Buying strings in bulk?

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  1. ryans

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    What's the best place to buy in bulk?
     
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    Amazon has daddario 25 bulk packs. Sometimes they are a pretty good price. plus you get free shipping.
     
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    I use to get a box of 12 from Musician's Friend but my local Sam Ash has them as well for the same price.
     
  5. ERGExplorer

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    The four places I order bulk guitar strings from showed up in the first four positions of a Google search for exactly those words.
     
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    I bought 18 packs of custom sized strings through Pyramid last year. I leave strings on for a really long time and I've always liked Pyramid so it's been nice. It's not at all cheap but for those folks looking for something nicer you can always try contacting the company and seeing what unadvertised options there are.
     
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    Prymaxe is pretty cheap.
     
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    I bought strings in bulk. By that I mean 144 of each guitar string without packaging. To me, that is bulk. If this is what the OP means, keep in mind that if the strings are not hung up to keep them straight, and in a cool, dry place, he will never get to use them all before they begin to show pit marks along the string surface.
     
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    I get mine from http://www.webstrings.com/. I've been using them for years, they last as well as more expensive name-brand strings.
     
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    Curt Mangham will make bulk custom sets for you. Great strings!
     
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    Another vote for webstrings
     
  13. Mindcrime

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    +1 :agree I'm another satisfied Webstrings.com customer !!
     
  14. crambone

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    eBay, hands-down. Talk about competition over there, the 3-packs of strings I buy have all gone down a buck in the last 2 months.

    I use Ernie Ball Slinkys for my electric and D'Addario EJ17 phosphor bronze for my acoustic.
     
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    I buy from Webstrings. The prices have gone up a little but still the best deal around IMO. Plus they sound as good and last as long as the GHS Boomers I used to use.
     
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    +1

    I bought 10 pack of D'Addarios on eBay for $29 and change.
     

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