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Offline wettestwillie

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lets talk about strings.
« on: April 29, 2011, 05:43:43 pm »
So I've been playing guitar for about 8 years, and over the years you start to hear the difference between newer strings and strings that are a few weeks/months old. I recently picked up my first FR guitar and have been recording with it a whole bunch, and I'm very unhappy with the length of time between when the strings have a good sound, and when they start to dull out. (usually about a week before I start hearing it). I have been using ernie ball regulars, but I was wondering if anyone knew of some strings that last longer.

TL;DR What strings do you use, how long do they last before sounding shitty?

Also, anyone know what strings MaSu use?

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Re: lets talk about strings.
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2011, 07:01:17 pm »
Elixir strings all the fucking way, mon.

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Re: lets talk about strings.
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2011, 07:38:35 pm »
Elixir are my favs for the moment. They last pretty long due to some leet coating stuff which also give 'em a pretty "soft" feel. Some people think they are a bit slippery though.
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Re: lets talk about strings.
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2011, 07:41:54 pm »
Till now I've used D'Addario 10-46 and Ernie Ball 12-46. The latter are damn too hard.

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Re: lets talk about strings.
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2011, 11:30:01 am »
I use Ernie Ball 10s in all my guitars :) They're fairly cheap here in Norway, and they last for a fair amount of time :)

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Re: lets talk about strings.
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2011, 11:26:02 pm »
THERE'S NOR WAY NOR FAIR.


Go for elixir strings. I used Ernie Ball strings for years and i know the difference! :)