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DR Strings Bass Extra Life Red Coated 5s, .045-.125, Red Devils, MR5-RD-45

DR Strings Bass Extra Life Red Coated 5s, .045-.125, Red Devils, MR5-RD-45
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By Gerry
DR Extra
December 17, 2010
Not a fan of the coating at all, it was an experiment. I'm going back to sunbeams.
By I s.
Red Devils MR5-RD-45
March 28, 2010
These strings are the best I've tried, but I do lead a shelterd life up here in the woods of northern michigan. They stay in tune and the low B has awesome presence. All the strings seem to have the same volume level expect maybe the high G which may be my amplifier and not so much the strings. Everybody that notices loves the red color and all strings match in color
By Don
Love em
November 22, 2009
These strings feel and sound as great as they look. Keep in tune really well.
By Mat
good, good string
November 15, 2009
i agree w/ the previous review, as the D and G are slightly lighter red than the other 3 strings, but this is barely noticeable. otherwise, these strings feel great. the coating puts a really nice feel under your fingers. the red devil color looks great on my red J bass, and the sound is very clear without being sparkly (which I can't stand. good for pianos, not for me. I like BASS) Used to use DR lo-riders long ago and loved them, but I broke them so often I switched to Boomers (which i also love, and which i never broke) but after trying out a pair of these on a friends bass I decided to try em on mine and hopefully I won't break 'em. So far so good, been about 4 weeks, which is about twice as long as my lo-riders would last (I pop hard, and always broke the lo-rider G. so far these are holding up!!!). Nothing but good things to say except the $40 price tag, which is twice as much as my boomers, but hey these are red and hopefully the promise of the extra life coating holds up so they're worth the price. Cause they sure look and feel and sound good.
By J H.
Individual string color may vary!
August 17, 2009
The strings performance was great, but the string colors may vary with in the set. I spoke to DR about this and they said that the problem has been solved. The sent me a fresh pack and mentioned that they were checked for consistency before they were shipped. When they arrived...same thing. All strings were different shades of red thus only 4 stars.






1st G

EXTRA-Life Red Coated Round Wound



2nd D

EXTRA-Life Red Coated Round Wound



3rd A

EXTRA-Life Red Coated Round Wound



4th E

EXTRA-Life Red Coated Round Wound



5th B

EXTRA-Life Red Coated Round Wound




EXTRA-Life Coated StringsÔ

DR's EXTRA-Life bass strings are the world's finest coated bass strings. The coating includes a corrosion inhibitor for extra protection against damaging substances such as prespiration, dirt, humidity, and "acid hands".

DR's EXTRA-Life offers players a superior coated string without sacrificing the tone, clarity and volume of DR HandMade uncoated strings."




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