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Martin MM12 Retro Series Light Acoustic Guitar Strings  

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Martin’s proprietary Nickel/Copper alloy blend wrap wire provides for a reduced pick attack and allows the guitar’s tonewoods to be heard, not overshadowed. ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Martin’s proprietary Nickel/Copper alloy blend wrap wire provides for a reduced pick attack and allows the guitar’s tonewoods to be heard, not overshadowed. It offers a uniquely mellow, yet crisp, sound. Martin’s wrap is a solid Nickel/Copper blend, not nickel-plated, meaning there is no chance for defects to allow for corrosion. Martin's proprietary wrap is naturally strong and corrosion-resistant, so much so that it has been used in the propeller of dreadnought battleships and various machinery and tooling applications.

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MartinMM12 Retro Series Light Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.9

(based on 7 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (6)
  • Consistent (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Novice (3)

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5.0

Great for Martin 00L-17

By Mikey V

from Philadelphia, PA.

Comments about Martin MM12 Retro Series Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

Bought these for a Martin 00L-17 because that was what Martin recommended and prefer them over the Martin Acoustic and Acoustic SP strings for this guitar. Just when I thought I couldn't love this guitar any more than I already do. Did Martin make these strings specifically for this guitar?

 
5.0

Keeler!

By hairpuller

from Sonoma County

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Tone
  • Look cool!

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Martin MM12 Retro Series Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      Changed out the factory strings on my CEO-7 and love the rich deep tone these have given it! The sustain is ridiculous. Not sure how long they will last, but so far so great!

       
      5.0

      Worth in on my Gibson J15

      By guitar

      from Seattle

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Martin MM12 Retro Series Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      I've got these on my Gibson J15; the previous strings were a bronze type and made the guitar sound too bright and harsh. For a J45(or J15 in my case) these strings bring out the tone of the guitar better. I'm sold on these for my J45's and J15!

       
      5.0

      Only strings on my acoustic Martins

      By mojo

      from TX

      About Me Novice

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Martin MM12 Retro Series Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

        Great tone and playability

         
        5.0

        I will buy these again

        By docdave602

        from Kcmo

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Martin MM12 Retro Series Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          I love the way they play, soft and smooth

           
          5.0

          Great Vintage Sound

          By Chris in Ohio

          from Terrace Park, Ohio

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Martin MM12 Retro Series Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              These strings really bring out the resonance and brightness, particularly with my Martin D-18 Authentic (a 1939 reproduction).
              These are the only strings that will go on this acoustic guitar!

               
              4.0

              Good Sound

              By Hoss

              from Montana

              About Me Novice

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Easy To Play
              • Good Tone

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Martin MM12 Retro Series Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  I feel obligated to mention that I am effectively a novice. I'm still re-learning to play because Real Life got in the way and forced a long layoff. Too, I don't know what you like or whether these strings will fit your needs, but I like the sound I get with them. I play mostly country, folk, and early (1950s and 1960s) rock and pop songs because that's music with which I grew up. I also haven't had them long enough to judge whether they're long lasting, but I guess they'll last as long as I need them before I have to replace them. Can't realistically ask for more.

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