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DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings  

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Gauges 10-13-17-26-36-46. Pure Blues electric guitar strings from DR Strings are designed with pure nickel wrap wire, roundwound upon round cores. While this is a slow, expensive method of string maki... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Gauges 10-13-17-26-36-46.
Pure Blues electric guitar strings from DR Strings are designed with pure nickel wrap wire, roundwound upon round cores. While this is a slow, expensive method of string making, it does produce a guitar string acclaimed for increased sustain, vintage tone, and great low tones for playing music from rhythm to lead. The extra step of winding pure nickel around a round core give Pure Blues strings a punch that players say they are surprised to get in a vintage electric guitar string. Sounds great on any guitar!

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DR StringsPHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.7

(based on 18 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

the best strat string there is

These are simply the best sounding, best playing strings for a strat. I am very tone/feel conscious of which string is best for every guitar and this is the best match for a...Read complete review

These are simply the best sounding, best playing strings for a strat. I am very tone/feel conscious of which string is best for every guitar and this is the best match for a strat I've ever used. Been playing 30+ years pro. These are smooth, rich, great harmonic, touch sensitive, excellent sustain and "hang" strings And ... EB's are really the junk food of guitar strings - good for the masses and competetively priced - you can get full, but without great taste.

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Expect to be Disappointed

The local Guitar Center in Arizona had these strings for a very attractive price so I took the plunge. I used these strings years ago and experienced string breakage and intonation problems. I have...Read complete review

The local Guitar Center in Arizona had these strings for a very attractive price so I took the plunge. I used these strings years ago and experienced string breakage and intonation problems. I have been playing guitar for 46 years and have tried every string there is. These were the worst strings I have ever used. I could not get the A string to stay in tune no matter what. Sorry DR, I will NEVER buy your strings again.

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(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Blues Rock Indeed

By Ryman

from AZ

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

I've made a mistake, I bought ernieball thinking there good...but they weren't. After my DR'S ran out of life after about 4 months. I played these everyday. These DR strings were my first ones I ever had to. I can now say I'll never buy an ernieball string again. These strings have a brighter more blues sound. I love them...and I don't care if the whole world plays other strings, but I'll warn you, your going to want these back.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

the best strat string there is

By Glenn

from Los Osos, Ca

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

These are simply the best sounding, best playing strings for a strat. I am very tone/feel conscious of which string is best for every guitar and this is the best match for a strat I've ever used. Been playing 30+ years pro. These are smooth, rich, great harmonic, touch sensitive, excellent sustain and "hang" strings And ... EB's are really the junk food of guitar strings - good for the masses and competetively priced - you can get full, but without great taste.

(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Pure Blues Equal Pure Tone

By ledhed2186

from Triad, NC

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

I bought the DR Pure Blues for my Fender Strat on recomendation from a friend of mine. My initial impression was jaw dropping. These strings sound phenominal, the tone is crystal clear and fuller than with other strings. And what's more, these strings can take all kinds of abuse and still sound great. Don't hesitate, order a couple of packs today!

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

10's Rock

By AXEmaster6

from Rowlett, TX

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

After 30 years of trial and error, this is the string that keeps it's tone and last the longest with my body chemistry. A new set settles down and stays in tune faster than any string I have ever tried. I'm sold for life

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Believer

By TROY

from Charleston, SC

Site Member

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

I'm a believer. I've been trying different strings on a new Agile 3100MC (nice Les Paul clone with Alnico Vs) and wanted to give pure nickel rounds a trial run given the positive reviews. I'm sold. I followed the instructions exactly and didn't even stretch the strings. They settled in faster than anything else I've tried. I was up and in tune pretty much from the get-go with minor intonation adjustments for the wound strings after removing the heavier D'Addario EXL115 strings. I'll probably try the heavier gauge DRs next, but these are already deep and rich with a silky, singing quality to the highs, super easy to bend, too. They also feel great to my fingertips given my touchy body chemistry. They take gobs of gain and roll off the edgy treble overtones, altogether a very composed, resonant string that can be pushed in beautiful ways. They're like the analog tube version of strings.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

The Best Strings Out There!

By 1995*Strat

from Cleveland, OH

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

I just recently tried these strings for the first time on an American Standard Stratocaster and my first impression was "WOW" These strings, sound incredible-very warm with loads of vintage tone. The feel was perfect and bending strings was a breeze. I'm not sure how but when changing strings you don't really have to stretch these out. These are the best sounding strings I have ever played and worth every penny.

(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

DR Pure Blues is amazing

By TheGuitarIsMyFriend

from Undisclosed

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

I had been using different strings for a long time, and I just put these strings on my Gibson. I noticed the difference immediately! The sound is much more twangy and vintage. I love the sound and tone of it. Right away when I tuned it, I noticed that it is quicker to keep its sound than most others I have tried. I guarantee that I will not go back to using my old strings! These are worth spending the extra cash on.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Guitar Strings

By Nick

from Fort Worth

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

I use these strings on all 3 of my guitars. When new they have a very short break-in time usually staying perfectly in tune after a couple of tunings. They also hold their tune and tone longer than any other string I have used even with aggressive bending. They have a great tone perfect for blues and jazz. I suppose that is why they call them "Pure Blues".

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great product even for newbies!

By Bryan Umberger

from Lexington, KY

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

I am still quite new to the whole world of guitar playing. I have an old fender strat that I am learing to play the blues with. I broke a string a few days back and replaced all of them with the DR pure blues 10 gauge. I must tell you the difference in tone is amazing. My instructor (a collector and teacher) loved them. He was going to go pick some up after he tried my guitar. They are real easy to play. Even for newbie players. I love them I have found my favorites.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I Love these Strings

By rich

from Mt. Pleasant, SC

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

These strings are the perfect fit for all of my neck thru style guitars. they especially sound great on the Les Paul. I like to break them in for a couple of days . They seem to sound better after 2 to 3 days. And, they hold up for a long time. By far the best strings I have ever used.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Good for blues and jazz

By tm

from San Jose, CA

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

I have two stratocasters: one is for rock and the other is for jazz and blues. The first one has tremolo bridge enabled and Daddario EXL110. The second one has tremolo bridge disabled and this DR Pure Blues Nickel Medium. The difference between these strings is just sound to me. The feelings are pretty close. Both are flexible enough and easy to hold and play. The pure nickel sound matches jazz and blues. The reason why I don't use Daddario pure nickel strings is that those have slight different gauges from EXL110, while the gauge of this DR Pure Blues Nickel Medium is identical to that of EXL110. I am satisfied with this DR Pure Blues Medium.

 
4.0

I would buy it again

By Dorcas

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

My brother states that he loves the strings. The only thing that he mentioned was that they get out of tune, and he has to tune them up before playing the guitar. Overall, he is satisfied.

 
5.0

Truly Impressed

By Luke D

from San Francisco, CA

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Pros

  • Good Tone
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

      I purchased these while at a local GC shop. They recommended these in a 3 pack for a great price, so of course I purchased them. At first, I was skeptical about using these strings, because I had never heard of the brand before and I was used to playing extra light strings. The strings came in easy packaging, and I had no trouble putting them on. From the first note I played, I could tell an obvious difference. The tone is really bright and warm, unlike the strings I had previously which were very mellow. The strings work very well with blues and cleans, whether leads or chords. I mostly play hard rock and metal, which these weren't ideal for, they seemed a little too bright for my taste. However, on clean they sound amazing. These strings are easy to use and will make your tone far better

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Expect to be Disappointed

      By Master of the Universe

      from Phoenix AZ

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

        Cons

        • Dead String Intonation

        Best Uses

        • Decoration

        Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

        The local Guitar Center in Arizona had these strings for a very attractive price so I took the plunge. I used these strings years ago and experienced string breakage and intonation problems. I have been playing guitar for 46 years and have tried every string there is. These were the worst strings I have ever used. I could not get the A string to stay in tune no matter what. Sorry DR, I will NEVER buy your strings again.

         
        5.0

        My new favorite strings for my blues guitar

        By MIMbiased

        from ATL

        Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

        After using super slinkys for a long time because of their clean blues tone and playablity, i decided to lower my action and step up to 10s for a cleaner, deeper and less twangy tone. After this step, I will never go back to extra-light strings, and after trying these strings, I will never go back to the regular slinkys or daddarios (unless I need something for a non-blues guitar). The high-E actually feels like a 9 (I had to check the package to make sure it wasn't), but all of the strings give a nice tone you'd expect from a 10+. For my blues-infused fender lonestar, I've found no other stings that come close to the warm clean tone of these strings without sacrificing that bluesy tone that I love.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Not bad

        By cool beans

        from az

        Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

        They are a little rough on the fingers but slide nice. They don't break and sound good.

         
        5.0

        As advertised, nice strings. . .

        By Patrick Fitzgerald _ _ _ _

        from Paradise, CA

        Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

        I tried a set of these on my Schecter TSH-1 semi-hollow body guitar that I tune down a half step. I wanted a nice, clean blues/blues rock tone, and that's exactly what I got. They stay in tune, feel comfortable and bend easily - although you might want to use 9's with standard tuning on a Strat. Bottom line: no issues, no surprises and a good price for a quality string. String preference is a matter of personal taste, but I highly recommend trying out a set of these if you play blues, blues rock or maybe even just rock.

         
        5.0

        pure blues strings

        By travis

        from anacortes wa

        Comments about DR Strings PHR10 Pure Blues Nickel Medium Electric Guitar Strings:

        these are good sounding strings that stay in tune and last forever it takes two to three days to break them in thouh a bit pricey but it's worth it they're SUPER strong thouh I did a strength test and stretched the all of the strings to about five octives above where they're supposed to be not one broke and i'm still jammin' on the same set and they still sound great once I tuned them of course.

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