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GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings  

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

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.

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GHSGBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.7

(based on 61 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (54)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (7)
  • Good tone (7)
  • Well built / quality (7)
  • Long life (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts (7)
    • Practicing (7)
    • Back-up (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (6), Professional musician (5)

    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

     

    not the best strings in the world

    I put on a pack of GHS Boomers because I heard they were good strings. I use a Fender Stratocaster. The GHS Boomers sound okay the first few hours that are played on...Read complete review

    I put on a pack of GHS Boomers because I heard they were good strings. I use a Fender Stratocaster. The GHS Boomers sound okay the first few hours that are played on them, but when the freshness and nickel of the strings wears off, they sound dead and lifeless. So unless you change your strings after every 5-6 hours of play, I would not recommend these. Go with D'Addario or Ernie Ball electric strings instead.

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    5.0

    Another great purchase!

    By spa1992

    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!

      By Rusty Grove Band

      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

      By over40rocker

      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

        By blue039

        from ellabell ga

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        Pros

          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

            By blue039

            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

            By Madcaprym

            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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              4.0

              Very good strings

              By Joey Gravins

              from Monroe county Kentucky.

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

              These strings are very good. Dont let the low price fool ya. Ivr used these for years. and they only thing ive found even close to these are the musicians gear strings.

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              5.0

              holy grail for strats

              By eddy putter

              from corsicana tx

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Love My Boomers
              • No Other String Compares
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

                  I've tried other brands but boomers stay alive for a long time and I never break strings, alsu want to give a shout out to my favorute order store, musician's friend, ya'll are great, keep on rockin'

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                  1.0

                  HORRIFIC STRINGS!!!

                  By n.l.t.

                  from Boulder, CO

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Poor Tone Quality
                    • Terrible Tinny Garbage

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

                      I look for resonant response, elasticity, and tone when picking strings. It is about the combination of sound and feel that meet your specific picking needs.

                      I tried these strings for about 3 days and they sound terrible. Even after they are stretched and broken in, they resinate with an awful tinny sound.

                      I will never again buy ghs. DR all the way.

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                      5.0

                      NICE STRINGS

                      By John W.

                      from Connecticut

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                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Good Tone
                      • Long Life
                      • Strong

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Backup
                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about GHS GBL Boomers Light 010 Electric Guitar Strings:

                        GBL Boomers work well for me; just put a set on my Strat for an upcoming show. They feel nice and fresh, and have a great sound.

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