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230 results
  • Year2014
    Instrument typeElectric
    Builder / ManufacturerFender
    Instrument ModelStratocaster
    Top woodAsh
    Side woodAsh
    Back woodAsh
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Unbelieveable vibrato and sustain also used on Fender pawn shop offset Stratocaster for the same reason.
  • Year2014
    Instrument typeElectric Bass
    Builder / ManufacturerFender
    Instrument ModelSquire Jaguar VM PJ
    Top woodBasswood
    Side woodBasswood
    Back woodBasswood
    PlayerChris Cromartie
    Strings Comment
    Maple neck and Rosewood fretboard with a GuitarHeads noiseless J-rail bridge pickup and OEM neck pickup. I love the tone from the Ernie Ball Flatwound Cobalts. They?re bright in tone, yet smooth and easy on the fingers. Cobalt flats combined with the brass nut, the tone is rich and quite unique. A touch of overdrive really makes it rock. My Bandmates really dig it.
  • Year1985
    Instrument typeElectric
    Builder / ManufacturerG&L
    Instrument ModelGhostpowder
    Top woodMaple
    Side woodMaple
    Back woodEbony
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Smooth warmth, better sustanability basses. Trebels smooth the upper mids.
  • Year2012
    Instrument typeElectric Bass
    Builder / ManufacturerG&L
    Instrument ModelL-2000
    Top woodAsh
    Side woodAsh
    Back woodAsh
    PlayerStu Ford
    Strings Comment
    Pickup: G&L MFD. My favorite roundwound strings. The Pure Nickel used on these strings is super soft to the touch and gives off a great, full range response. Perfectly balanced warmth and brightness. Nothing about these strings took any "getting used to" and they allowed for effortless, distraction free, playing right out of the pack.
  • Year1990
    Instrument typeAcoustic
    Builder / ManufacturerGeorge Lowden
    Instrument ModelCustom
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerGeorge Shafnacker
    Strings Comment
    The Sound is wonderful and the strings last a really long time.
  • Year2000
    Instrument typeAcoustic
    Builder / ManufacturerGeorge Lowden
    Instrument ModelF35c
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodMaple
    Back woodMaple
    PlayerAlex de Grassi
    Strings Comment
    Elixir strings produce the full spectrum of overtones without sacrificing the fundamental and the low end, resulting in a bright, well balanced sound.
  • Year1997
    Instrument typeFlamenco
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vazquez Rubio
    Instrument ModelFlamenco Blanca
    Top woodCypress
    Side woodCypress
    Back woodCypress
    PlayerJose Nebro
    Strings Comment
    They are produce very warm tones and the volume is big.
  • Year2013
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vazquez Rubio
    Instrument ModelSolista
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodCypress
    Back woodCypress
    PlayerBill
    Strings Comment
    My guitar is a little bright, so I want strings to counter that. The Labella 2001s compliment I think, as I want a warmer string tone. The feel of Labella 2001s are also good; they feel thicker.
  • Year2016
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vazquez Rubio
    Instrument ModelRubio 635 Concert
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodMaple
    Back woodMaple
    PlayerYiren Hu
    Strings Comment
    none
  • Year2016
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vazquez Rubio
    Instrument ModelRubio 635 Estudio
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodPalo Escrito
    Back woodPalo Escrito
    PlayerYiren Hu
    Strings Comment
    none