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Did everyone who signed up for Fender Beta String Test get their strings today?

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by vid1900, Aug 28, 2019.

  1. vid1900

    vid1900 Most Honored Senior Member

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    These were in my mailbox today:

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    ryunker Senior Stratmaster

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    Some of us have jobs, I will find out in 5 or 6 hours
     
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    Bob the builder Most Honored Senior Member

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    I got mine on monday
    Haven't put them on anything yet
     
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  4. Cerb

    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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    What's supposed to be revolutionary about them?
     
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    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    And how come we're just hearing about this now you have them?
     
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    The coating is from mermaid tears.
     
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    StillAlive&Well Senior Stratmaster

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    I don't remember who posted about them. It's been a while, I had forgotten all about it till today.
     
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    Namelyguitar Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    First I've heard of this. o_O
     
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    They're. F R E E
     
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    First I've heard about it too.
     
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    roadhog96 Senior Stratmaster

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    Never heard anything about these till now?
     
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    Jack Frost Strat-Talker

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    This is news to me too. So what's special about the new strings?
     
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    mapleglo Strat-O-Master

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    Why am I always the last to know about these things?!?!?!?
     
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    vid1900 Most Honored Senior Member

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    There was a post here about signing up to be a Fender Beta Tester.

    Fender has not said what is different about the strings, you just have to use them and see if you can break them or not.

    Some people might be in the control group, and some might get the magic sets.
     
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    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I've never broken a string. Surely their ambitions must be higher than that?

    "Hey R&D department! None of our ham fisted beta testing gorillas managed to break your strings, well done! Now off to the marketing department and have them come up with some scheme about Abigail handwound strings and off we go!"
     
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    arcticstrat Senior Stratmaster

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    Congrats guys! :cool:

    I hadn't heard about that offer, maybe next time. :)
     
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    GuitarMechanic Most Honored Senior Member

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    Hadn't heard about it either
     
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    vid1900 Most Honored Senior Member

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    vid1900 Most Honored Senior Member

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    You are the nightmare customer for string sales.

    "I play so lightly I never put fret divots into my strings so they last months, and I never break a string...."
     
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