The 10 Best Electric Guitar Strings

Updated November 04, 2017 by Daniel Imperiale

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We spent 27 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Choosing a suitable set of strings is as important for electric guitarists as selecting the right instrument. So if your tone has been leaving you wanting more lately, or if you're among the legions of new players looking for a brand to call your own, it'd be smart to see what the options here can do for you. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best electric guitar string on Amazon.

10. Fender 150R Pure Nickel

9. D'Addario EXL110

8. Gibson Brite Wires

7. Dunlop Reverend Willy Mexican Lottery

6. Ernie Ball Cobalt Slinky

5. Elixer Optiweb 19052

4. D'Addario NYXL1046BT

3. Thomastik-Infeld JS112 Swing Series

2. Ernie Ball Slinky Series

1. Elixir Nanoweb Coating


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Last updated on November 04, 2017 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel is a writer, actor, and director living in Los Angeles, CA. He spent a large portion of his 20s roaming the country in search of new experiences, taking on odd jobs in the strangest places, studying at incredible schools, and making art with empathy and curiosity.


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