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#31 kevin_lindsay

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:09 AM

I've used DR Hi-Beams for over a decade now on all my basses. I love them. I'd tried the Dunlop Super Brights last year when loads of players were raving about them. For me, the Dunlop strings had vertblittle bass fundamental compared to the DR strings.

Thanks for providing the link to the deal on the Hi-Beams. I'm now awaiting my own delivery.

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 09:00 AM

Are these the real deal? Price seems too good to be true!

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 09:04 AM

Not a fan of the Hi-Beams - bit bright and floppy for me, but the Lo-Riders are killer strings... YMMV of course
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Posted 12 September 2017 - 11:29 AM

Just checking, these are standard scale?

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 11:45 AM

ordered a set, thanks!

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:50 PM

View PostSrwu, on 12 September 2017 - 11:29 AM, said:

Just checking, these are standard scale?

Yep, 34"scale.

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:51 PM

 The59Sound, on 12 September 2017 - 09:00 AM, said:

Are these the real deal? Price seems too good to be true!

If they're not real, I can't tell the difference.

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:19 PM

 Cato, on 12 September 2017 - 06:50 PM, said:



Yep, 34"scale.

Thanks, I wasn't sure as Amazon described them as 'medium'. I've placed my order!

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 07:05 AM

View PostSrwu, on 12 September 2017 - 08:19 PM, said:

Thanks, I wasn't sure as Amazon described them as 'medium'. I've placed my order!

I think they meant medium gauge. Definitely long scale.

They are still incredibly bright sounding after a good couple of hours of playing last night. Not sure they are the best choice for a Stingray and aluminium speaker cones!

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Posted 16 September 2017 - 10:36 AM

Mine arrived today with no problems. Tempted to order more...

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Posted 19 September 2017 - 12:36 PM

On the 13th of Sept I ordered 2 sets on cheapest/slowest delivery - arrived today (19th) !!

They seem very legit !!
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Posted 19 September 2017 - 02:29 PM

I'd spotted them a couple of weeks ago and thought "too good to be true". Since then the price has dropped even further so I just couldn't justify holding off any longer.

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Posted Today, 07:40 AM

My strings took a couple of weeks to arrive from the States. As for some comments regarding, are they the real thing?", I can confirm that they're genuine DR Strings. I had a couple of other sets here at home. The new cheapo ones are exactly the same - materials, packaging, etc. Mega deal!!!





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