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Musician's Gear Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings   

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Musician's Gear Electric Guitar Strings deliver great tone, durability, and accurate intonation. They are made from American nickel-plated steel wire...Read More

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Musician's Gear Electric Guitar Strings deliver great tone, durability, and accurate intonation. They are made from American nickel-plated steel wire wrapped around a platinum hexagon steel core and are manufactured to the highest tolerance standards to enhance your musical enjoyment and performance.


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Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings

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Musician's GearElectric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings
 
4.3

(based on 86 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (57)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (41)
  • Consistent (30)
  • Well built / quality (28)
  • Long life (26)
  • Price (4)

Cons

  • Breaks easy (5)
  • Not consistent (5)
  • Poor tone quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (40)
  • Back-up (30)
  • Concerts (22)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (33), Professional musician (17), Novice (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Strings!

Before I discovered this brand and Musician's Friend, I used a number of well known brands for my personal guitars, and those I repaired. I broke the high E so often just trying...Read complete review

Before I discovered this brand and Musician's Friend, I used a number of well known brands for my personal guitars, and those I repaired. I broke the high E so often just trying to get it in tune the first time, I had to buy high E strings in bulk instead of part of a set. Now, that never happens with new strings, and I rarely break one even after some use and abuse. Sure, they'll lose their brightness after a while, but sometimes that works, they mellow with age. That sound is good too, depending on what you like of course. Get the right gauge and install them properly, you won't often get any problems out of these strings. Now, once in a great while you will encounter some that didn't leave the factory just exactly right, but it actually happens less with this brand than some well known brands that shall go unnamed, because I don't want sued.
I repair guitars, so I've tried about every brand out there. These are tops in my book, especially when you consider the low price. Frankly though don't let the price fool you, these are better than many of the name brands in many ways.
These are top quality, regardless of the low price. I do not break the high E strings like I often do with other brands. Once broken in, they stay in tune or very nearly in tune nicely. They wear long, have a nice tone even when not amplified, and do wonders when you crank it up. If you have any problems with these strings, you either picked the wrong gauge for your style, or you're not installing them properly.
It's not often you find a great deal like this, most would pass these by simply because they cost way less than the better known brands, that would be a big mistake. Frankly, other than choosing different string gauges for different purposes, I no longer use any other brand of steel strings, unless somebody gives me a set to put on their guitar, even then I try to talk them out of that, these are better than most, as good as any.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

not so great

I bought several of these sets to try them out. So far, out of the 3 sets (.009's)I've tried, the little E has come unwrapped at the ball end on 2...Read complete review

I bought several of these sets to try them out. So far, out of the 3 sets (.009's)I've tried, the little E has come unwrapped at the ball end on 2 sets. I won't be buying anymore of these. Aside from this problem, they sounded good, and had no other problems. It's back to Fender strings for me. Never had a problem with the Fenders.

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4.0

Great deal when on sale

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from planet earth

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Musician's Gear Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings:

      I have many guitars, and can be very costly to keep clean-bright strings on them all. I have used many types over the years-I'm 56- and have found these an exceptional value. I have used these for over a year now and Only broke one string ,pilot error, I was using a speed winder while not paying attension SNAP,

      I bend the Devil out of these and have never broken a single string while playing-bending them hard.

      I normally wait till they go on sale then buy 20 sets for thirty clams

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      5.0

      Great strings

      By 

      from Ensenada ,Puerto Rico

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Musician's Gear Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings:

        The strings are comparable to more expensive strings.....No use in spending more money if these sound great and last just as long

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        5.0

        I buy these strings always

        By 

        from Spokane, WASHINGTON

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Practicing

          Comments about Musician's Gear Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings:

          As a former full time professional guitarist, I feel qualified to talk a little about musicians gear guitar strings. For the price, these strings are a bargain. I play an average of 20 hours a week, all of my guitars are strung with musician gear strings, 3 electrics (1 is a ghetto Fly and 1 has a Floyd Rose),an acoustic electric, and both of my basses. When I play a gig, which is rare these days, I often receive compliments on my tone. However, I am mostly impressed with how long I can play these strings until they start to unravel, ..oh, I play electric 6 strings with stainless steel pick. Bottom line, these strings kill for the price!!!

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          5.0

          Can't beat them on price

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          from 42071

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Musician's Gear Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings:

            Never had a problem one

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            4.0

            Great value

            By 

            from McMinnville, TN

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Long Life

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Practicing

              Comments about Musician's Gear Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings:

              I use these strings on my backup guitars and beater guitars. I occasionally put them on my main guitars and I have been impressed with them. I use the .009s for 25.5" guitars(strat style) tuned standard and .010s for 25" and 24.75" tuned standard or 25.5" 1/2 step down.

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              5.0

              MF ELECTRIC GUITAR STRINGS

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              from HUDSON, FLORIDA

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              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Musician's Gear Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings:

                I'VE BEEN USING THESE STRINGS FOR AWHILE NOW AND
                SO FAR I'M HAPPY. AS A COLLECTOR WITH MANY GUITARS THE PRICE IS VERY ATTRACTIVE. AND AS A
                GIGGING MUSICIAN I THINK THEY SOUND GOOD, AND
                LAST. VERY HAPPY.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Killer strings on a budget!!

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                from East Windsor, NJ

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                  Cons

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                      Comments about Musician's Gear Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings:

                      I only wish that they'll make them in light top and heavy bottom configuration, 9-11-16-26-36-46 for us heavier hitters! I like the winding is much better than more expensive brands.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Good strngs

                      By 

                      from Chattanooga TN

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Cost
                      • Good Tone
                      • Strong

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • All around
                      • Backup
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Musician's Gear Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings:

                      I put a set of these on my grandson's el cheapo Squire until he gets a little older to justify spending a little more money and I was quite surprised. I've been playing almost forty years and along wih playing I also set up and do repair work. I have used almost every brand on the market, and you just can't beat the price. They sound and feel about like any Ernie Ball, D adario etc. Haven't had them long enough to comment on how how long they last, but hey look at how many you can buy.

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                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      The guitar strings are the best !

                      By 

                      from johnstown Pa

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Good Tone
                      • Play 6hrs Change Good

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Musician's Gear Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings:

                          Try them.

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                          5.0

                          awesome strings

                          By 

                          from san german, pr

                          About Me Professional Musician

                          Ask me a question

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent
                          • Good Tone
                          • Long Life
                          • Strong

                          Cons

                          • Breaks Easy

                          Best Uses

                          • Backup
                          • Concerts
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Musician's Gear Electric 9 Nickel Plated Steel Guitar Strings:

                          this strings i use for 4 years and they last longer than the more high priced ones!!!! i recommend always.

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