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Optima 4028RB Chrome Strings

Optima 4028RB Chrome Strings Randy Bachman, string set for electric guitar, chrome-nickel roundwound, string gauges: 009 - 011 - 013 - 028w - 038 - 048, made in Germany

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Strength of the strings 009 - 048
Material Chrome
G-String Wounded Yes
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The G and B are far too light , Intonation suffers badly

Neiler, 20.04.2017
I've been using hybrid sets for a long time with light tops and heavy bottoms . I bought these as I want to buy more European made products . While these are a signature series set, and as such such serve the purposes of Randy Bachmann, for me they were unusable. starting at .009 and finishing at 48, you could expect the B and G to be about .013 and .016, in fact they are .011 and .013!! which are far too light , These two strings sound like rubber bands and don't really intonate properly . Aside from that the twist ends travel to far from the ball end, and on a standard stratocaster bridge the twist was past the saddle on all the plain strings . also leading to horrible intonation. all in all a very poor set of strings
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Super chrome strings

Ron3548, 18.01.2016
Besides the Optima Gold on my strat I put the Optima Chrome strings on my new Harley Benton telecaster. The strings give a very nice long lasting tone with a balanced separated sound and a nice feeling.

I recommend these strings for the one that a good and clear "twang" and blues sound wants to hear from his Tele. They stretch also delicious on. And due to the chromium they go very long time, which I find a great advantage.

Buy good strings because they make the difference !!
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