Has anyone tried Dr Zebra strings?

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Has anyone tried Dr Zebra strings?

Unread post by Soof » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:57 am

According to DR website their Zebra strings promote a better amped sound because of 8% nickel steel along with their phosphor bronze metal.

Has anyone tried them on their acoustic?

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Re: Has anyone tried Dr Zebra strings?

Unread post by Saul » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:13 am

I had never heard of them before now. Not sure how much of a difference they would make over my normal Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze strings but I'm always open to something new. Definitely worth trying at least :)
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Re: Has anyone tried Dr Zebra strings?

Unread post by Buzzard » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:18 pm

Zebra also makes bowstrings, so I guess their guitar strings can handle being pulled hard too. :wink:
As for the 8% more nickel being the holy grail of crispy tone, I'm a sceptic.
At one time or another we find a brand and gauge of strings we like, and stick to it, or not.

If a guitar needs new strings, it's worth trying out something different,
especially if you're not fully happy with what you got at the moment.

Sounds interesting, if you try them and find them better, please let us know. :D

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Re: Has anyone tried Dr Zebra strings?

Unread post by jagger » Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:18 am

What strings do Yamaha use on the LL series guitars.?
best strings i ever used and i've tried them all are the
Daddario coated 80/20 bronze EXP11 class strings.
the elixer just shread after playing a lot strumming .
martins are dull imho .

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Re: Has anyone tried Dr Zebra strings?

Unread post by Saul » Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:22 pm

jagger do you use FastFret on your strings? It extends the life and tone. I have been using it for years. I think it costs around £7 but lasts ages. Might help with the longevity of those Elixir's ?
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Re: Has anyone tried Dr Zebra strings?

Unread post by jagger » Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:20 pm

No but ill buy it in the next few weeks if it saves me buying new strings happy days.to be honest I think what I really need is new hands,lol.

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