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Martin Retro Acoustic Guitar Strings Medium Gauge

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Guages: 13-17-24-32-42-56Martin Retro Acoustic strings are crafted from a long-lasting proprietary nickel-based alloy blend that mellows quickly to a warm vintage tone that brings out the unique woody sounds in your guitar.Retros are the original Nickel acoustic string – the real deal – all the way from the 1930s. Retro strings offer a uniquely mel...  Click To Read More About This Product

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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.
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Guages: 13-17-24-32-42-56

Martin Retro Acoustic strings are crafted from a long-lasting proprietary nickel-based alloy blend that mellows quickly to a warm vintage tone that brings out the unique woody sounds in your guitar.

Retros are the original Nickel acoustic string – the real deal – all the way from the 1930s. Retro strings offer a uniquely mellow, yet crisp, sound that allows your guitar’s natural tone woods to be heard, not overshadowed. They are crafted with Monel, a solid Nickel/Copper wrap wire - not nickel-plated - meaning there is no chance for defects in the plating to allow for corrosion.

Instead, Martin’s proprietary wrap wire is naturally corrosion resistant and it is incredibly strong. They also employ a sophisticated winding process in the making of our Retro String that controls the coupling between the core and wrap wire to maximize intonation.

Martin Retros are the real deal. Not an imitation. With Martin Retros, you get one tough set of strings that will last a long time and give you true, consistent tone that sounds like nothing else on the market.

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One year warranty on Martin Backpackers, Little Martins and Ukuleles. Limited lifetime on other Martin guitars.


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MartinRetro Acoustic Guitar Strings Medium Gauge
 
3.7

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1.0

Heaps of Harsh, hold the mellow

By Bernie

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    • Poor Tone Quality

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      Comments about Martin Retro Acoustic Guitar Strings Medium Gauge:

      SO harsh and thin! Accentuates the high mid-range ("tinny," chimey"), tonal equivalent of an annoying nasal voice. Gave them a day and a few hours playing, but still awful. Worst sound ever on my Santa Cruz Guitar Company OM Custom; unrecognizable from the full tone I'm used to. Sustain is also shortened. Maybe a good fit on some guitars and styles that need more "cut" in a mix, but these are a tonal fail for me. Only fleshy fingerpicking kills the harsh to make them at all bearable.

       
      5.0

      Very nice change of pace to diversify sound.

      By Juan

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      Comments about Martin Retro Acoustic Guitar Strings Medium Gauge:

      Produces a crisp, bright, full sound. I like!

       
      5.0

      Wonderful strings

      By BRUCE

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      Comments about Martin Retro Acoustic Guitar Strings Medium Gauge:

      My go to strings for my martin d-18e retro and martin d-28p.

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