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      GHS Heavyweight Boomers Custom Lo-Tune Electric Guitar Strings Heavy (101890960)
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Super-heavy bottom for potent power chords and light high end for ripping leads.

Gauges: 11-14-18-36-52-70. The Heavyweight Boomers continue to be the standard to play by. The bright, long-lasting tone continues to be THE POWER STRING. The perfect sound for all your guitar explosions. GHS has made the highest quality guitar strings since 1964. The choice of numerous guitar greats!

GHS Heavyweight Boomers Custom Lo-Tune Electric Guitar Strings Heavy

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  • awsome but not for everybody

    As reviewed by Vayne1029 on 5/17/2007

    I decided to get these strings because I tend to use drop tunings a lot and seeing as I love Zakk Wylde's playing, I was curious to see what his strings were like. Let me tell you they are not for everybody. Before I put these on I had a set of the lightest ernie ball's on the market on my les paul. My neck was in for a big suprise when I slapped the Zakk Wyldes on, but with a little truss rod tweek and a bridge adjustment it played amazing. They are pretty thick and the E string doesnt really fit into the nut very well but I can live with it. All and all, very good strings, especially for metal but are not for everybody.

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  • Great Heavy, Thick Strings

    As reviewed by Heavy Metal Guitarist on 11/24/2006

    I have used these strings (GHS ZW Lo Tune Boomers) extensively for the past year or so. I love the thickness of these strings. I used to use 10-52's, but I saw these strings at the local Guitar Center and decided to pick up a few packs. It took a little bit of time to fit the E-A-D strings through the tuning machines, but after I fit them through, everything was fine. The tone out of these strings sound better because of the thickness of the strings. Thicker strings sound much better than thin ones. These strings take about 1/2 an hour to get used to if you have never used thick strings. You have to hold the notes stronger than you normally would with thin strings. I use standard and Eb tuning (Eb-Ab-Db-F#-Bb-Eb), and they don't flop around at all. Since my purchase of these, my palm-muted chugging is crisper, and easier. Do yourself a favor and buy these!

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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  • Heavy Strings

    As reviewed by CorruptionChris on 10/24/2006

    These strings are just about the heaviest strings I've ever used they are so thick that the last two strings don't even fit in the grooves of my guitar, but that isn't bad believe me. The stings are so awsome I can play them at concert tuning and even in tunings lower than dropped D and they still sound just as good. For instance I started off by playing A Gunshot to the Head of Trepidation by Trivium which is played in dropped D and it sounded perfect. So I dropped those suckers all the way down to dropped C and played Bodies by Drowning Pool still sounded perfect and the strings snapped right back and didn't sound loose. Now that right there is usually the lowest I go but that wasn't enough so I tuned the guitar to baritone tuning (low-high B-E-A-D-G-b). I then played The River Dragon Has Come by Nevermore which is normally played on a seven string, but it sounded just like the recording when I started playing it,I couldn't believe it. These strings are the best strings you can get when looking for that really heavy metal sound and plus they are the same strings that Zakk Wylde uses so you know there reliable. Go and buy these strings!

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