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DR Strings Long Necks Taper Core Medium 5-String Bass Strings

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1273887997906   POS #:102518750
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Gauges 45-65-85-105-125. Bass players who need a tapered core string for modern techniques will love the superior performance of DR Long Necks stainless steel strings. Players searching for increased stability in the lower registers will find great clarity and definition with DR's tapered bass strings. DR taper-cores use a single wrap around a hex...  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.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
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Overview

Gauges 45-65-85-105-125.

Bass players who need a tapered core string for modern techniques will love the superior performance of DR Long Necks stainless steel strings. Players searching for increased stability in the lower registers will find great clarity and definition with DR's tapered bass strings. DR taper-cores use a single wrap around a hex core as the narrow winding passes over the bridge.

Features

Gauges 45-65-85-105-125 
Tapered core string for modern techniques
Stainless steel
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Manufacturer's Warranty
Defective string replacement.


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DR StringsLong Necks Taper Core Medium 5-String Bass Strings
 
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5.0

Phenomenal!

By Jake

from Bloomington, IL

Comments about DR Strings Long Necks Taper Core Medium 5-String Bass Strings:

I can't say enough good about these strings! The "taper core" design really helps bring out a cleaner fundamental. I tune down my 5 strings to either G#-D#-G#-C#-F#, or G#-C#-G#-C#-F# and they produce a much tighter note with less of the ugly overtones you can get when tuning down a conventional string (a 35" scale and a string-thru body bridge helps a lot also). They have a nice bright articulate sound, and have a slight growl to them which I love. They are also a little smoother to the touch than a lot of other stainless steel strings, really that goes for all DR strings though. DR makes one hell of a string! So all in all, if you use lower tunings, or are just wanting a tighter more articulate fundamental, I'd definitely recommend checking these strings out!

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