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DR Strings Electric Bass - Lo-Riders Nickel Plated Medium Lite, .045-.100, NMLH-45

DR Strings Electric Bass - Lo-Riders Nickel Plated Medium Lite, .045-.100, NMLH-45
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By Jodie H.
San Diego Calf.
Dr strings
July 1, 2020
I've been using the DRLow Rider medium light strings for years now. I like the evenness of each string, not such a dramatic difference in size. I also use the Nickel coated strings. I love how long the last. As someone, before the pandemic😑 Worked almost everynight, these strings last longer than any other brand I've used.
Don't eat up my frets Long lasting I only wished they made upright strings!
By Pierre
Great Strings
November 21, 2009
Love them for tension that allows to have low action. For the soft feeling of nickel without cutting the highs too much. And finally that string doesn't sound like a piano string with too much overtone. It is focused and great sounding.
By Brian
NP Lo Riders
September 23, 2009
I was previously using Elixirs and liked the way the coating felt. Then I decided to give NP Lo Riders another try, and I'm glad I did. These strings feel great for uncoated strings, and they also sound quite good. They also have sufficient tension for me when tuned down a half-step.






1st G

Nickel Plated



2nd E

Nickel Plated



3rd A

Nickel Plated



4th E

Nickel Plated




"Lo-Riders" NickelsÔ

"Lo-Riders nickel-plated bass strings are based upon hexagonal cores, wound with nickel-plated steel, specifically designed for a softer feel and a traditional warm nickel sound. These bass strings are even, long lasting, and lound… with a mid-range growl. An excellent string for fretless basses… "Lo-Riders Love to Funk."

DR Strings

"From the first handmade strings DR made for Marcus Miller and Jeff Healey (both of whom have played DR's for over six years), to our latest development, the remarkable ZEBRA electric-acoustic strings, DR HandMade Strings approaches sound and string design differently from other makers… we are all players. The secret to the way we make DR strings is the word "slow." No other company we know makes strings one at a time, so very slowly and carefully. Quality of sound is paramount… along with the highest possible specifications for materials. Longevity and durability are our next concerns. We are NOT a high speed, mass production company. We have an elaborate quality control system.

For a relatively new company, we have been embraced by a surprising number of "Legends and Masters" of guitar and bass. A partial list of DR endorsees includes Sting, Marcus Miller, Jeff Healey, Adam Clayton of U2, Warren Haynes of GOV'T MULE and THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND, Jonas Hellborg, Bo Diddley, "Skunk" Baxter, Victor Bailey, Steve Kaufman, Percy Jones, Darryl Jones of THE ROLLING STONES, Rick Derringer, Mick Karnes, Andreas Kisser, Max Cavalera, & Paulo Jr. of SEPULTURA, Birelli Legren, Trey Anastasio and Mick Gordon of PHISH, SMASHING PUMPKINS, Gary Tallent, Tony Franklin, Ty Tabor & Doug Pinnock of KING'S X, Dimebag Darrell of PANTERA, Scott Ian, Paul Crook, & Frank Bello of ANTHRAX, Stefan Lessard with THE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, Peter Rowan, Shawn Lane, Paul Pesco Matt Freeman with RANCID, Per Gessle of ROXETTE, Sharlee D'Angelo of MERCYFUL FATE, and VERUCA SALT.

DR Strings are made with more metal than one realizes at first. By way of example, before a .042 gauge DR string is carefully wound, core wire and wrap wire that total .043 are prepared. After a process we call "Compression-Winding", a DR string that gauges a .042 is produced.

The ratios and principles of "TITE-FIT" / "Compression-Winding" are used for the specifications and manufacture of all DR strings. At DR we craft our strings at tension. The following is one example of how the DR wrap/ratio formula works… in this case for .042's. Core wire is .016, wrap wire is .0135 x 2 (top and bottom covers). Total material gauges .043 before winding and .042 after winding."




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