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Shopping for strings
« on: February 03, 2014, 12:38:36 AM »
Where's a good place to buy guitar strings these days.  Anyone used http://www.stringsdirect.co.uk


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Re: Shopping for strings
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2014, 03:41:38 AM »
I get a lot of my strings from local eBay stores. This saves me postage costs and I buy in bundles of 10 normally. If I lived in the UK I'd try the Strings Direct site. That's a cool looking store!
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Re: Shopping for strings
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2014, 09:11:29 AM »
I'd like to buy from the local music shop if their prices weren't so far adrift of online ones.

I get my strings, and most of my music stuff, from Thomann.

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Re: Shopping for strings
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2014, 06:05:38 PM »
I'd like to buy from the local music shop if their prices weren't so far adrift of online ones.

I get my strings, and most of my music stuff, from Thomann.

Good point. I should check out my local guitar shop, I drive past it nearly every day.  I'll see what they have to offer before buying online.  ;)
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Re: Shopping for strings
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2015, 07:26:14 AM »
I've actually received a couple of string sets from String Joy and I'm loving the first set I've tried. They allow you to custom order your strings (which for my second set meant I got wound strings for all but the high B and E strings—I'm very keen to try those).

So far though, the first set feels great and I believe they're corrosion resistant.
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