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Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide  Medium Wall Medium

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Choose Dunlop Pyrex Glass Slides for a warmer, thicker tone accentuating the middle harmonics of your sound. Processed from high quality boron silica...Click To Read More About This Product

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  • Medium Wall Medium

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  • Medium Wall Short

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Choose Dunlop Pyrex Glass Slides for a warmer, thicker tone accentuating the middle harmonics of your sound. Processed from high quality boron silicate. Heat treated and annealed to produce a flawless tube. Medium fits ring size 11. Medium with heavy wall fits ring size 10-1/2. Large fits ring size 14.

FEATURES
  • Accentuates the middle harmonics of your sound
  • Processed from high-quality boron silicate
  • Heat treated and annealed
  • Medium fits ring size 11
  • Medium with heavy wall fits ring size 10-1/2
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DunlopGlass Guitar Slide
 
4.6

(based on 42 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (26)
  • Easy to use (21)
  • Functional (21)
  • Improves sound (18)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (15)
  • Concerts (12)
  • Back-up (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (16), Professional musician (7), Novice (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect for 3-string, slide cigar box guitars

I bought this Dunlop tempered glass slide #218 to play Blues on the 3-string, fret-less, electric cigar box type guitars I build. The inside diameter of about .800" is just...Read complete review

I bought this Dunlop tempered glass slide #218 to play Blues on the 3-string, fret-less, electric cigar box type guitars I build. The inside diameter of about .800" is just right for my 3rd finger and the 2" length perfect for the 1" overall string spacing of the instruments. The glass is thick at 0.165" and doesn't feel fragile. This glass slide is not as harsh as a steel slide with first contact with the strings. With a steel slide a "hammer on" is very percussive and can get shrill on higher frets, especially with a tube amp with the treble turned up.

I have been fabricating my own steel slides so they will fit just right and have the right weight but, I find I'm playing with the Dunlop #218 most of the time.

I think you would have to work to break one of these heavy slides and they are cheap enough to keep an extra on on hand in case someone sticks it in their pocket.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

The units are in mm The web page only lists ring size.

I received mine in the mail. It has units for length, wall(thickness), inside(diameter) and ring size(I have no way to measure this - go to a jewelry store?)....Read complete review

I received mine in the mail. It has units for length, wall(thickness), inside(diameter) and ring size(I have no way to measure this - go to a jewelry store?). All units are in mm. The description here on the web page only mentions ring size - nothing else. Inadequate and makes it impossible to select one that fits well.

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

medium wall short

By terrygh

from Kansas

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • Practicing
  • Slide For Guitar

Comments about Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide:

A slide can be as individual as the person using it. I find that the short wall worn on my middle finger is just right for my needs. Decent price but don't let it hit the floor. That's the only problem with the glass slides is they are breakable.

(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Nice Slide

Comments about Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide:

Good slide. I wear a size 10.5 ring and this fits snug. Any tighter and I couldn't use it. As long as you order for your size, it's great.

(3 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Great tone, cheap slide

By piloto117

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Comments about Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide:

I don't play much slide guitar to tell the truth, but i have tried different slides over the years and for electric guitar, this slide is a great option. Cheap, but delivers a warm, melodic tone with good sustain on electric guitars. Keep it in a hard case, it's fairly easy to break it.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

My main slide!

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide:

The Dunlop thick wall (medium) size slide is the best sound for all around slide, in my opinion. I have used it steadily for many years as a working musician for electric and acoustic playing. I'm in the process of buying one for every case and gig bag so I never have to search!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best for glass slides

By tmnz

from NJ

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts

    Comments about Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide:

    This slide is the best if you are going to use glass. Wall is thick which makes for a nice tone. I would recommend this slide for electric playing only though. For acoustic use thick walled brass

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Review

    By MidniteSkylar

    from Small Town

    Comments about Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide:

    I'm not very experienced with slides, just got one to try it out. I barely used the slide at all, and one day I decided tp try my hand at it again, well, as it turned the slide just broke. I had used it like 4 times, and not very vigorously at that.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    What else are you gonna put here?

    By RideOnSkyDog

    from washago, ontario

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    Comments about Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide:

    Can't really give any other ratings on this thing, because it only really does one thing. However, it does it well and I'm very happy with it. I bought the large one, I guess it has thick walls? I've got funny knuckles that are really wide so where it might fit on the finger, it won't fit over the knuckle.This one produces a great sound, lots and lots of sustain. A little big and unweildy, but it definately makes up for it in sound if you can handle the weight. I personally prefer the warmer glass sound over metal. I've tried out many slides, from brass to chrome but I find I prefer the smoother glass sound over the brighter metal slide tone (no good for that warm statesboro whine).I made myself a decent one out of my sister's revlon cover-up bottle (thick walls, leaving a bit of the neck still on allows it to grip my knuckles and stay on better) but mine has since been broken and I've been relying on the dunlop ever since.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide

    By pinkfloyd1967

    from Boston, MA

    Comments about Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide:

    I have had mine for about 2 years,great tone. The review says it all. One thing though is it fell off my bookcase that's about 4 and a half feet tall and snapped into 2 pieces. Everything was pretty much great about it other than it is kind of fragile.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    It's a slide

    By Les Paul-3.B1p

    from Wisconsin

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    Comments about Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide:

    It's as basic as you can get. Nothing special, no "Great" sounds, but it's not bad. It's very bulky and hard to do anything with, so unless you're doing pure slide clicks, I'd go with the jetslide

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good product.

    By Chris S

    from Fulton, MO

    About Me Novice

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Dunlop Glass Guitar Slide:

      Sweet tone.

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