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Im thinking about buying a pack tomorrow, ive never tried them before, there are many kinds on the site but doesn anyone know wich ones can bend the easiest, ive always used regular slinky's E.B.
 

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I've been using GHS Boomers since I started playing 13 odd years ago. I now use the .10 to .46s and they are a great string(s). This is on an RG with floyd rose style bridge.
 

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I use ghs boomers a lot; 9-46 and 10-46, depending on the guitar.

Since you're looking for easy bends you should start off with a 9-42 set (GB-XL or something like that??), but afaik the regular slinkys you used so far are 10-46 , so you'll have to adjust your guitar a bit (and maybe your playing).

Anything in particular that you don't like about ernie balls? Why not try a set of super slinkys?
 

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To me the Ernie Ball slinkys are harder to bend than other brands in the same guage. I've switched back and fourth seveal times and I'm sure it's not my imagination.
 

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GHS Boomers are all I use. (.009) I switched from the E.B. Super Slinky a few years back. I have never bought another pac of Slinky's. Try out the Boomers man....you'll love um;)
 

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GHS boomers man. i use them sometimes. they're great. most of the time a pack of d'addarios. they're great to. I like both .9's and .10s
 

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I almost always use boomers. I've tried D'addarios and Slinkies very few times, but Boomers are the ones for me!
 

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Yep, I was converted to Boomers buy my tech.

I was using extra slinkys (.8's) now I use GHS .10's, and I am loving them.

A word of caution though. Don't be tempted to try the ZW Custom set. I put a set on my ZW Custom (good Les Paul copy, with a sticker set from Brian at Universal Jems) when I first built the guitar. I can now give the most powerful wedgies known to man, I have hands like an orangutang. It is like having the Midas touch, I cannot hold what I truly love in case I crush it. Mind you, if you are basically evil this may suit you :) Your milage may vary.
 

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I tired using the GHS boomers, but they sounded awfully flat and lasted only about 4 days for me until they were totally flat a twangy. I switched to D'Addarios and those were plenty better, but i finally settled on elixirs with the anti rust coating, theyre fantastic. For me if i find a set of strings harder to bend then another, i think its good becaause it only stengthens your hand.
 

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GHS started selling to Walmart about the middle of last year. Not all the stores carry them though, including mine. What does a set go for there?
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I've been using Boomers for about 7 years now... 9's CL's, 10's and TNT's mostly.

They bend easier than compeditive brands and sound better IMO...
 
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