Has anyone out there ever done string shoot outs by having two identical guitars to A/B different string brands, gauges, etc?
Here’s a few shoot outs on youtube, but they both restring their guitars.
Skip to the 19:24 mark on this next video to see what his conclusion is.
I have always used the cheapest guitar strings I can find, which has usually been the 6 string set for 99 cents total each summer at my local guitar store’s annual sale.
I just read an article in Premier Guitar about strings and it makes me wonder if I need to start exploring the world of strings. But how do you really compare them? How do you figure out the perfect set? Does it depend on the guitar, pick ups, song, musical genre, etc? Is it really just feel? Is it sound? What do you use?