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DR Strings Black Beauties Medium 5-String Bass Strings  

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Gauges 45-125. Black Beauties are the latest in coated technology. The wire is precoated in black before winding for extra life and protection. DR Black Beauties are fast and smooth.

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Overview

Gauges 45-125. Black Beauties are the latest in coated technology. The wire is precoated in black before winding for extra life and protection. DR Black Beauties are fast and smooth.

Features
  • Gauges 45-125
  • Precoated wire
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Defective string replacement.


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DR StringsBlack Beauties Medium 5-String Bass Strings
 
4.0

(based on 6 reviews)

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4.0

These strings sing

By Douglas

from Pamplico, SC

Comments about DR Strings Black Beauties Medium 5-String Bass Strings:

I got these just because I had a coupon and wanted to see how they felt. They feel great! softer. And the sound is awesome. I have played using the Marcus Millers before but I like these a lot more. Some of the coating came off the B string on the first day, but you can only see it if you are close up. The strings sing. Great sustain and tone. Very easy to intonate and tune. They hold their tuning really good also.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Feel good, look good at first, sound ok

By Dan Rowley

from Chicago, IL

Comments about DR Strings Black Beauties Medium 5-String Bass Strings:

The main reason to get black strings is the look, and they do look awesome. However, that coating does chip off fairly soon. I added a picture of the strings after one day of playing. The coating makes the strings feel slinkier and rubbery, softer. The tone is pretty good, if a little muted. I've heard that coating can kill the tone, but they sound decent. Look is awesome though. I'm going to ride them out and see how the coating chips over time.

 
5.0

best strings for me

By eddy white

from lancaster pa

Comments about DR Strings Black Beauties Medium 5-String Bass Strings:

ive created my own signature sound using these strings describe them in one word?? AWESOME!!!!! ive been playing bass almost 25 years and have used just about every string and quite honestly i have always returned to dr black beauties time and time again. i play a variety of genre especially metal and though these things are meaty sounding im telling you these string sing!!!! they are my official string not that im anyone special but as far as im concerned i endorse dr black beauties. thank you dr for creating my perfect string job well done.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Nice Strings

By JC Dupree

from Ripley, TN

Comments about DR Strings Black Beauties Medium 5-String Bass Strings:

Bought a set of BB's 3 weeks ago and they are very nice strings. Easy on the finger and you have less string noise. Don't get the clarity of DR medium High Beams or the DR Marcus Miller. DR medium High beams are my favorite but the BB's are smooth and the look so cool!

(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

look cool, play great!!

By michael k. mcgee

from desloge, mo.

Comments about DR Strings Black Beauties Medium 5-String Bass Strings:

i first noticed these strings because of their black color, very cool!so i tried a set. they feel different than any other string right from the start...then as i played them, i loved them! they have stayed brighter much longer than any other brand ive tried(and playing bass for over 20 yrs.almost every week, ive tried em all) best set of strings ive ever used!

(10 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Nice strings to start with

By rick

from the Mitten(MI)

Comments about DR Strings Black Beauties Medium 5-String Bass Strings:

I bought these strings and they sound great, I have had them for 3 weeks now and the black color is wore off the stings were i strike them with my fingers. that is a real let down since they looked so nice to start. I figured they would look like this at 3 months not 3 weeks. they still sound good though.

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