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NEW M-Steel Strings for 2013

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    Thumbs up NEW M-Steel Strings for 2013

    Ernie Ball Presents M-Steel Electric Guitar & Bass Strings - YouTube

    Sure... theres a string forum but...

    Imagine the increased output PLUS the increased output of a Bongo 18v pre? Wow, that will be insane!

    Any particular thoughts on the tone we should expect vs Slinkies & Cobalts?
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    I'm interested.
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    I never break strings, so I don't think I'll stray from the Cobalts, but on guitars, well there strings breaking less easy would be nice.


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    I'm disturbed, thought I think louder output and strongest material are cool.
    I would like to know how they affect the sound to understand the differences with cobalt ones.
    My first concern on string always have been lifetime, I never broke an ernie ball string on musicman guitars.
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    Any word on tone yet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tunaman4u2 View Post
    Any word on tone yet?


    Brian had me try them out today with a 25th (m steel) and Reflex (slinky). The plain steels had the biggest difference, with the m steel being louder, fuller, and more responsive. I'm sold.
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    Damn, ...I didn't tried Cobalts yet, ...and now those M steel "thing", ...break proof strings?

    Who sold You that technology Ernie Ball, ...NASA?

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    I believe the actual term they used at NAMM was break resistant....or something similar....not break proof.
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    NEW M Strings video, no word on tone

    Ernie Ball M-Steel Guitar Strings - NAMM 2013 - YouTube
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    Not a word about Bass M-steel strings?

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    Quote Originally Posted by keko View Post
    Not a word about Bass M-steel strings?
    Just for guitar right now - The plain steel strings are M-Steel and the tonal difference compared to regular plain steel strings is huge. The wound strings are cobalt wound on an M-steel core and the tonal difference isn't as noticeable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeteDuBaldo View Post
    Just for guitar right now - The plain steel strings are M-Steel and the tonal difference compared to regular plain steel strings is huge. The wound strings are cobalt wound on an M-steel core and the tonal difference isn't as noticeable.
    Well damn... Still slinkies for me, inexpensive, long lasting & sound great. Cool
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