Gut-A-Like Didi Beck Edition

Double Bass Strings

  • Didi Beck Edition
  • Not as bassy as the Gut-a-Like "Black" strings, but more defined sound in the mids and overtones
  • Very balanced handling at plucking and slapping
  • With the titanium coating of D- and G-string and the thick A-string these strings combine effortless playability with plenty of sustain
  • E- and A-string are uncoated

Further Information

Suitable Style Rockabilly
Length 3/4
Ball End No
Loop End No
Set Yes
Single String No
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I.Banez, 03.06.2019
Der Optik halber gekauft, auf einen schwarzglänzenden (Billig-)Kontrabass aufgezogen und damit gerechnet, dass man heftig am EQ und Compressor schrauben muss, um einen irgendwie akzeptablen Sound zu bekommen. Aber Überraschung: Die Saiten liefern einen ganz phantastischen "boomigen" Rock(abillty)-Sound. Nicht sehr viel Sustain, aber für Tanzmusik und RocknRoll gerade richtig. Butterweich zu greifen und zu zupfen. Slaps klingen auch satt.

Arco (Bogen) geht damit nicht sonderlich gut, aber das kann ich auch nicht gut, also liegts vielleicht (auch) an mir, aber ist ja definitiv nicht der Einsatzzweck dieser Saiten.

Stimmungsstabilität ist eher mittelmäßig, aber noch ok, für mich ein Stern Abzug bei "Qualität", aber vielleicht ist das auch prinzipbedingt bei Synthetiksaiten, sie sind nun mal recht weich. Aber dafür wirklich angenehm zu spielen, auch mit müden und schweissnassen Fingern. Die Oberfläche ist leicht strukturiert und nicht glatt.

Ich wechsle beim Spielen oft zwischen E-Bass und Kontrabass hin und her, und das ist für mich mit diesen Saiten kein Problem; mit Stahlsaiten am Kontrabass finde ich das wegen des deutlich höheren Kraftaufwands viel schwieriger.

Die E-Saite ist übermäßig dick, da musste ich Steg und Obersteg ein wenig mit der Feile bearbeiten.

Die E-Saite klingt in natura - zumindest auf meinem sehr leichten Billig-Bass - im Vergleich zu den anderen Saiten deutlich leiser, aber mit Steg-Piezo-Pickup ist es über alle Saiten ausgewogen und echt super.

Wenn die Saiten mal hinüber sind, werde ich sie definitiv wieder für diesen Bass kaufen (falls er dann noch lebt)...
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