A couple other things to note:
- Prices vary drastically from store to store, so shop around for prices, once you've settled on a string type that you like.
- Another huge factor in buying strings is their gauge or thickness. Heavier strings are harder to play, but give you a thicker, warmer sound. I recommend 9 gauge strings for beginners.
Best choice for all-around playing on an electric: D'Addario Nickel Round Wound. A good, hearty string that can take a beating.
Best choice for acoustics: Martin MSP's. A great sound, great quality, and a great deal, depending on where you buy them. Guitar Center isn't the ceapest either.
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