I had some in the past and was overall pretty pleased with them, but show got out of sync and shifted to just getting Ernie balls from my local shop. The price is good on the carvin strings, through it has gone up nice I last ordered any. They are made by la Bella which I also like a good bit. I see they're also making stainless strings now at the same price as their nickel ones. A bit tough on nikel frets thouh. Just wondering what others were feeling about the Carvins strings.