Every guitarist has their preference when it comes to string gauge and material type. With that being said, roundwound guitar strings are by the far the most popular and their big, bright sound is favored by both electric and acoustic guitarists from numerous genres. Since roundwound strings are so very easy to make, this means they're also quite affordable. Just take a tour of this catalog and you'll find a wide range of generously-priced roundwound string packs from leading brands like Ernie Ball, D'Addario, Musician's Gear, Martin and countless others.
The right roundwound guitar strings for you will depend on many factors - after all, countless gauges and materials are used in the construction of roundwound strings and certain types are more suitable to some genres than others. Of course, it's for this reason why this section is so extensive and also why you should consider using the "Refine" tool to narrow down your options and speed up your search. First things first is to click specifically on "Electric Guitar Strings" or "Acoustic Guitar Strings". The next thing to think about is the kind of guitar sound you're gunning for. For example, if you're a metal shredder, check out popular sellers like the Cleartone Monster Heavy Series Nickel-Plated Drop C# Electric Guitar Strings or the DR Strings Alexi Laiho Signature Guitar Strings.
Now for all you acoustic guitarists, the same question applies: what is your guitar style? If you're a bluegrass guitarist, look no further than the Martin M240 80/20 Bronze Bluegrass Medium Light Acoustic Guitar Strings. Or, maybe you're just looking for an all-around versatile string that's durable and sounds great for everything from pop to rock and country - if so, then try the Dean Markley 20136 Blue Steel Cryogenic Medium Light Acoustic Guitar Strings.
And remember, these are just suggestions to make your search quicker. If you already know what kind of roundwound guitar strings you want, dive in any time now and see for yourself how massive this catalog is. If you're new to the guitar and not sure what to choose, stick with a lighter gauge since they're softer on the fingers (many rock guitarists stick with super-light to medium strings throughout their entire playing careers). For that matter, you could easily grab multiple packs and see what you feel most comfortable with. Whatever you're searching for, one thing is certain: you couldn't have chosen a better place to buy roundwound guitar strings.