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Old 2004-11-19, 10:16
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what are the best strings?

please give me several because the choice is limited. Also u can point me to different brands according to the genre if thats the case. I play black/death
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Old 2004-11-19, 10:30
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i like addarios...
they're all i play, except elixers on my acoustic....
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Old 2004-11-19, 10:48
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d addarios is all i use, usualll 11's in Eb. On my second guitar, same, only 10's in E.
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Old 2004-11-19, 14:18
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daddarios are the shit....bar none
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Old 2004-11-19, 15:04
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I play Ernie Balls 10 in my D tuned guitar.
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Old 2004-11-19, 16:37
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i heard d'addarios break alot, i used to use ernie balls, but now i play DR
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Old 2004-11-19, 16:44
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D'Addarios, 10-46 for Eb, great.
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Old 2004-11-19, 17:25
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Old 2004-11-19, 17:54
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d'addarios 9's are my fav, they last longer than ernie balls for me, and they sound better imo
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Old 2004-11-19, 18:45
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i use ernie ball 10-46 right now, but i am prolly gonna move to 10.5-48 or 11-50 soon, for standard, sound better for chording, plus any leads that i do play are clean or midly overdriven, jazz/blues type leads, so speed isnt really a factor in my gauge choice.

i would say balls are best, but daadarios are good strings as well. it all comes down to personal preference.
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Old 2004-11-19, 18:45
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I used to play D'addario's

then i found out about http://www.webstrings.com/

quality strings for real cheap.
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Old 2004-11-19, 19:01
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There are no such things as the best strings. Like MoonRaven said, it's all personal preference. Personally, all I use is Dean Markley Blue Steel strings. I've never had one break on me before, and the coating has never even come off them before.

I don't know what gauge you play, but here is the 10-46 gauge...
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/srs7...ase_pid/101052/
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Old 2004-11-19, 19:18
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There are no such things as the best strings. Like MoonRaven said, it's all personal preference. Personally, all I use is Dean Markley Blue Steel strings. I've never had one break on me before, and the coating has never even come off them before.

I don't know what gauge you play, but here is the 10-46 gauge...
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/srs7...ase_pid/101052/

the reason the coating has never come off is because blue steels arent coated, they are cryogenically frozen, which supposedly makes them last longer, tone wise. good strings, i used to play the 11-52's all the time.
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Old 2004-11-19, 19:36
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i heard d'addarios break alot, i used to use ernie balls, but now i play DR

I have been playing about a year, and I tremelo pick ALOT of Kreator Death and Suffocation and whatnot and I have never ever had a string break. And Imean alot of tremelo picking.
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Old 2004-11-19, 19:53
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ernie's rust up real fast, and dont sound to great. d'addarios are the only strings ive played that actually smell after a few weaks

but id say d'addario 10's.
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Old 2004-11-20, 00:08
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the reason the coating has never come off is because blue steels arent coated, they are cryogenically frozen...
My bad...
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Old 2004-11-20, 00:18
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I used to shell out money for Elixers, then I moved to Earnie ball skinny top heavy bottoms but one day the store was out and I got D'Addarios and Ill never go back to either.
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Old 2004-11-20, 00:22
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i like DRs.ive played eb d'addario then i got DRs.not coated ones just regular ones and ill never go bak
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Old 2004-11-20, 04:29
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GHS Boomers .10-.46
They fucking own the d'addarios i've used so far. D'addarios tend to break somewhere near the bridge.
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Old 2004-11-20, 05:40
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I want a high pitched shrilling, searing, razor sharp sound. What should i use?
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