If you play electric guitar then you most likely have had to change the electric guitar strings at some point. While it would be ideal if the strings on a guitar never broke, it is not the reality. There are several options to choose from when replacing the strings on your electric guitar. You can choose the new style of slinky electric guitar strings to use. The Ernie Ball extra slinky strings are one type that are made of nickel plated steel wire that is wrapped around a hex shaped core wire which is also made of steel.
This wrapped design gives the strings excellent tone quality as well as a much longer life then standard strings. You can also find the nickel plated and wrapped strings in a variety of weights from the ultra light electric guitar strings to the heavy. There are also strings designed for the particular music style you like to play. You can purchase guitar strings that are designed for jazz or rock music. These strings will add better tonal quality to the type of music you wish to play. The strings are available in different sized sets ranging from 1 to as many as 24.
The next time you need to change electric guitar strings on your guitar you might look into the different types of strings available. You will need to purchase the right type of corresponding string to the note such as the e string or the g string. You could purchase a whole set and have all of your notes covered with some extras to spare. The prices for the strings can range from $3 to $12 depending on how many strings you purchase. A properly strung guitar will create the type of sound and music you want your audience to hear.
You can find electric guitar strings available at most music stores. You might also find them at major department stores that carry musical instruments. There are also several online retailers that carry musical instruments and strings as well as specialty retailers that carry only strings. Choosing to purchase the more durable steel wrapped strings will allow you to play your music for a longer amount of time before needing to change the strings again. Using the higher quality strings will also provide you with the best possible tone you can get, even if you are just learning to play the guitar.