Best Acoustic Guitar Strings Comparisons and Specifications


Ernie Ball 2146 Earthwood Medium Light Acoustic Phosphor Bronze String Set

Ernie Ball

9.0
  • Rich Expressive Sound
  • Excellent Clarity
  • Made in California, U.S.A. Featuring the finest and freshest materials.
  • Made from 92% copper, 7.7% tin, 0.3% phosphorus wire
  • Element Shield Packaging Prolongs string life and keeps strings as fresh as the day they were made
  • Previously packaged as Regular Slinky Acoustic
  • Packaging may vary from pictured
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 3.2 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 4.5 x 0.2 x 4.5 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1.6 ounces

Elixir Strings 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings w NANOWEB Coating

Elixir

8.8
  • Acoustic guitar strings constructed with 80/20 bronze wrap wire
  • Played for a crisp, bright tone with an expressive, vibrant presence
  • Ultra-thin NANOWEB Coating provides a more traditionally textured, “uncoated” feel
  • Our patented coating technology protects against common corrosion, extending tone life longer than any other brand’s coated or uncoated strings
  • Light gauge: .012 .016 .024 .032 .042 .053
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 4.8 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 0.6 x 4.1 x 4.7 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 0.8 ounces

D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings

D'Addario

9.2
  • MOST POPULAR – Pursue your passion with D’Addario’s most popular acoustic guitar string set, the Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings. Since 1974, phosphor strings have been known for superb, long lasting tone and comfortable playability. They are the choice of professionals worldwide.
  • INSPIRING PERFORMANCE – These light acoustic guitar strings help you achieve amazing performances, as they offer a long lasting, warm, bright and balanced acoustic tone with excellent intonation.
  • CORROSION-RESISTANT – These strings feature a precision wound corrosion resistant phosphor bronze wire that is carefully drawn around a hexagonally shaped, high-carbon steel core. The result is consistent, long lasting tone.
  • STRING GAUGES – The string gauges in this acoustic string set include: Plain Steel .012, .016, Phosphor Bronze Wound .024, .032, .042, .053.
  • MADE IN THE USA – D’Addario leverages centuries of string-making experience and advanced computer-controlled winding technology to bring you the most durable, consistent and long-lasting guitar strings. Made in the USA for the highest quality and performance, only D’Addario strings are sealed inside and out.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 1.6 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 0.8 x 5 x 5 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1.44 ounces

D’Addario EJ16-3D Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings

D'Addario

9.2
  • MOST POPULAR – Pursue your passion with D’Addario’s most popular acoustic guitar string set, the Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings. Since 1974, phosphor strings have been known for superb, long lasting tone and comfortable playability. They are the choice of professionals worldwide.
  • INSPIRING PERFORMANCE – These light acoustic guitar strings help you achieve amazing performances, as they offer a long lasting, warm, bright and balanced acoustic tone with excellent intonation.
  • CORROSION-RESISTANT – These strings feature a precision wound corrosion resistant phosphor bronze wire that is carefully drawn around a hexagonally shaped, high-carbon steel core. The result is consistent, long lasting tone.
  • STRING GAUGES – The string gauges in this acoustic string set include: Plain Steel .012, .016, Phosphor Bronze Wound .024, .032, .042, .053.
  • MADE IN THE USA – D’Addario leverages centuries of string-making experience and advanced computer-controlled winding technology to bring you the most durable, consistent and long-lasting guitar strings. Made in the USA for the highest quality and performance, only D’Addario strings are sealed inside and out.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 3.2 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 4.8 x 4.5 x 1 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 3.2 ounces

Elixir NanoWeb Acoustic Guitar Strings

Elixir

9.0
  • Acoustic guitar strings constructed with 80/20 bronze wrap wire
  • Played for a crisp, bright tone with an expressive, vibrant presence
  • Ultra-thin NANOWEB Coating provides a more traditionally textured, “uncoated” feel
  • Our patented coating technology protects against common corrosion, extending tone life longer than any other brand’s coated or uncoated strings
  • Light/Medium gauge: .012 .016 .024 .035 .045 .056
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 6.4 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 4.1 x 4.7 x 0.6 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1.6 ounces

D’Addario EXP16 Coated Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings

D'Addario

9.2
  • MOST POPULAR – Pursue your passion with D’Addario’s most popular coated acoustic guitar string set. The EXP16 Coated Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings delivers the ideal balance of volume, projection and comfortable playability. With EXP coated phosphor bronze strings you get a warm, bright, well balanced acoustic tone and 4 times more life than uncoated strings.
  • WITH EXCLUSIVE NY STEEL – These coated light acoustic guitar strings feature plain steel strings and hexagonal cores made of our revolutionary NY High Carbon Steel that delivers unprecedented strength and pitch stability.
  • COATED THEN WOUND – Unlike other coated strings, D’Addario strings feature an ultra-fine layer of EXP coating that is bonded to the phosphor bronze wrap wire and then wound onto the hex-shaped core wire. The result is a barrier against corrosion and a consistent, long-lasting tone.
  • STRING GAUGES – The string gauges in this acoustic string set include: Plain Steel .012, .016, Phosphor Bronze Wound .024, .032, .042, .053.
  • MADE IN THE USA – D’Addario leverages centuries of string-making experience and advanced computer-controlled winding technology to bring you the most durable, consistent and long-lasting guitar strings. Made in the USA for the highest quality and performance, only D’Addario strings are sealed inside and out.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 0.8 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 4.5 x 4.5 x 0.1 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 0.16 ounces

D'Addario EJ11 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings

D'Addario

9.2
  • D'Addario's most popular acoustic gauge, ideal balance of tone and playability
  • Extra-bright tone mixed with deep and projecting bottom end
  • String Gauges; Plain steel .012, .016, Nickel Wound .024, .032, .042, .053
  • Corrosion resistant packaging for fresh strings, always!
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 1.28 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 3.1 x 4.7 x 4.7 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1.12 ounces

Ernie Ball Earthwood Light 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Set

Ernie Ball

8.8
  • Wound Strings are 80% copper, 20% zinc wire wrapped around hex shaped tin plated steel core wire
  • Plain strings are made of specially tempered tin plated high carbon steel
  • The most popular acoustic guitar string alloy provides well balanced projection with crisp pleasing highs
  • Element Shield Packaging Prolongs string life and keeps strings as fresh as the day they were made
  • Made in California, U.S.A. Featuring the finest and freshest materials.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 0.8 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 4.5 x 0.2 x 4.5 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 0.16 ounces

D’Addario EJ17 Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings

D'Addario

9.2
  • MOST POPULAR – Pursue your passion with D’Addario’s most popular acoustic guitar string set, the Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings. Since 1974, phosphor strings have been known for superb, long lasting tone and comfortable playability. They are the choice of professionals worldwide.
  • INSPIRING PERFORMANCE – These medium acoustic guitar strings help you achieve amazing performances, as they offer a long lasting, warm, bright and balanced acoustic tone with excellent intonation.
  • CORROSION-RESISTANT – These strings feature a precision wound corrosion resistant phosphor bronze wire that is carefully drawn around a hexagonally shaped, high-carbon steel core. The result is consistent, long lasting tone.
  • STRING GAUGES – The string gauges in this acoustic string set include: Plain Steel .013, .017, Phosphor Bronze Wound .026, .035, .045, .056.
  • MADE IN THE USA – D’Addario leverages centuries of string-making experience and advanced computer-controlled winding technology to bring you the most durable, consistent and long-lasting guitar strings. Made in the USA for the highest quality and performance, only D’Addario strings are sealed inside and out.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 3.2 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 1 x 1 x 1 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 3.2 ounces

Martin Authentic Acoustic Guitar Strings

C. F. Martin

9.2
  • 92/8 phosphor bronze
  • Medium
  • 13-17-26-35-45-56
  • Highest Tensile-Strength core wire tin-plated on all six strings for added corrosion resistance
  • Excellent tuning stability, corrosion resistance and great playability
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 1.6 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 4.7 x 5.9 x 4.7 inches
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1.6 ounces