GHS GB-DGF Guitar Boomers David Gilmour Signature Electric Guitar Strings

.010-.048 Light Gauge Electric Guitar Strings, David Gilmour Signature
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Play the Strings Pink Floyd's Guitarist Uses!

GHS has been manufacturing high-quality guitar strings since 1964. Professional musicians and amateur hobbyists who want great sound from their strings turn to GHS for a wide variety of tones. Whatever your tastes, from bright crunching rock to a mellow, bluesy sound, there's a set of GHS string that's right for you. The goal at GHS is to provide players around the world with strings that consistently exceed expectations. Each set set of these incredible strings is backed by decades of experience and GHS' unwavering commitment to quality.

The David Gilmour Signature Blue Set is the set that David has used on his famed black strat. He began using GHS Boomers in 1979, while in the studio recording the rock classic "The Wall." The David Gilmour Signature Blue Set is sized .010 - .048.

Nitro-Pack singles for fresh strings every time

GHS's Nitro-Packs use a revolutionary packaging method to ensure each one of your guitar strings is brand-new and corrosion free when you open the pack. Each string is individually housed in a nitrogen-sealed packet that eliminates any oxygen from around the metal. This sterile environment protects the string from any contaminant and corrosive, and the tear-proof packets have a transparent side for help identifying each string before having to expose them to oxygen. All of this goes into making sure that when you put a set of GHS strings on your guitar, you're getting the freshest and most clear-sounding strings possible.

GHS Boomers David Gilmour Signature Blue Set Electric Guitar Strings Features at a Glance:
  • David Gilmour's custom gauge
  • .010, .012, .016, .028, .038, .048
  • Roundwound
  • Nickel-plated steel wrap

Tech Specs

Guitar Type Electric
Number of Sets 1
Coated No
Gauges .010, .012, .016, .028, .038, .048
Core Material Steel
Winding Material Nickel-plated Steel
Winding Type Round Wound
Manufacturer Part Number GB-DGF

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If You Play Lead You Need These

I really never gave GHS strings much thought until I bought a couple sets of these. These provide far superior sustain and Gilmourish tone than you can imagine. I even use them on my Telecaster. Sounds extra twangy now! Thanks Sweetwater!
Music background: Keyboard Player Turned Guitarist

Cat's meow

I've been a hybrid slinky man for years but these are awesome, especially the first 3 strings (e,b,g). These are the perfect diameter for me and my strat. I think they are perfect blend of strength and tone. Love the way they bend and sound!! I'm not quite as giddy about the e,a,d strings (very thick) but they do have a very good sound. I'm kind of partial to Mr. D.G. and his tone but I think anybody would like these...well done!
Music background: Hobbyist 30 yrs

Best Bang for the Buck

OK I admit it that I have paid two and three times the cost of these strings and found myself wanting more. These strings a just great on my Eric Clapton Stratocaster and have a great tone and playability too. I've used almost every gauge of string and brand name around and these work really, really well for me. The high end gauge strings are perfect for bending and the low strings give that great thump that we want. They also have a nice "soft" feel to them that I really enjoy even after a couple of hours of practicing.
Music background: Home Studio

Must have for authentic Gilmour tones

I use the Boomer Gilmour signature strings on my own Black Strats when performing Pink Floyd shows with my band. Of course, there are many factors to tone but these strings have given me an edge in recreating the Gilmour tone. The heavy bottoms give a great fat sound and the lighter B and G strings help with those two step bends. I have been sold on the Boomers for the past two years.
Music background: Pro Musician

Really really really great strings for a strat

These strings made my Strat come alive. They play well, feel great to the touch and sound awesome. My guitar came alive again.
Music background: Church Musician
See also: Electric Strings, GHS, GHS Electric Guitar Strings