Has anyone tried Dr Zebra strings?

General Acoustic & Electro/Acoustic Guitar Forum covering all brands other than Yamaha or Yamaha guitars without a dedicated forum.

Moderators: Buzzard, parametric, Derek, Saul

User avatar
Soof
Posts: 5
Joined: Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:59 am

Has anyone tried Dr Zebra strings?

Unread postby 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?

User avatar
Saul
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 6924
Joined: Sun Feb 01, 2004 1:00 am
Contact:

Re: Has anyone tried Dr Zebra strings?

Unread postby 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 :)

User avatar
Buzzard
Specialist Moderator
Specialist Moderator
Posts: 1366
Joined: Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:38 pm
Contact:

Re: Has anyone tried Dr Zebra strings?

Unread postby 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

Regards
Peter
Yamaholic, Guitars, Amps and Bikes. :idea: My Guitars: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=7004 :idea:


Return to “Acoustic Guitar Forum”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest