New Rotosound Guitar Slides
Rotosound slides into the year 2013 with its new range of guitar slides, further expanding their ever-increasing accessories products.
The new slides are 2mm thick, and come in three popular material types - glass, steel and brass.
To accommodate various slide playing styles, the new slides come in two lengths, 40mm for the shorter one, and a longer 60mm version.
The new models are meant to be suitable slides that cover all types of music, matching the action your guitar and/or the gauge of the strings you use.
Pyrex Glass Bottleneck Slides
These are glass slides that ride the strings and do not dig-in. They are designed to have the right weight and finish to glide through the strings, resulting in a cleaner tonality. The Rotosound Pyrex Glass Bottleneck Slides feature smooth surfaces that give it a glassy sound for creating harmonic rich tones. The S1GD – Double Pack retails for £9.95 while S1GS – Single Pack retails for £5.95.
Brass Sides are the more traditional type, that when combined with good blues amp will give you a retro blues wailing tone. Its metal construction gives it more of a mellow growl compared to that of glass, and since brass is softer than the strings, it lets you dig-in for a more tactile playing feel. The Rotosound brass slides feature a bright, high sustain sound with a bit of dirty grit. The S1BD – Double Pack retails for £24.95 while S1BS – Single Pack retails for £11.95.
Stainless Steel Slides
These type of slides give you the in-between sound of the first two. Since Stainless Steel is corrosion resistant, it is durable and heals minor surface scratches, keeping its frictionless streamlined finish for a long period of time. Its smooth surface makes it effortless to play slide, and gives off a brassy tone with a bit of glass harmonicsof grit. The S1SD – Double Pack retails for £16.95 while S1SS – Single Pack retails for £9.95.
The slides are made using the same standards as Rotosound guitar strings, and provide the same variety to match various preferences.
Click here for great Guitar Capos
Share This Article
Guitar Gear Guides
Cheap Electric Guitar Pickups
There's no denying that pickups play a major role when it comes to electric guitar tone. By simply replacing your pickups, you can substantially change your tone for the better.
10 of the Best Guitar Cables
When you consider how much time and effort you put into getting your rig to sound just the way you want, it makes sense to ensure your guitar cables are also up to the job.
The Best Wireless Guitar Systems
We explain how to choose the best wireless system for your situation and provide a recommended list of the best wireless systems currently available for guitarists.
The Best Acoustic Guitar Straps
The different kinds of straps explained for different types of acoustic guitars along with a recommended list of the best strap options for your situation.