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DR Strings BLACK BEAUTIES Coated 5-String Bass Light (40-120)   

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DR's EXTRA-Life strings offer 5-string bass players superior black coated strings without sacrificing the crisp tone, clarity, and volume of traditio...Read More

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Advanced black coating for EXTRA-Life and Protection.

DR's EXTRA-Life strings offer 5-string bass players superior black coated strings without sacrificing the crisp tone, clarity, and volume of traditional DR HandMade Strings. EXTRA-Life has a super thin advanced .0003" black coating on the plain strings and on the wrap wire-the thinnest coating DR knows of.


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BLACK BEAUTIES Coated 5-String Bass Light (40-120)

  • 40 - 120
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DR StringsBLACK BEAUTIES Coated 5-String Bass Light (40-120)
 
4.3

(based on 4 reviews)

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67%

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2.0

go ernie balls

By stanford

from new hampshire

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Pros

    Cons

    • Poor Tone Quality

    Best Uses

    • Backup

    Comments about DR Strings BLACK BEAUTIES Coated 5-String Bass Light (40-120):

    they look cool....but that's it. sound is very warm and muted. no extra note bends on these strings. they chip after one day of use....hey I tried im going back to Ernie ball.

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    5.0

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    By bass man

    from milw WI

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    Comments about DR Strings BLACK BEAUTIES Coated 5-String Bass Light (40-120):

    Great strings

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    5.0

    I would buy this string again

    By bass man

    from milw WI

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Great Strings
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Freted And Fretless

    Comments about DR Strings BLACK BEAUTIES Coated 5-String Bass Light (40-120):

    Very good string

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    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Bass Strings with a 120 B String

    Comments about DR Strings BLACK BEAUTIES Coated 5-String Bass Light (40-120):

    I bought these for the 120 gauge and could not be happier. They sound consistant for several months and even as they start to age and the sound "dulls" they still last and perform night after night.
    Features are coated strings for long life, and a custom guage.
    Feel good and have never broken a string. Even after 6 months of every weekend playing.
    They last as long as I need. Which is good considering they are over the $40 price range.

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