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Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053)  

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Jam on and on (and on) with the same premium acoustic guitar strings that experienced players worldwide trust to keep their incredible tone longer than any other string available. Unlike other string ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
  • Includes 2-Year Free Warranty on all guitars and basses
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
  • Includes 2-Year Free Warranty on all guitars and basses
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$1399.00
 
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Overview

Jam on and on (and on) with the same premium acoustic guitar strings that experienced players worldwide trust to keep their incredible tone longer than any other string available. Unlike other string brands, Elixir Strings coats the whole string. This protects not only the outer string surface but also the gaps between the windings where common tone-deadening gunk typically builds up in other brands’ coated and uncoated guitar strings. Anti-Rust Plating on plain steel strings ensures longer tone life for the entire set.

Who wouldn’t love more quality playing time between the hassle and cost of string changes?

Crafted to last, these acoustic strings constructed with 80/20 (80% copper, 20% zinc) bronze wrap wire boast a warm, robust tone that sounds "played-in" right out of the pack while still retaining a remarkably clear mid-range presence. The POLYWEB Coating brings a soft, slick, and fast feel to the playing experience.

For a more traditionally textured, “uncoated” feel, try Elixir's ultra-thin NANOWEB Coating. The 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, for example, might be a good fit, especially if you’re also looking for a crisper, brighter, and more vibrant tone. For strings that strike a dynamic balance between full-bodied tone and sparkling high-end clarity, our Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings deliver exactly that alongside our NANOWEB Coating’s more traditional feel.

Features
  • Light Gauges: 12-16-24-32-42-53
  • Acoustic guitar strings constructed with 80/20 (80% copper, 20% zinc) bronze wrap wire
  • Played for a warm and robust tone that sounds “played-in” but still retains a remarkably clear mid-range presence
  • Original POLYWEB coating provides a soft, smooth feel that keeps the strings from getting in the way of playing
  • Patented coating technology protects against common corrosion, extending tone life longer than any other brand’s coated or uncoated strings (Elixir Strings player survey)
  • America’s #1 acoustic guitar string brand – MI SalesTrak (US $ Vol)
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
String replacement for defective strings or premature breakage.


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Elixir80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053)
 
4.0

(based on 13 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Not as good as I expected...

I used these strings for about a year or so, and restrung my Epiphone PR-150N/A once after hearing that coated strings lasted so much longer than standard strings. They sounded just as...Read complete review

I used these strings for about a year or so, and restrung my Epiphone PR-150N/A once after hearing that coated strings lasted so much longer than standard strings. They sounded just as bright and responsive as the D'Addario Phosphor Bronze Custom Lights I had previously used, but after a few months the coating flaked off and the strings discolored significantly. Overall I would have to recommend Cleartones for acoustic coated strings.

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Not Very Durable

Have used two sets with my Taylor and both experienced premature breakage. Nice sound, but I won't play out with these anymore. Have also used D'Addario EJ15 and Martin Marquis phosphor bronze without...Read complete review

Have used two sets with my Taylor and both experienced premature breakage. Nice sound, but I won't play out with these anymore. Have also used D'Addario EJ15 and Martin Marquis phosphor bronze without any problems.

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(7 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Not as good as I expected...

By Guitarslinger

from Weeki Wachee, FL

Comments about Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053):

I used these strings for about a year or so, and restrung my Epiphone PR-150N/A once after hearing that coated strings lasted so much longer than standard strings. They sounded just as bright and responsive as the D'Addario Phosphor Bronze Custom Lights I had previously used, but after a few months the coating flaked off and the strings discolored significantly. Overall I would have to recommend Cleartones for acoustic coated strings.

(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Not Very Durable

By AcousticDude

from Lancaster PA

Comments about Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053):

Have used two sets with my Taylor and both experienced premature breakage. Nice sound, but I won't play out with these anymore. Have also used D'Addario EJ15 and Martin Marquis phosphor bronze without any problems.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

'Nuff Said

By Melburn

from Chandler, AZ

Comments about Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053):

I have been using these strings on my acoustic guitars ever since I first (skeptically) tried a (seemingly over-priced) set. It's been over 10 years. They're all I use. I buy them for friends who've never used them before as gifts. They always comment on how good they sound. Nuff said.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Clangy

By Kyle

from Bowie, MD

Comments about Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053):

The coating on the strings helps playability but when playing with a slide the coating interrupts the connection the strings have with the slide. The slide sounds very clangy and is very unforgiving. If you play with a slide get uncoated strings. The strings aren't bad beyond that.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best Strings Out There!

By Newchinmd

from Olney, MD

Comments about Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053):

I used all forms of Elixir strings since they first hit the market. A friend and fellow guitarist gave me a set of Polyweb lights and I was so impressed by the tonal quality and smooth playability that I put them on all of my guitars. Currently the oldest set I have is 2.5 years and sounds just as bright, plays with the same ease and are so clean that they almost look new from the package. I've never heard of them "flaking" or discoloring. That sounds more like an environmental issue than a problem with the strings. Any string will corrode in too humid of an environment or if treated with any kind of polish or string lube. Believe me, I've had only immense satisfaction since I started playing with Elixir strings.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I've Been Using These for Years

By BK

from Orange County, CA

Comments about Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053):

They have great sound and I love the coating. They last a long time and stay cleaner then regular stings because of the coating. I've never had a problem with these strings breaking and I play hard. I would definitely recommend these strings and I use them on all my guitars.

(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Elixir Polywebs

By Brad

from cincinnati

Comments about Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053):

Good,quality strings. I've only had them for about a month now but i've heard they last a lot longer than other strings. Great sound.

(1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Depressing

By Smith

from Clive, Iowa

Comments about Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053):

These strings sound great. You can't get a brighter tone. But they break like no other. My G has broken four times in two weeks. I haven't been playing too hard, there is a defect in the string. Even regular tuning makes it snap. And they don't sell singles so i have to buy a whole new pack. Buyer Beware.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome

By Peter

from Buffalo NY

Comments about Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053):

I started using Elixirs a while ago and really like them. They last a long time and sound great. It's true the coating will come off after frequent use, but they still last significantly longer than other strings without losing tone quality.

 
5.0

I use these all the time. Replace them every three months

By Gene

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Comments about Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, Light (.012-.053):

Strings are great

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