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Dunlop Reverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light  

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Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top is known for big fat Texas tone that has been described as "hot, blue, and righteous." Dunlop developed Reverend Willy's stri...Read More

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Soulful, rich, articulate, and smooth sound from strings designed to emulate fat Texas tone.

Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top is known for big fat Texas tone that has been described as "hot, blue, and righteous." Dunlop developed Reverend Willy's strings in collaboration with Billy himself, aiming to make replacement guitar strings that offer a real punch and while remaining articulate and clear when guitarists perform his legendary leads and pinch harmonics.

Extra Light guitar string gauges: 7-9-11-20-30-38


Get the big Texas tone of Billy Gibbons when you order some Reverend Willy's guitar strings today.

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DunlopReverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light
 
4.8

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (12)
  • Consistent (5)
  • Well built / quality (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (8)
    • Concerts (6)
    • Back-up (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (7), Professional musician (3)

    Reviewed by 16 customers

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    5.0

    These kick butt!

    By Weaned-on-Sabbath

    from Albuquerque, NM

    Pros

    • Good Tone
    • Great For Smooth Vibratos

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Open Up New Possibilites
      • Practicing

      Comments about Dunlop Reverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light:

      I've been playing for over fifty years. Ernie Ball Super Slinkys to .13's dropped tuned. I've always wanted the best tone possible. If you think 7's are too wuss... you're missing out on opening up new potentials. Get a set-- you'll be surprised.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      great styrings

      By Buddy

      from Villa Rica Ga.

      About Me Experienced

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      Pros

      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Old Guy Choice
        • Practicing

        Comments about Dunlop Reverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light:

        I'm in my sixties been playing since a teenager, always avoided super light strings, I thought they lacked in tone. Boy was I surprised!The comfort of these strings and the tone is amazing. Purchased 10 more sets. Way to go Dunlop.

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        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great stings

        By No spoon

        from Richmond, IN

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Dunlop Reverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light:

          Used on a mini- mod of my own specs, stupid fun through 100 watts of tube amp! Ride on. Shipping was slow, mail bag was beat up and run over. All 5 boxes were crushed and open. Not what I'm used to with musicians friend. After 20 plus years I may find a new dealer.

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          5.0

          Make playing easy

          By Krazy Kat

          from South Pasadena Ca.

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Good Tone
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Dunlop Reverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light:

            I love this string. I only hope they never run out. I've used them for quite a while and never had one break on me.

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            5.0

            Righteous Blues Tone courtesy of the Rev

            By Carson Parker

            from TX

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Good Tone

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Dunlop Reverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light:

                Dear Reverend Willy G.,

                Thanks for the 7 gauge strings. They are righteous. Now I just need to learn your licks and tricks to be a Texas Blues legend.

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                5.0

                Reverend Willy's Strings

                By JackSrat

                from fl.

                About Me Professional Musician

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Tone
                • Jackstrat

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Dunlop Reverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light:

                    I have always used 010 or 009 on my stratocasters because of the longer scale. I always thought the heavier the string the better the tone however the string gage doesn't effect the tone as I found out. I put these strings on my 2004 50th aniversery strat and I can't believe the tone and so easy to play.I wish I had done this years ago. I have played guitar for 50 years and it puts a whole new life in it for me.

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                    5.0

                    Just love 'em!

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tone
                    • Strong

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Dunlop Reverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light:

                      These strings are very easy to manipulate on the fretboard for anyone who has short fingers or small hands, and you do not sacrifice tone. They are real joy to play for chords or picking.

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                      4.0

                      Loosy Goosy Strings

                      By bfrank

                      from Arizona

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                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Good Tone

                      Cons

                      • Not Consistent

                      Best Uses

                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Dunlop Reverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light:

                      easy bending very senitive for playing and tuning . No lack of tone here. Tuning stablity is a little iffy... Don't look at em hard... they can feel it!

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                      5.0

                      Luthier Choice

                      By beeches843

                      from Edisto Island, SC

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

                      • Beginners Choice
                      • Consistent
                      • Good Tone
                      • Long Life
                      • Strong

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Backup
                        • Beginners First Choice
                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Dunlop Reverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light:

                        I "re-make" guitars by replacing the fretwire with .035's for beginners and people with "Not so strong" fingers. These are the ONLY strings I put on my guitars. I am 58 and retired, but I still remember the 60's and not only high action but heavy "I give up!" strings. As a lead guitarist, you can't go wrong. If you are a long time player as well, you owe it to yourself to at least TRY these babies out!

                        Comment on this review

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Like playing air guitar

                        By TheVein

                        from Gavagi, CA

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Good Tone
                        • Strong

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Dunlop Reverend Willy's Electric Guitar String Set - Extra Light:

                            I wanted to see what a .007 felt like. It takes a very light touch. Suprisingly good tone. G string is a little too slinky -- would feel more balanced with a .013 on that string.

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