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GHS GB8 1/2 Boomers Ultra Light+ Electric Guitar Strings  

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The dynamite alloy Boomers continue to be the standard to play by.

Gauges .0085, .0105, .014, .22, .32, .40. Roundwound nickel-plated steel delivers passion, power and performance. The bright, long-lasting tone continues to be THE POWER STRING. GHS has made the highest quality strings since 1964. The choice of numerous guitar greats.

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GHSGB8 1/2 Boomers Ultra Light+ Electric Guitar Strings
 
5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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      5.0

      Great for bends.

      By d

      from central Fl.

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about GHS GB8 1/2 Boomers Ultra Light+ Electric Guitar Strings:

          I have a schecter C-1 pro which is like a C-1 artist.(25.5" Scale, fixed bridge,string through body.) Awesome guitar but the bends can be a little tough after a while no matter what string or set up that I tried. So I found a set of these GHS 8.5's and was amazed how they bend a little further but still felt like 9's. Strong sound. They last quite a while and seem to be the solution for this guitar and my aging hands.

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          5.0

          Great strings

          By JIm

          from upstate NY

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about GHS GB8 1/2 Boomers Ultra Light+ Electric Guitar Strings:

              I play lead guitar in a classic rock band. I injured my fretting hand in and industrial accident in '03 and hard a hard time after that with the 9-40's. The 8-38's were noodly and didn't stay in tune. The 8.5-40's hold the tone, stay in tune, take a beating, and are easy to bend. 25.5 scales are tighter--- most 24.75 are good. Every now and then a 24.75 will feel a little loose. The GHS seem to hold their tone and bite week after week, along with their strength. Used them for 10 years--- stickin' with them. A good deal.

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              5.0

              8-1/2 ultra light strings

              By Tia C

              from South Florida

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to chord
              • Good Tone

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing
              • Use for everything

              Comments about GHS GB8 1/2 Boomers Ultra Light+ Electric Guitar Strings:

              Being a female guitar player, I love the fact that the gauge of these strings lets me easily play chords of all types while still making for a great sound - the only place I have found this size strings is through Musicians Friend - so thank you for that

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