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Old 02-15-2012, 09:15 AM
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Giutar strings

Would like to know what the best strings all around for electric and acoustic.
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Old 02-15-2012, 10:13 AM
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This is going to get as many subjective answers as "Who's the best guitarist?"

I prefer Dean Markley Blue Steel. They give me the *impression* that the strings are very crisp and clean, and I am a freak about changing my strings every day when recording. I've always wanted to do an A/B test, though.

I've heard a lot of good things about Elixer.

You should definitely try out different brands and see if you can sense a difference. It could help develop your ear / sensitivity for tone.

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For beginners these are great. The different colors help beginners to find the right strings.

http://stringsbyaurora.com/our-stri...-guitar-strings
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:06 PM
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Ya, like Carl said, it's all subjective. Everyone has their preference. I started with Ernie Balls and now I use D'Addario strings.
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:12 PM
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Hey mike89white,

Maybe you could post what guitars you have, and what style you want to play, and we might be able to make suggestions based on that.

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Old 02-15-2012, 02:19 PM
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Every guitar likes different strings.

I find D'addarios to work well for me on my electric guitars, but so have Ernie Balls...

It seems to me the type of strings makes more of a difference on acoustic guitars. All Taylor guitars with Elixir strings that I've played sound and feel amazing!

I recently tried a bunch of Cole Clark guitars, some with D'addario strings, some with Martins, some with Elixir. I must say, acoustic guitars with Elixir strings I like! The other strings sound good for one or two days, and then I need to change them...
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I use Elixir strings (for electric and accoustic) because I hate to change strings all the time :P
To my ear, they are the one that last the longest and keeps there "original" sound the longest. They also sound pretty good. On a 0 to 10 scale 10 being string heaven and 0 being....hell heaven (so unoriginal ) I would give them a solid 9. I'm not giving 10 because I just know that somewhere theres something better....there's always something better.

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