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1950’s 1960’s 1970’s 1980’s 1990’s 2000’s 2010’s

1980’s

PRESSUREWOUNDS AND THE 505’S

In 1980 James How developed the RS55 ‘Solo Bass’ string which is ‘pressurewound’. A very smooth feeling string with the brightness of the RS66 roundwound set.

This idea was replicated throughout the ‘Superwound’ range too. The ‘505’ series proving popular with ‘Sting’ from The Police who were having massive worldwide success throughout the early 1980’s

Custom built excitement

A recent advertisement by our distributor in America claimed “Great British sounds come from “Rotosound”. A competitor replied, “Great American sounds come from – America”. Rotosound replied with their advertisement “We are the leaders, others follow.

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