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Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings 

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It's simply amazing what a little -320 liquid nitrogen can do to a guitar string. Put a set of Dean Markley Blue Steel strings on your electric guitar and hear what all the excitement is about. Twice the tone and twice the life.


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Dean Markley2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.3

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

63%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (7)
  • Long life (7)
  • Consistent (6)
  • Well built / quality (5)

Cons

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Opinion (for what it's worth) Dean Markley Blue Steel CL 2554

Great attack. Very bright. Stretch out and settle quickly. Long lasting.
Have been using these for around 10 years and find them very consistent. I have tried others as they come...Read complete review

Great attack. Very bright. Stretch out and settle quickly. Long lasting.
Have been using these for around 10 years and find them very consistent. I have tried others as they come out, and always go back to these as my standard. Lots of my musician friends like em too.
Great attack. Very bright. Stretch out and settle quickly. Long lasting.
Have been using these for around 10 years and find them very consistent. I have tried others as they come out, and always go back to these as my standard. Lots of my musician friends like em too.

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Bad Packaging

whoever designed the packaging at Dean Markley should be fired. Or actually made to use the new packaging. One big knot of wire. I have been using these for about five years. Not...Read complete review

whoever designed the packaging at Dean Markley should be fired. Or actually made to use the new packaging. One big knot of wire. I have been using these for about five years. Not sure there is another five years with these. Between the plating issue and now the packaging not having good feelings about Dean Markley any more.

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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Love the strings but I hate the packagin

By jose

from Monterrey

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

  • Package

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    Comments about Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings:

    I love this strings, but now they come all the 6 strings coiled up in one big mess. You are supposed to identify which is which by 2 different colors at the bottom of the string and by the width of the string. Please save the environment some other way!

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best Strings for me for over 15 years

    By Tone

    from South Florida

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

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        Comments about Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        I have used these strings exclusively since 1997.

        They have never let me down.

        I do not use any other strings.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Opinion (for what it's worth) Dean Markley Blue Steel CL 2554

        By Minion of MN

        from Circle Pines, MN

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        Comments about Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        Great attack. Very bright. Stretch out and settle quickly. Long lasting.
        Have been using these for around 10 years and find them very consistent. I have tried others as they come out, and always go back to these as my standard. Lots of my musician friends like em too.
        Great attack. Very bright. Stretch out and settle quickly. Long lasting.
        Have been using these for around 10 years and find them very consistent. I have tried others as they come out, and always go back to these as my standard. Lots of my musician friends like em too.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best ever

        By Paz-UltGw

        from MI

        Comments about Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        I have used Blue Steel strings for at least 15 years, I had tried every brand of strings out there and always had problems with them breaking until I discovered Blue Steels, I can't remember ever breaking one of these strings, and I use light guage. I have been a satisfied Blue Steel string user for all these years and will remain so, I definitely recommend them.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        You gotta try 'em

        By Mouse

        from Southeastern Wisconsin

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        Comments about Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        I've used many different brands of strings and found the Dean Markley Blue Steel's to be the best for me. I use them on my Fender Strat and they hold tune well. I have not broken any yet either. I would recommend anyone to give them a try. Good value too !

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        GET SOME!!!

        By jaminjimlp

        from Griffin, Georgia

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        Comments about Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        I've been using the XL#2550's on all my guitars since the early 90's I got a sratacoustic and wanted heavier top stings well thease babies are sweet, I'm gona try some on my semi hollow body OE30 next. 99.9% of the people I can get to try Blue steel never goes back to what they used before. they just don't break for me and I bend alot plus I've actualy had some on a guitar over a year and they didn't rust and still had sweet tone. I can remember went if you sweat on a string once they would rust, but not with thease.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Powerful...

        By Anonymous

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        For a few years now I've been pretty stuck on Ernie Ball slinkys, but after trying these strings I don't see any reason to go back. Not only do these strings have great punch, but they last a long long time. You get some GREAT attack with these guys. The difference between EB .09's and Blue Steel .09's is instantly noticeable. Buy 'em. Do it.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Quality Control Problem

        By bgbowers

        from Castle Rock, CO

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        Comments about Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        I play a Rickenbacker 330 and these strings sound great on this instrument. I have been using them for close to 9 years now. I want a lively, crisp tone and they do this wonderfully. However, I'm reluctantly having to change to another brand. The problem has been string breakage in the wrappings down around the ball area. Out of the last 22 boxes of strings I've purchased, I have had 5 boxes where a string broke as I was BEGINNING to tune them up. Each time I was amazed at how little tension I had on the strings when they gave way. I've had another 2 boxes where a string broke while playing. I'm not a real agressive player so it only adds to the mystery. Out of those 5 boxes I have broken 2 E's, 2 B's and 1 G string. With the other 2 boxes its been a 1 B and 1 E string. Each time in the wrappings down by the ball. I could understand this happening on a rare occasion but this is just too frequent. The 22 boxes were purchased a couple of boxes at a time over probably 2.5 years from different stores, so it is not a defect in a particular manufacturing run. Occasionally I've used other brands and have not had this happen with ANY of them. Love the tone, but I've lost patience and confidence in the quality of construction.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best Strings Ever!!!!

        By 006fan

        from Orrtanna, PA

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        Comments about Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        These are the best strings ever! They hold a very nice tone and they never seem to wear out. The custom light guage is definately awesome for hard rock/metal players. You get the high light guage strings for those crazy solos, but you still get slightly heavier low strings for drop tuning and heavy playing. These are great strings!! and they come with a sticker!!

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best Strings I've ever used.

        By LtdOwner1337

        from Pennsylvania

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        Comments about Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        I play on an ESP LTD M10 (Ordered it from here, too) and I needed to change the strings, the stock B string had a kink in it at the 6th fret that made it cut out, and I was indecided between GHS Boomers 9 1/2s and these. So I got both, and strung the GHS Low E string first, and instantly noticed it wasn't gonna work, it was gonna cut out and I'd have to restring it. So then I string these on it and I was instantly amazed. The only reason I knocked 1/2 a point off of the overall is that the High-E was way too thin for my liking, and I used the GHS Boomer's 9 1/2 E. The tone these strings give out is amazing, they're staying in tune fairly well for new strings that haven't been broken in for more than 5 mins, and my guitar's sound has NEVER been better.

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