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Gauges: 10-13-17-26-36-46. Roundwound nickel-plated steel delivers passion, power, and performance. The dynamite alloy Boomers continue to be the sta...Read More

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Gauges: 10-13-17-26-36-46.

Roundwound nickel-plated steel delivers passion, power, and performance. The dynamite alloy Boomers continue to be the standard
to play by. GHS has made the highest-quality strings since 1964. The choice of numerous guitar greats.

The bright, long-lasting tone continues to be THE POWER STRING.

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GHSGBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.7

(based on 65 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (57)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (10)
  • Good tone (9)
  • Well built / quality (8)
  • Long life (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (9)
  • Concerts (8)
  • Back-up (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (7), Professional musician (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

GHS Boomers Strings are Always Awesome.

Boomers are some of the best strings on the market for daily use. They hold a tune and are fast strings. Easy on the fingers and keep their tonal quality for an extra long...Read complete review

Boomers are some of the best strings on the market for daily use. They hold a tune and are fast strings. Easy on the fingers and keep their tonal quality for an extra long time. I've had them on a guitar that was sitting for over a year and they still played awesome, and tuned right up.
I have always used Boomers on my Fender guitars over the past 30 years. They never disappoint. They start out extra bright when new and after a couple of weeks they warm up more to a beautiful tone, and last a long time. I use 10's because I do a lot of string bending, and I haven't broken one yet. The standard pick ups on Fender guitars just like Boomers. They have a great coating on them too.
The clear coating lasts forever and they hold a tune great too. I rarely have to retune aside from the normal tweak now and then from string bending. But they don't break and keep thier smoothness longer than others I have tried.
Boomers are always affordable and reasonably priced, even for the beginner.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

budget buy, not top shelf

good budget strings, but they dont stay in tune as good as high end strings, and the tone is a bit dull for my taste. the highs are decent, the mids are...Read complete review

good budget strings, but they dont stay in tune as good as high end strings, and the tone is a bit dull for my taste. the highs are decent, the mids are nice, but the low notes are dull. its fine for metal rythem chugging i suppose, but for lead you may be dissapointed when playing the bigger strings, especially past the 9th fret and it gets worse the higher you go. they are tough and last long, but whole step bending and beyond can sometimes require tuning tweaks, tremolo action worsens this problem. good buy for the price i suppose, but i would reccomend spending a little more and getting a lot more, like elixirs or d'addarios.

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5.0

BOOMERS

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from Creston,Ia.

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

    I have tried a lot of different strings & always end up going back to Boomers...

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    5.0

    I always come back

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Long Life

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

        I've been playing for 40 years. I've tried nearly every string out there, and I always come back to GHS. D,Addario is ok, but for the money, they go flat far too quickly. The higher priced, gimmicky strings have not one quality to justify the price. Boomers are consistent and last a good long time. The quality for the money is the best in the industry.

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        5.0

        My go-to strings! I like the David Gilmour GHS strings.

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        from Sturgeon Bay, WI.

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Good Tone
        • Long Life

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

          I've been playing for a couple years now and I like GHS strings probably the best. They don't rust and keep in tune for a long time. I like the David Gimour GHS strings as well.

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          3.0

          budget buy, not top shelf

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          from louisiana

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Decent Tone
          • Long Life

          Cons

          • Issues Staying Tuned
          • Lacks Brightness

          Best Uses

          • Practice
          • Saving Money

          Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

          good budget strings, but they dont stay in tune as good as high end strings, and the tone is a bit dull for my taste. the highs are decent, the mids are nice, but the low notes are dull. its fine for metal rythem chugging i suppose, but for lead you may be dissapointed when playing the bigger strings, especially past the 9th fret and it gets worse the higher you go. they are tough and last long, but whole step bending and beyond can sometimes require tuning tweaks, tremolo action worsens this problem. good buy for the price i suppose, but i would reccomend spending a little more and getting a lot more, like elixirs or d'addarios.

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          5.0

          Another great purchase!

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          from Plaucheville, LA

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          Pros

          • Affordable
          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

            This is my first set of GHS strings, and I am very pleased! Great quality & price. Most places I checked (locally) wanted two to three times the cost listed here for a set.

            PS: My reason for this choice is because these are the strings that Ben Kasica (former lead guitarist of Skillet) used for his drop D guitar lol.

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            5.0

            Great Strings!

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            from Tulsa Oklahoma

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

            • Price

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Great Strings 4 Any Band
            • Practicing

            Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

            Great strings for any style of music! i use GHS Boomer on my Bass too!

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            5.0

            GHS Boomers

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            from S.C, USA

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Great Toneand Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Rocksmith2014

              Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

              Been playing guitar for 3 years now and have tried different brands to find just the right tone. I got a set of ghs boomers to try, now i have them on all my guitars. They have a great feel and tone...

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              5.0

              been playing these a very long time

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              from ellabell ga

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                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

                  m.f. thanks for all the nice and good music items thzat you see the prices the help and your great services thanks blue039

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                  5.0

                  g. h. s. guitar strings

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                  from ellabell ga

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                  • No Problems Here With Me
                  • No Problems With Me Are M

                  Best Uses

                  • Use Them In All Of My Gi

                  Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

                  i started with music back in the early 1950s, back then we had only black diamonds strings then but since then i have try a lot of guitar strings but i have found out that the bloomers are good and to me the best so far i use mostly fender customs shops fenders also i am now playing the mim fenders as good to me as my american i just got a fender satin guitar from musician friend a few weeks back boy what a nice fender it was dead on the money all i had to do was tune it and go try one you will see ok but i love the these guitar strings have never had any problems with them i use the 10, most of the times maybe the 9s, when i play a blues gigs but thanks a gain musician friends for the good items you sell you are my best music store billy ellabell ga

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                  5.0

                  Good price

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                  from Pittsburgh,PA

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

                    Great strings for a good price

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