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GHS Electric Guitar Boomers Zakk Wylde Signature .011 - .070, Environmental Packaging, GBZWLO

GHS Electric Guitar Boomers Zakk Wylde Signature .011 - .070, Environmental Packaging, GBZWLO
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By tune l.
drop A is for pussies
May 26, 2012
my band uses these, we play in drop F# and they stay in tune without a problem. 7 string guitars are for posers
By Turbo
7 strings
August 18, 2010
Hey, hint to all you lovers of down tuning. Get a 7 string yo. You can drop to A by just dropping the bottom string. My friend and I just switched to 7s and they are amazing. Btw, Whitechapel, Pig Destroyer, Veil Of Maya, Ion Dissonance and a lot of other metal/grind use 7s.
By Joe D.
C Standard? No Problem
March 10, 2010
I have these on my Epiphone Les Paul tuned to C-standard and they are great. I bought a .026 wound GHS Boomer to replace the G-string because the top is just way too light for my rhythm playing needs. Currently the gauges are .070, .052, .036, .026, .018, .014 and I couldn't be happier. These will be my new strings forever.
By Josh
December 24, 2009
I play drop A. yah, thats right, drop A. I love these strings, I use these except I get a wound .022, so my strings go .070-.052-.036-.022-.018-.014. These strings really give a big boom needed with that low tuning, and sound amazing.
By David
My fav strings
August 17, 2009
This set is awesome sounding and has been my main set for over a year now. It is very thick and sounds amazing. I play drop tuning and regular tuning with it but if you do tune this up WATCH OUT for your neck as some guitars can't handle the tension.






1st E

Plain Steel



2nd B

Plain Steel



3rd G

Plain Steel



4th D

Nickel Plated Steel Roundwound



5th A

Nickel Plated Steel Roundwound



6th E

Nickel Plated Steel Roundwound




"Our most popular electrics. Nickel plated steel wrap. Designed for Heavy Metal, Rock, Country, Blues and Pop styles."

GHS Strings


"GHS Corporation is one of the world's leading manufacturers of high quality strings for fretted instruments. GHS produces strings for electric, acoustic and classic guitar, electric bass, banjo, mandolin, and a wide array of specialty and ethnic instruments. From Battle Creek, Michigan, USA (where GHS was founded in 1964), fresh-from-the-factory strings and music products are delivered direct to retail stores in the USA and to distributors in over 70 countries around the world.

With over 200 standard sets and 700 single strings, GHS has a set that is right for you.

String Design

The string specialists at GHS bring a craftsman-like approach to each aspect of string design. From material selection to such intricate factors as core-to-cover ratio, winding direction, wire tension and alteration of the wire, GHS designs state-of-the-art strings that enhance the sound quality of all playing styles and instruments. And with ongoing research, GHS develops string innovations that anticipate music trends and instrument modifications worldwide.

String Manufacturing

To build a quality product, state-of-the-art equipment is a necessity. At GHS, all strings are made on machinery designed and built in-house. The GHS design engineers utilize the latest technology to develop computer controlled string making machines that monitor such intricate parameters as the number and type of twists on the ball end, winding speed and direction, core and cover wire tension, cover wire angle and wind length. Modern quality control methods ensure that the final product meets GHS's rigid specifications.

Factory Fresh

GHS knows that you want your strings to be as fresh as the day they were made. All GHS facilities are environmentally regulated to control temperatures and humidity. Sensitive raw materials and bulk products are further wrapped in protective bags for storage. Coiled strings are placed in string packets that, in independent laboratory tests, have proven to offer the optimum protection from humidity. Finally, the GHS swift order shipment (usually within 24 hours of order placement) guarantees that GHS strings arrive in your retail store factory-fresh.

How String Material Affects Tone and Feel

The hardness of common materials used in the cover wire of strings affects both the tone and "feel" of a string. Usually, with all else remaining constant, the harder the material the brighter the string. This relationship shows why stainless steel produces a very bright sound and nickel, a softer material, produces a warmer sound. However, a hard material can be abrasive to both fingers and frets. At GHS, our unique "Alloy 52", used in Progressives and White Bronze strings, is softer and less abrasive than a stainless steel but produces a tone almost as bright. Common cover wire materials include (ranked by order of brightness) stainless steel, Alloy 52, nickel plated steel, pure nickel, and for acoustics, brass and bronze.

The core wire for all strings and all plain steel strings (both acoustic and electric) are made from tin plated Swedish steel."



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