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D'Addario J74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings  

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Gauges: 11-15-26-40.Genuine phosphor bronze alloy retains flexibility as well as brilliant tone for many hours of hard play. Computer-controlled wrap...Read More

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Superb tone that really lasts.

Gauges: 11-15-26-40.

Genuine phosphor bronze alloy 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.

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 set of strings that's right for your mandolin.

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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'AddarioJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings
 
4.6

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (12)
  • Consistent (8)
  • Well built / quality (8)
  • Long life (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great Value

    Been playing mandolin in bluegrass bands for 30 years and have used lots of different strings. These are my regular strings until I am presented with a better value. I play an early...Read complete review

    Been playing mandolin in bluegrass bands for 30 years and have used lots of different strings. These are my regular strings until I am presented with a better value. I play an early 80's Randy Wood mandolin and love the sound, especially after the strings have deadened a bit... then I'm good to go for a month or more, depending on how many gigs I play.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    E Strings Didn't Hold Up

    Both E strings broke as I was tuning them up for the first time, one right after another. Threw the original el-cheapo E strings back on the mando and haven't had any trouble...Read complete review

    Both E strings broke as I was tuning them up for the first time, one right after another. Threw the original el-cheapo E strings back on the mando and haven't had any trouble since. Hoping that it was just a random mishap.

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    5.0

    Great Purchase

    By Johnny

    from Phila. Pa.

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about D'Addario J74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings:

      Great tone....oud and clear.

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      5.0

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      By Johnny

      from Phila. Pa.

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      Pros

      • Good Tone
      • Great sound

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Great For Everything

      Comments about D'Addario J74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings:

      very nice strings

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      5.0

      They make my mandolin sing.

      By Mike D.

      from Decatur, Arkansas

      About Me Professional Musician

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario J74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings:

        When I bought my mandolin, I put coated strings on it. It sounded like it had a wet towel over it. Since I've been using the D'Adarrio's it sounds like what I hear on the CD's. It's full sounding, yet balanced. You don't hear one note above another. They lasted 2 months last time. It would've been longer, but I let someone else play it and the acid in their fingers killed them.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great bang for the buck

        By SecondGear

        from Tacoma, WA

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Tone
        • Lively Action
        • Sweet Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Practicing

          Comments about D'Addario J74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings:

          I had the option of lots of different companies to go with to restring my new mandolin, and I chose this brand because I have found they produce consistent, strong, solid products.

          I was given a Chinese built mid-model mandolin, and the stock strings were beyond terrible. It made sense to put the good performance strings on the instument, but to not go overboard with high end.

          The sound was immediately better by putting these strings on. Putting this good grade and high quality string maximized whatever voice I will get out of this entry level instrument.

          I am very pleased with the result.

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          E Strings Didn't Hold Up

          By JWD85

          from Nashville, NC

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          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Price

          Cons

          • Breaks Easy

          Best Uses

            Comments about D'Addario J74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings:

            Both E strings broke as I was tuning them up for the first time, one right after another. Threw the original el-cheapo E strings back on the mando and haven't had any trouble since. Hoping that it was just a random mishap.

            Comment on this review

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best for a Reason

            By Protypex9

            from Arkansas

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All

              Comments about D'Addario J74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings:

              These are the most recommended strings I've seen. They have amazing sound clarity and volume.

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I've used these strings for years.

              By BJ

              from Sebastian, Fl

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about D'Addario J74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings:

                  I have used these strings for years. I really like them.

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  would buy again

                  By Ben

                  from Florida

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Tone
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about D'Addario J74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings:

                  Good strings, would buy again

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Good tone and stay in tune!

                  By Del

                  from Bismarck, ND

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about D'Addario J74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings:

                      Replaced the factory strings with these D'addario strings and they are great! Good tone and stay in tune, all I could ask for.

                      Comment on this review

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

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                      By Jim

                      from bristol,pa.

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                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Good Tone
                      • Great Stings Hold Tune
                      • Long Life
                      • Strong

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about D'Addario J74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings:

                        great value for long lasting strings

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