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Gibson G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light   

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Gauges 10-13-17-26-36-46. Brite Wires are from Gibson are specially formulated to give your electric guitar a crisp attack, with the nickel plating a...Read More

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

Brite Wires are from Gibson are specially formulated to give your electric guitar a crisp attack, with the nickel plating adding warmth to the overall tone. These strings feature Gibson's Swedish steel "hex" core for added tuning stability. Brite Wires tune up fast and hold their tone longer. No matter what style of music you play, you'll hear why Brite Wires are the choice of professionals worldwide!

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GibsonG700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light
 
5.0

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  • Consistent (5)
  • Good tone (5)
  • Long life (4)
  • Well built / quality (4)

Cons

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  • Concerts (3)
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5.0

G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light

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from Los Angeles

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Gibson G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

      I've used Gibson Brite wires for many years..They are very good for playing Jazz and Blues.
      The 10-46- which is what i use -works very well for either style of playing.

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      5.0

      these are my strings

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      from san jose ca

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts

        Comments about Gibson G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

        these are my strings. the first time I tried them I was hooked. the tone is awesome,crispy. but the feel, the tension is right there. when I use other brands of the same gauge, its like I am playing rubber bands.

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good, meaty strings

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        from Greensboro, NC

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Gibson G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

            I've used lots of strings over the last 40 years, Slinky's (which are good), GHS, etc. but I tried a set of these about 16 years ago and have stuck with them. I still try others, but come back to the Gibson strings. For country/blues with lots of bending and abuse, they have stood up better than any other string and still sound good. Using on Teles and Strats, but have on Pauls as well. Nice ring with single coils. And yes, once you stretch them just a little, they stay in tune even with lots of bending. Rock solid strings for a working musician.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Excellent

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            from Cedar Knolls, NJ

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Gibson G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

              Excellent strings, I've been using these on my Gretsch, Tennessee Rose and Gibson Custom ES-335 Dot...for years...

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              5.0

              gibson strings

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              from cleveland, oh

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              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Gibson G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

                Great strings at a great price.
                Makes your les paul play and sound great.

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Keshav

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                from Mauritius

                Comments about Gibson G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

                I had bought about 8 different sets of strings for some experiments I had to carry out for my physics project and the Brite wires were the last set I had to test so I decided to leave them on my Jackson JS30KE. 6 months after, I recorded something for a contest and the sound is still so professional! Unbelievable! The words that come to me when describing these strings are durability, strength, consistency and professional tone. I don't play everyday, but maybe around 6 hours a week but the feel remained incredibly consistent although they aren't as flexible and bendable as DR High Voltage which I also tested for my experiments, but I got used to them quickly (my finger strengh improved) and they just adapted to my style without any problems; I change a lot from standard E to drop D and they hold their tuning, they deliver the chugging sound, pinch harmonics and they howl when pushed hard. What surprised me the most was that they did not break at whatever punishment I threw at them; hard picking, careless fast strumming, temperature changes, hand sweat, different tunings, exteme bends etc... Not the most flexible strings out there, but incredibly consistent and solid in tone and durability.

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Very happy with these strings...

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                from Kentucky

                Comments about Gibson G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

                For the new guys like me who are tired of having a crummy sounding guitar but not knowing what to do about it ...try these strings!

                I'm running an epiphone sg with gibson burstbuckers through a fender tube amp...not a bad situation but still couldn't get an appealling sound. Was looking at replacing the epihone with a new gibson or the fender with a marshall but thought I would try these strings first as they had such good reviews and don't cost anywhere near as much as a new guitar or amp...bye bye gibson/marshall (for now)!

                I've tried various sets of strings in the past. Of which, some were clearly more appealling than others but none clearly stood out or improved the sound of the guitar all that much. These gibson strings are a different story though....clear, powerful, slick....and cheap.

                So if you're new like I am and having trouble getting your guitar to get a good rock/metal sound, give these strings a try.

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                (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Amazing! But not for me..

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                from Los Angeles CA

                Comments about Gibson G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

                These strings sound and play great! However, they just aren't for me. The strings faithfully capture a classic Gibson-like humbucker tone. The problem is, I play Kramer and Fender super-Strats! I would recommend these strings to other users, and may even recycle them for my brother's Casino.Overall, they are truly a step-up from Ernie Ball Regular Slinkys.

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                5.0

                The Perfect Strings

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                from Beckville, TX

                Comments about Gibson G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

                These are the best strings I have ever played! They have so much power and volume! I have never heard my humbuckers sound so clear and so aggresive! The only reason I rated the quality a 4.5 is because the B string would not bend around my tuner great and so it broke before I ever got it on. That is my mistake though so the strings are still the best I have ever used. Besides having amazing sound they are also extremely easy to play! My slides and bends are incredible now!

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                5.0

                Best strings yet

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                from Missoula, MT

                Comments about Gibson G700L Brite Wires Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

                These strings have so much punch and attack. They also still create great tone which allows you to accentuate the subtleties in your playing. Great for ANY style of music. Overall control of the strings is phenomenal. So much bite. The musicians friend three pack deal is the best around.

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