#1
There are a lot of threads on string gauge, but they didn't exactly answer my question.

I want to find (if they exist) strings that go from E standard (EADGBE) all the way to D Standard (DGCFAD) and even drop C (CGCFAD). Some questions:

  • Do these strings exist? I have heard of Ernie Ball's Slinky Strings, and am wondering if they live up to expectation.
  • If these strings do indeed exist, what are they?
  • I enjoy playing metal, so bends and string tension is important. What gauge would be suitable in these kinds of strings?

Thank you for your time. Stay metal, all!
Gear:
Gibson SG Standard (tuned to Standard E)
Dean Razorback DB (tuned to Standard C)
Schecter OMEN-7 (tuned to 7-string Standard B)
Line 6 Spider II 212W
Digitech RP80
#5
The interview with Brendon Small on this website he was saying something about using really really thick strings so that when he is in Drop C the tension feels like Standard.

I would look at that vid and see if he mentions the specifics about them.
#6
.010-.052 is great. I like GHS Boomers.
Current Gear:
LTD MH-400
PRS SE Custom 24 (Suhr SSH+/SSV)
Ibanez RG3120 Prestige (Dimarzio Titans)
Squier Vintage Modified 70s Jazz V
Audient iD22 interface
Peavey Revalver 4, UAD Friedman BE100/DS40
Adam S3A monitors
Quote by Anonden
You CAN play anything with anything....but some guitars sound right for some things, and not for others. Single coils sound retarded for metal, though those who are apeshit about harpsichord probably beg to differ.