#1
Hi, i was just wondering if anyone knows of good strings for a les paul.
I`ve been playing for quite a while now but have always used ernie ball strings.
Does anyone know of any good strings between £5-£10?
Thanks
#2
imho ernie ball are the best. but you could also try ghs, i use both of them
#3
It's down to opinion. I personally use Roto Red's because they're the only one's with a thick tone that don't snap after two weeks.
Experiment, try a couple of different sets and see what you like. Ernie Ball, D'addario, Roto Sound are all good, just stay away from Gibson Strings because they suck.
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#5
Thanks do you know anything about the zakk wylde dunlop strings ( are they any good)?
#6
i'v been using Ernie Ball Skinny Top Heavy Bottoms for the past year or so but lately i'v been getting dissatisfied with them
just yesterday i decided to try Roto Blues 10-52's and for some reason they just feel a hell of a lot nicer than the past few sets of Ernie Balls i'd been getting
so aye...Rotosound lol, lovely strings, i got mine for £5.75 which is cheaper than most Ernie Balls i think
#7
imo Erine balls arent as stable tuning wise as d'addario. For me its between rotosound and d'addario, and most of the time I use d'addario, as I find them super stable, good tone, good life, and I just like their feel. All up to personal reference really
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#9
elixir or d'addario for electric
Da'Mari for nylon strings
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#11
Ernie Ball have great tone, durability and stability.
Rotosound have IMO the best tone but the quality control is bullshit.
D'addario are made like tanks, but they don't sound great to my ears.
Elixirs feel beautiful on the fingers and sound good too.
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i'v been using Ernie Ball Skinny Top Heavy Bottoms for the past year or so but lately i'v been getting dissatisfied with them
just yesterday i decided to try Roto Blues 10-52's and for some reason they just feel a hell of a lot nicer than the past few sets of Ernie Balls i'd been getting
so aye...Rotosound lol, lovely strings, i got mine for £5.75 which is cheaper than most Ernie Balls i think



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#14
In my experience, the strings that have given me the best results have been D'Addario (bright tone and long lasting, but now I find them a bit uncomfortable; not that they're bad, I've used them for 7 years), Ernie Ball (great feel and tone, just not as long lasting as D'Addario, but still more than enough; they're my current choice) and DR (the best uncoated strings I've ever played in all ways; it's a shame they're VERY hard to get in my country).
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#16
dunlop strings are the longest lasting and sound great, i use them on my flopyd equipped guitars in 11-50 guage
but i like 11-52 on my tune-o-matics dunlop dont make those so i use dadderio on the t-o-m's
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