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Gibson Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings   

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

Gibson Strings reinvented the modern guitar string by going back to the days of using only the finest pure nickel wire and slowly wrapping it over the highest quality Swedish steel hex core for maximum strength and stability. The warm, full tone gives your electric guitar a solid new voice. These strings are the favorite with top players around the world!

All Gibson strings are bench tested and builder approved to bring the best sound possible out of your instrument.

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Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings

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GibsonVintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.7

(based on 41 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (35)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (7)
  • Consistent (5)
  • Well built / quality (5)
  • Long life (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (4), Professional musician (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

These are the only strings I will use from now on

I recently purchased a Gibson Les Paul Studio Silverburst from MF. One thing I read several times in the reviews was that you need to put new strings on a new guitar. Seemed odd...Read complete review

I recently purchased a Gibson Les Paul Studio Silverburst from MF. One thing I read several times in the reviews was that you need to put new strings on a new guitar. Seemed odd since the strings were presumably new but I decided to buy the 10 ga. Gibson strings since that is what came with the guitar. I could not believe the difference it made, the tone, ring and clarity with the new strings was incredible. I suppose the original strings had lost their edge since they were new when the guitar was manufactured but probably sat in a warehouse for a while before the guitar was shipped. One thing I found out is that you have to call MF's toll free number in order to get the discounts they offer when purchasing some manufacture's items, including Gibson's. If you try to order them online it shows that you get the discount but the price doesn't change. My experience with the call center staff at MF has always been excellent, they are very friendly and helpful. And to be honest I would rather speak with a real person than do an impersonal online order anyway.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Gibson guitar strings

I have used these strings for years and no problems but lately Gibson's dropped the ball.. This last set the G string had a notch in it at about the 5th fret. The...Read complete review

I have used these strings for years and no problems but lately Gibson's dropped the ball.. This last set the G string had a notch in it at about the 5th fret. The set before this had a kink in the B string. One more bad set and I change strings and the company where I buy the...

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4.0

Great strings

By 

from Louisiana

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Tone
  • Great tonal character

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Gibson Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings:

      Purchased ES 335 strung with this set, decided to put different set. Guitar didn't sound as special so I purchased a new set of these. Sound was back. The word great tone sums it up.

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      4.0

      Great strings

      By 

      from Greenville, SC

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Strong
      • These 'break In' Fast

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everything

        Comments about Gibson Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings:

        These were no problem installing and hold tune very well, very little pre-stretching required. First time user so I can't speak to longevity yet.

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        2.0

        Gibson guitar strings

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        from Missouri

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        Pros

        • Good Tone

        Cons

        • Breaks Easy
        • Not Consistent

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Gibson Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings:

        I have used these strings for years and no problems but lately Gibson's dropped the ball.. This last set the G string had a notch in it at about the 5th fret. The set before this had a kink in the B string. One more bad set and I change strings and the company where I buy the...

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        5.0

        The BEST strings for your historic LP

        By 

        from Palm coast, FL

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Gibson Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings:

            I've been through many strings trying to get that authentic 59' Les Paul tone for my guitar. I have a wonderful '58 Les Paul historic (CR8) that is absolutely the best sounding guitar I've ever owned. With less expensive strings such as ernie ball, etc. the guitar still sounds good but it doesn't have "that tone"...with these strings, it's a match made in heaven! You get that warm nickel tone without any harsh ice pick treble that are apparent in other strings...just a nice, rounded tone all around. The only other strings that have come close to these are the DR blues. And the feel of these strings are incredible...easy to bend and feel silky smooth!

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            5.0

            Warm Tone

            By 

            from Portland, OR

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            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Gibson Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings:

              I was looking for a string set to put on a Gibson Les Paul, that had A warm tone for slide guitar. I do A lot of Led Zeppelin and Traditional electric blues. These string were exactly what I was Looking for.

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              5.0

              Gibson Strings

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              from Missouri

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              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Gibson Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings:

                I have used these string for years and have never had a problem with them.

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                5.0

                Best I've had in years.

                By 

                from South Louisiana Swamp

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                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Gibson Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings:

                Great action, great strings for my '86 Gibson Paul Standard. Significant improvement over the cheaper strings.

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                5.0

                Quality Strings

                By 

                from AZ

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Gibson Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings:

                    These strings ring long and loud, stay in tune, last forever, and never break even with constant bending. I do always clean them well after every session with GHS Fast Fret, which is probably half of the equation. The other half is good quality steel and construction.

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                    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    These are the only strings I will use from now on

                    By 

                    from Broomfield, Colorado

                    Comments about Gibson Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings:

                    I recently purchased a Gibson Les Paul Studio Silverburst from MF. One thing I read several times in the reviews was that you need to put new strings on a new guitar. Seemed odd since the strings were presumably new but I decided to buy the 10 ga. Gibson strings since that is what came with the guitar. I could not believe the difference it made, the tone, ring and clarity with the new strings was incredible. I suppose the original strings had lost their edge since they were new when the guitar was manufactured but probably sat in a warehouse for a while before the guitar was shipped. One thing I found out is that you have to call MF's toll free number in order to get the discounts they offer when purchasing some manufacture's items, including Gibson's. If you try to order them online it shows that you get the discount but the price doesn't change. My experience with the call center staff at MF has always been excellent, they are very friendly and helpful. And to be honest I would rather speak with a real person than do an impersonal online order anyway.

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                    (0 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Break to Easy

                    Comments about Gibson Vintage Reissue 3-Pack VR10 Electric Guitar Strings:

                    Just got these in the mail and while butting them on the high E string broke!! Got out another pack and same thing!! I hadn't even gotten the string tuned yet and it broke!!!! So disappointed in these strings will not be buying them again!!!

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