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D'Addario EJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings  

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Superb tone that really lasts.

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D'Addario EJ38 12-String Light Acoustic Guitar Strings employ a genuine phosphor bronze alloy that retains flexibility as well as brilliant tone for many hours of hard play. Computer-controlled wrapping around a hex core ensures consistency and extends life. Many top guitarists won't play any brand other than D'Addario.

Regardless of your playing style, D'Addario has a set of strings that's right for you.

Features

They retain their brilliance long after similar bronze and brass alloy strings go dead. Don't wait for catastrophe, order several sets today.

 
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D'AddarioEJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.8

(based on 13 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (6)
  • Good tone (6)
  • Long life (6)
  • Well built / quality (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (6)
    • Concerts (4)
    • Back-up (3)
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      • Experienced (4)

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    5.0

    The strings I use

    By Pack Rat

    from Maryland

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about D'Addario EJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      These are the strings I always use and I haven't put them on my guitar yet, just making sure I have some ready when needed!

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      5.0

      Great Tone and Life

      By Foxcrik

      from Papillion, NE

      About Me Experienced

      Ask me a question

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario EJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

        These strings are the best. I use them on an Alvarez Jumbo 12. I've tried a few other brands, but none of them sound or play like these. I have never broken a string and they seem to last just as long as those expensive coated brands.
        This is a really good deal from MF. Buy them.

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        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I'll know more when I can play this

        By eccassy

        from Eau Claire,Wi.

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about D'Addario EJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          I just bought a 1971 Harmony 12 string the strings and the guitar sound real good but I don't think I have enough fingers to make this work.

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          THE brand on all of my acoustic guitars

          By Erie Knight5

          from Cleveland, Ohio

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about D'Addario EJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            I use these on my Yamaha amplified acoustic gtr., my Dean Chrome-G Dobro and on my teaching studio guitar (A rebuilt Carlo Robelli). I recommend these to all students and customers at the store where I teach and do guitar repairs. I've used this brand and gauge for decades.

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The Only string I use

            By David C.-fXx9b

            from Charleston, S.C. area

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • The Tone Is What Got Me

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • For Everything I Do
            • Practicing

            Comments about D'Addario EJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            I have been using D'addaio strings for 12 years and thought i have tried others i always seem to end up using these when it counts. I know I can count on them to deliver the tone and feel that I need to sound my best...

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            5.0

            Great Strings

            By Tv1

            from WV

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Jamming with friends
            • Practicing

            Comments about D'Addario EJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            Best Strings I found for my old 12 string Alveras. Really a great sound.

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Work Great...

            By John Lorf

            from California

            Comments about D'Addario EJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            Although I am a Dean Markley die hard, I purchased these the replace the cheap strings on a kids guitar. They work GREAT!
            Great Strings.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            D'Addario EJ38's are the Right Strings

            By Roy Schroedl

            from Upper Midwest

            Comments about D'Addario EJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            Takamine puts EJ 38's on their new 12-string guitars, and that's good enough for me. The Tak's are great and the strings last a long time without constant tuning. I wish they were sold in value packs like the 6-string packs are.
            The EJ 38's have a low amount of packaging, and are color coded.
            The EJ 38 strings last a long time and still sound good. I'm not constantly tuning, either.
            Keep your coated strings. Not worth the price. I think that D'Addario's EJ 38's are a good balance between price and durability.

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            1 little problem

            Comments about D'Addario EJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            No problems except for the string breaking. Then again, 12-strings are a total pain.
            they seem to be on par with the rest of D'Addario strings. I'm not sure how many features a set of strings can have.
            I use the Phosphor-Bronze strings with great results on the rest of my acoustics, so I figured that I would try them on my dad's 12-string. The only problem we had was with the 4th string (D). The higher octave string (single-strand, not the wound one) broke while tuning. I suppose this is to be expected when tuning a string that high, but we weren't even tuning the guitar to standard; it was tuned down an entire step to D.

            The gauge of this particular string was 0.008", so you would think that it would easily have been able to withstand being tuned to a high C. We ended up having to replace it with a 0.011" high E string from another set.

            I have been changing strings for a long time, and it was pretty evident that the string was going to break once I got it tensioned up and close to a C. Once I got around a B it started stretching badly and actually going down in pitch when I attempted to bring it up.

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            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The best!

            By rodney ackley

            from Tucson, AZ

            Comments about D'Addario EJ38 12-String Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            The best
            I have used D'Addario since day one (24 years) and their strings are second to none. You can spend more if you like but unless you have very specific criteria the benefits are only psychological. Who is going to argue with everyone from Joe Satriani to Lou Reed to Sharon Isbin?

            D'Addario Phosphor Bronze is my absolute favorite for acoustics, the EJ38 light set is the ideal tradeoff between heavy gauge sustain & volume, and lighter gauge tension & feel, for me and my Takamine G series 12. I could sit here using a lot of adjectives and big words to describe how luscious they sound, feel, and respond but you really must try out a set on your favorite instrument to appreciate them. I keep them squeaky clean and they last a long time, but it is always special experience every time I string up with a new set. Anyone that plays a 12 knows what I'm talking about.

            I never give anything a 10 rating because perfection is theoretical and impossible, but I will always have that extra notch if something comes along one day that warrants it. Rock on!

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