease of Use: I use Spertzel locking tuners on all by guitars and Eb tuning. No breakage issue or intonation problems, they remain in tune quite well. Quality: I have had some regular DRs in the past I was not that taken with. These Black Beauties are just great strings. If you do not want the coolness and darkness of the blacks, I think they have a clear set as well. Coated strings are the way to go. These look really cool on my ebony neck guitars as well as my maple fingerboards. Value: I think the price I find them for is often better than what I used to use, music stores never have them so I always load up on line. Manufacturer Support: No idea. The Wow Factor: Black strings are just wicked cool. I love the odd looks when people see them. Overall: For now these are my strings of choice in the 11-50s and I am utterly sold on coated strings. They last so long I usually change them just from all the stretching I put them through in a few months time. Word of advice, these dark strings are hard to see, sometimes damn near impossible. If you have to stare at the neck quite a bit to hit your spots they might pose an issue for you. I seem to have little problems unless the room is really dark which would effect even normal strings.
Style of Music: heeavy fusion, r, b, m
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Sound: Great sound, the tone is not changed at all despite the coating. Feature: The coating makes them hold up really well. And their DR, so you know their great. Ease of Use: Strings, uh, what else needs to be said? Quality: They will last, over 3x as long as earnie balls or anything like that. Hold up extremely well. Value: If they last that long, then yeah, their worth it. Manufacturer Support: Never dealt with them The Wow Factor: I bought all the sets the store had. They only had two, but still, I absolutly had to have them. Overall: I love them. I LOVE THEM! Black strings on a black guitar, it looks damn great! Sound is wonderful, durable as hell. And will hold up for a long time. A REAL long time.
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