Single Guitar Strings

What Strings Do I Need?

String Order
e = thinnest string (bottom string when in playing position)
B = 2nd string
G = 3rd string
D = 4th string 
A = 5th string
E = thickest string (top string when in playing position)

Nylon Acoustic/Classical Guitar
If your guitar has three plastic, and three metal wound strings, it is a classical guitar and requires nylon strings. Simply select the correct string name from any of our single classical guitar strings to get the right string for the job.

Steel Strung Acoustic Guitar
The thinnest e and the B strings are plain steel, the rest of the strings are bronze wound.

Extra Light Light Medium/Custom Light Medium
e 10 11 12 13
B 14 15 16 17
G 20w 22w 24w 26
D 28 30 32 34
A 40 42 44 46
E 50 52 54 56

Electric Guitar
The thinnest e, the B and the G strings are plain steel, the rest of the strings are nickel wound.
Extra extra light Extra light Light Hybrid Medium Heavy
e 8 9 10 9 11 12
B 11 11 13 11 14 16
G 14 16 17 16 18p 24p
D 22w 24w 26 26 28 32
A 30 32 36 36 38 44
E 38 42 46 46 48 56

12-String Guitar
Light Medium
e / e 9 / 9 11 / 11
B / B 12 / 12 15 / 15
G / g 20w / 9 24w / 10
D / d 26 / 12 30 / 14
A / a 36 / 20p 42 / 22w
E / e 46 / 26 52 / 28