#1
apprently there are colored strings? does anyone have any experience with them? if so please share positive and negative...i would like to try some but i need some info
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#3
I saw a bass with black strings a couple days ago...
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#4
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i dont have a floyd...
the color wont like rub off on your fretboard will it?
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#6
ive used colored strings. color comes off after a while. i dont think its worth it to make your guitar look sexy only for a few days or hours.
#7
Yea, it's not such a great idea. The color will come off where the frets strike the string and where you pick. Then you'll end up with little colored flakes all over your guitar

Plus I think they look dumb. How can you feel good about your playing when you play colored strings?
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#8
I have some Red Devils:

Pros:
-They're pretty
-They sound good
-They last super long

Cons:
-The coating rubs off where you do most of your picking/strumming
-They last a bit too long, if you like experimenting with different string brands and gauges like I do.
-They cost a billion jillion dollars (read: $12 USD) a pack (but that's typical of coated strings of any brand)
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#9
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I have some Red Devils:

Pros:
-They're pretty
-They sound good
-They last super long

Cons:
-The coating rubs off where you do most of your picking/strumming
-They last a bit too long, if you like experimenting with different string brands and gauges like I do.
-They cost a billion jillion dollars (read: $12 USD) a pack (but that's typical of coated strings of any brand)

does the color rub off on your fretboard though?
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#10
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does the color rub off on your fretboard though?



No, but as previously stated, it does wear at the point of picking, and leaved coloured flakes on the body. I have the 'hot pink' strings on my goth explorer (to match the pink strap and knobs....don't ask), and I bought a set of 'evergreens' and a set of 'peacock blues' for my yamaha RGX-A2 to be strung blue, green, blue, green.... (as it has blue/green pickup selector LEDs). I got them on a whim as I liked the idea for stage use, but I found they lost their colour in places really quickly - in fact, I got rid of the 'evergreens' after only one gig as the colour seemed to fall off instantly.

They are a good coated string and feel good when fretted, but pricey. Don't expect them to look pristine for long, but they certainly get noticed under stage lighting.

Wouldn't put them on my firebird though, sticking with ernie balls.
#11
They're like $5. Why don't you just try them for yourself and see if you like them. If not, you're only out $5.
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#12
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They're like $5. Why don't you just try them for yourself and see if you like them. If not, you're only out $5.


They're not $5, that's the problem. They are about £13 here, meaning they'd be a lot more than $5. I would suggest that the TS get a pack to try as they are a decent coated string at the end of the day.