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Albert Augustine Red Label Classical Guitar Strings

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Classic treble nylon guitar strings with Augustine Red bass strings wound with a slightly lighter gauge of copper than Blue.Hard tension. 29-33-41-30...Click To Read More About This Product

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Classic treble nylon guitar strings with Augustine Red bass strings wound with a slightly lighter gauge of copper than Blue.
Hard tension. 29-33-41-30-37-45

Since 1947, Albert Augustine Ltd. has dedicated all its efforts to produce the highest quality nylon guitar strings available. In fact, Albert Augustine was the first company to produce strings of this kind. Since then, Albert Augustine has established itself as a major factor in the classical guitar field worldwide.

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  • Hard tension. 29-33-41-30-37-45
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Albert AugustineRed Label Classical Guitar Strings
 
3.3

(based on 6 reviews)

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4.0

A / B ed against Pro Arte

By Tube Snob

from SF Bay

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Comments about Albert Augustine Red Label Classical Guitar Strings:

I alternated Augustine Red Label and Pro Arte (J45 normal) strings on the same guitar. The Augustine strings are brighter, far better projection. The Pro Arte strings have a more predictible and sweeter vibrato. On balance, the Augustine's have the sound, but may have less character and feel. Obviously, Red to EJ45 might not be the ideal comparison.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Still use them after 50 years

By silkesmom

from Raleigh, NC

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Albert Augustine Red Label Classical Guitar Strings:

    I have used these strings on my classical guitars for 50 years. They were recommended to me by my instructor when I lived in Germany. My guitar is a 1965 hand made Rainer Krempel, modeled after one of Segovia's Ramirez'. The strings sound great on it. I have used other strings on my other guitars, but these are my "go to" ones for my best guitar.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Recommended by professionals

    By Music Teacher

    from Lawrence, Kansas

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    Comments about Albert Augustine Red Label Classical Guitar Strings:

    I teach beginning guitar. A college guitar professor advised that these are the strings to use wiith beginners. It's been almost a decade now and I still use them. They don't have ball ends so you will have to tie them...which is fine by me. I cut off the ball ends on any nylon strings given to me anyway.

    These strings are about as soft on the finger as you can get for beginners. Great purchase.

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    1.0

    ran st. auggie's on my classicals..

    By get up.get to work..

    from gun shot shy of chi..

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • had pic of the old man on each string. days gone
    • was all these thigs too me..

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      Best Uses

        Comments about Albert Augustine Red Label Classical Guitar Strings:

        but when to go get some replacements years later(pro bass/elect guit. stage/stud) something changed..action went sky high..this on returned prod.. reco from pro shop fail..hello alvarez?

        (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Missing String on a SET!!!

        By Elvis

        from Wuppertal

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        Comments about Albert Augustine Red Label Classical Guitar Strings:

        I am very disappointed with the quality and production of AUGUSTINE strings. I can't believe I opened the set of Red AUGUSTINE strings just to find that the high E is missing!!! I have been playing guitar since the age of 5, and this is the first time I encountered this kind of carelessness on a strings like these. This was my first time I bought AUGUSTINE, and sure will be my last!!!

         
        4.0

        Augustine Nylon Strings

        By RATSO

        from Massillon,Ohio

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

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          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Albert Augustine Red Label Classical Guitar Strings:

          I have always used Augustine Blues and enjoy them the most. I thought I would try the Reds for a change of pace. The Reds are a lighter gauge and have less tension than the Blues. I will go back to the Blues next time. Thicker heavier bottoms with more snap and growl.

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