#1
I recently decided to purchase a few packs of the DR dragon skin strings in ten gauges for my teles having heard good things about them. The first guitar I put them on was my JA-90 with tune o-matic bridge. This guitar has been highly reliable up till this point and I had actually never managed to break a string on it in the year and a half I've had it. The strings sounded fantastic once they were on, they really brightened up my tone and I was very pleased with the results, however the following day the b string broke. I thought this was unlucky and just a bad string at first so I replaced it with a spare ernie ball b string I had lying around. Unfortunately though in the following days both the d and high e string broke which was extremely disappointing.

I also decided to put these strings on my 50's telecaster, which was a bit more risky seeing as it tends to break a string every month or so. Again the tone was fantastic but within just two days I lost the high e string, followed by the b string, at which point I decided to restring the entire guitar back to d'adarrios.

I did get in contact with DR's customer support and they were very helpful, offering me new packs, however since I am from the UK they forwarded me onto their international support team to whom I sent my address, the receipt and a picture of the broken strings to and since then have received no further responses or strings.

This was overall a very disappointing situation and with the premium DR charge for these coated 'long lasting' strings I cannot discourage you from purchasing them enough.
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#2
think i heard some bad things about these (maybe the bass, or acoustic ones... i forget ) on the fretboard forum...
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#4
Just putting it out there, you're sure its not your guitars? I know you said you haven't broken a string in a long time on your JA90, but weird things can happen.
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Just putting it out there, you're sure its not your guitars? I know you said you haven't broken a string in a long time on your JA90, but weird things can happen.


At first I did consider it but when you break 3 strings on one guitar that never normally does so it seems extremely unlikely. Especially since 2 also went on the other tele and the new d'addarrio strings have been going strong for almost 2 weeks now.
AC30 C2 with greenbacks

Fender JA-90 Telecaster
Fender Mexican classic series 60's Telecaster

MXR Noise Clamp
Dunlop Crybaby
Pro-co Rat 2
Fulltone Plimsoul
Electro Harmonix Big Muff W/ Tone Wicker
Mooer Orange 90
Vox Delay Lab