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Since 1989, DR Strings has been devoted to producing handcrafted instrument strings. By combining time-honored craftsmanship with cutting-edge materials and coatings, DR Strings continues to push the boundaries of string making. This commitment to excellence is why countless world-class bassists rely on DR Strings, from U2's Adam Clayton to Phish's Trey Anastasio and beyond. For authentic tone, turn to the handmade strings from DR Strings.

Black Coating Provides Enhanced Protection and Projection

The DR Strings Black Beauties bass strings feature the signature crisp tone, clarity and volume of DR Strings traditional handmade strings along with the added benefit of DR Strings ultrathin coating on the plain strings and wrap wire, which prolongs the life of your preferred strings. As the name suggests, DR Strings Black Beauties sport a stealthy black coating.

Round Core and Stainless Steel Wrap Maintain Brightness

At the heart of the Black Beauties are a round core wire and stainless steel wrap wire selected to preserve brightness and feel. All strings in the set are coated with a jet-black version of DR Strings K3TM ultrahard coating, providing longevity, enhanced projection, fewer unwanted overtones and outstanding articulation and clarity.

Medium Gage Offers Versatile, Balanced Tone

With gauges of 45, 65, 85, 105 and 125, the Black Beauties medium 5-string set offers a balanced tone that works well for most musical styles. The medium gauge produces full, punchy lows, articulate mids and singing highs that cut through the mix.

Road-Ready and Built to Last

DR Strings Black Beauties are fast, smooth and road-ready. The precoated black wrap wire provides extra life and protection. Paired with DR Strings handmade quality, the Black Beauties are built to handle the demands of the stage and studio. For reliable, dynamic tone that lasts, you can depend on the Black Beauties from DR Strings.

DR Strings Black Beauties Medium 5-String Bass Strings
DR Strings Black Beauties Medium 5-String Bass Strings
DR Strings Black Beauties Medium 5-String Bass Strings

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  • Gauges 45-125
  • Precoated wire
  • Fast and smooth