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D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack   

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Gauges: 12-16-24-32-42-53.These acoustic guitar strings feature a computer-controlled wrapping around a hex core. D'Addario is the world's largest ma...Read More

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Extended life and crystal clarity. Extended life and crystal clarity.

Gauges: 12-16-24-32-42-53.

These acoustic guitar strings feature a computer-controlled wrapping around a hex core.

D'Addario is the world's largest manufacturer of strings for musical instruments. Many top guitarists won't play any other brand. Regardless of your playing style, D'Addario has a string set that's right for you.


Get with it and get some new strangs on that thang! Get with it and get some new strangs on that thang!

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D'AddarioEJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack
 
4.1

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (10)
  • Consistent (8)
  • Well built / quality (8)
  • Long life (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (8)
  • Practicing (7)
  • Back-up (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (7), Novice (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

great strings,great service I BE BACK

The strings are excellent but its the service from musicians friend that keeps me as a customer,,i recomend the product and the company,They do me right

The strings are excellent but its the service from musicians friend that keeps me as a customer,,i recomend the product and the company,They do me right

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Very harsh, metallic and twangy...

They sound awful to me, but that's an opinion I guess.... however, I vastly prefer the 80/20's, which are more natural, mellow, and seem to go better with...Read complete review

They sound awful to me, but that's an opinion I guess.... however, I vastly prefer the 80/20's, which are more natural, mellow, and seem to go better with the sound of the plain steel strings.
I compared these stings to the 80/20 Bronze D'Addarios that I usually use, by taking an A string and placing it on my guitar in the 6th position, next to an 80/20 Bronze A string of exactly the same gauge. I then picked each string in different ways and noted the results. I would describe the 80/20 as soft and mellow compared to the phosphor bronze. The PB had a very harsh metallic sound to it that I found distinctly unpleasant. My guitar is a grand concert (folk) size Sunlite, with mahogany body and solid spruce top. I used nylon, celluloid and Ultem picks, and the results were pretty much the same in each case. I really dislike the sound of PB... oh, by the way, the PB flat-tops sound the same as the round-wounds, they just slide quieter and cost twice as much. The other string I tested that gave a more sharp but not unpleasant or metallic sound was the D'Addario Silk and Steels... but they do cost twice as much as the 80/20's or the PB's, and they only make one guage of each string, sold in a set.
As usual, D'Addarios are very well made and accurately sized strings.
Like the 80/20 Bronze strings, these are a low price a set and therefore a great deal.

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5.0

Love these strings

By 

from Long Island NY

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

    These strings have been and will continue to be my go to strings for all my acoustic guitars, I have even tried the coated version of them and still like these better, I see no reason to ever switch

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    4.0

    Crisp and bright sounding strings

    By 

    from Davie, Fl.

    About Me Novice

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Price And Quality

    Cons

    • Not Individually Package

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Good All Around String
    • Practicing

    Comments about D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

    1st set of strings I bought, work and sound great so far.

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    5.0

    High Quality at Affordable Price

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    from Waldorf, MD

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Sharp Appearance
    • Simple Installation
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

      These strings add high quality and value to my guitar. I am very pleased with my purchase.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      EJ16 PHOSPHOR BRONZE LIGHTS

      By 

      from Deltona, FL

      About Me Professional Musician

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

        I keep changing these sooner than I like, maybe next time I'll try the exp coated ones same brand same gauge they say they improved them. Don't get me wrong with a fresh set these sound great maybe I need to wipe them down more after use.

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        5.0

        EJ16 PHOSPHOR BRONZE LIGHT ACOUSTIC STRI

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        from Deltona, FL

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

          If you read the ad where you buy the hummingbird pro epiphone brand they say they use these strings but if you call gibson they tell you they use gibson masterbuilt strings and specs change and there using medium lights 13-56. Well I use the D'Addario lights EJ16 and they feel like the ones that came with the guitar. I may try the masterbuilt in lights 12-53 but I might just be waisting the extra money for them, next string change I will know for sure just if it sounds better with gibson strings.

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          5.0

          Some string noise, otherwise great

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          from Clovis, New Mexico

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          Pros

          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Any Use Except Jazz
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

            I get a little string noise with these. Otherwise, they sound, feel are great! I can bend notes easily with these.+

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            great strings,great service I BE BACK

            By 

            from Naylor mo

            About Me Novice

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            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Easy on the fingers
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Home Practiceing
              • Practicing
              • Work Best On My Guitar

              Comments about D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

              The strings are excellent but its the service from musicians friend that keeps me as a customer,,i recomend the product and the company,They do me right

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              1.0

              Poor Sound and Quality

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              from Pittsburgh, PA

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                Cons

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                    Comments about D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                    I usually use D'Addario for my electrics, but this was the first time I bought this brand for my acoustic. I wasn't pleased. Sound is dull. Corrosion developed on one of the non-wound strings whithin the first week or two of playing.

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                    5.0

                    why pay more?

                    By 

                    from Canada

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tone
                    • Long Life
                    • Strong

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                        I have used these for years and love them, they are well priced and last just as long as Elixers that advertise long life. They sound great and feel wonderful.

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                        5.0

                        D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light

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                        from Kansas City, MO

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                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Tone
                        • Strong

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                            The strings are not individually pacaged. However, the color codes are provided so each string can be put in its proper place.

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