"It's heavy duty, and it's got a pretty heavy-duty sound as well because those are P-90s, they just crunch as they should. First of all, because we're from Akron and we love Akron things we use SIT strings. I have a long relationship with SIT Company because the guy who started that company happened to own the guitar shop where I started my guitar fixing career. I still use those strings in my shop. Dan's always used them. They're quality strings. He pretty much sticks to the .011-.050 gauge on most of the guitars. All the other ones are in standard tuning. And that gauge still works for this one even with the drop tuning," says Dan Auerbach's guitar tech about the SIT Strings S1150 Medium Light Power Wound Nickel Electric Guitar Strings.more
Brian carries three Fender Custom Shop Relic Telecasters on the road. One features Custom Shop Nocaster pickups; the other two each sport a set of Lollar ’52 T pickups. All three Teles feature a 4-way switching system for more tonal options, and Brad Clifford strings them with SIT Power Wound Nickel sets, gauged .010-046.more
Got some of these because they supported charity on eBay. They're my favourite strings so far, a little bit better than Ernie Ball. They sound really bad on the second or third day of playing them when they are breaking in though, other than that, they are amazing.