Choosing the Right Guitar Strings
By learning about the string options available for your guitar, you can find the strings which best balance tone and playability
Strings and Beyond: Sound Room
This handy resource allows you to listen to the differences between guitars strung with different brands of strings.
This online retailer sells brand name guitar strings. Lots of info about each string type here. No discount when buying in bulk, other than free shipping.
Online retailer which specializes in selling low-cost guitar strings. If you buy in bulk (12 sets or more), it will only cost you about $2 per set, plus shipping and tax.
Lots of great info and tutorials can be found on the website of this popular guitar string manufacturer - from how to restring your guitar, to advice on choosing the right string for you.
Site offers basic info (gauges) for many of their various string types, including Blue Steels and more.
This is the website for the company that makes premium guitar strings, touted to last longer, not break as often, and feel more comfortable. I've tried them myself, and think they're great!
Ernie Ball Guitar Strings
Ernie Ball offers a wide variety of guitar and bass strings with lots of details available on their website and the ability to purchase guitar strings for consumers in the U.S., Great Britain and France.
Not much info here, just basic descriptions of each of the various types of Fender instrument strings. Click on "Fender.com Store" to buy strings online (NOTE: you'll probably find them at a better price elsewhere on the web)
Probably best known for their "Boomers", GHS actually produces quite a few other types of strings, including flatwounds, pure nickel strings, and more.
Gibson Guitar Strings
A decent amount of info on different brands of Gibson strings. The "legendary series" strings are a nice touch.
Martin Guitar Strings
Documentation on the various types of Martin guitar strings.
This company specializes in guitar strings, although they also have several sets of bass strings available. You can purchase string online through their website.
You'll find company history here, as well as specifics on string gauges of their various products for guitar and bass.
This company makes quality strings for guitars, basses, violins, double basses, and more. Their site is nice, and provides lots of info and tips. No option to purchase online through the company.