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Dean Markley 1972 Vintage Reissue Light Electric Guitar Strings 12-Pack  

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    A return to vintage guitar tones that modern players demand.

    Dean Markley 1972 Vintage Reissue light electric guitar strings are made to the same exacting specs as the original Vintage Electric strings that won the hearts of guitarists around the world. The combination of outer wrap alloy, special round cores, and core-to-wrap ratios make these strings sing with power and punch. Long life is just a bonus.

    Dean Markley Vintage Electric Reissue guitar strings are nickel-plated steel hand-wound slowly over a round core, affording the outer string wrap 100% contact with the core wire. Your strings vibrate completely for maximum sustain, creating a warm, full sound distinctive of classic rock and roll.

    Gauges: 9-11-16-24-32-42


    Get a 12-pack of guitar strings that hold their tone and last longer—order today!

     
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    1.0

    Review of 1972 strings

    By bluerush33

    from md

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    Pros

      Cons

      • Breaks Easy
      • Not Consistent
      • Poor Tone Quality
      • Rusted

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Dean Markley 1972 Vintage Reissue Light Electric Guitar Strings 12-Pack:

      when you order these strings dont expect quality you would find in elixir, daddario or ernie ball. these strings have one major problem that i dont know if they have fixed yet, but i seen some reviews with the same problem. all the plain, unwound strings come rusted all over in little patches. some of them are badly rusted some of them a little less rusted, but in all they seem to have these rust spots on all the plain strings. some really bad high e's seem to break by just putting the string in the tuner, the wire is so weak that it breaks trying to tune it to standard. and another thing is that they dont intonate, im having the same problems as most people. anyways, im very disapointed in dean markley's quality control and they should try a new method of string preservation because i cannot see how they could of left the factory all looking like this.

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      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The best I've found in 40 years of playing

      Comments about Dean Markley 1972 Vintage Reissue Light Electric Guitar Strings 12-Pack:

      Slick and flexible makes them the choice for blues and expressive players.
      These strings are so supple and smooth under the fingers that they make Slinkys feet like steel cables. I have tried everything out there, and there is just no comparison for ease of bending and a real plus is that they last a long time.

      If you love to play the blues or do lots of bending, there is nothing better playing or sounding. If you are a hard strummer you might want to try a higher tension string from another brand.
      Just excellent and very long lasting. Make sure you stretch them thoroughly when installing. They are "low tension" strings so this is required.
      The best I've used at any price.

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      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      fantastic strings !!!

      Comments about Dean Markley 1972 Vintage Reissue Light Electric Guitar Strings 12-Pack:

      i do not know why people give these strings bad reviews,i own 24 guitars,3- basses,2 -acoustic electrics,1 -acoustic and the rest solid body electrics and have played these strings since 1980 and have never had a problem with dean markley strings! i pray musicians friend never quits selling these strings !!

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      These strings rock!

      By ManTaboo

      from Detroit, Mi

      Comments about Dean Markley 1972 Vintage Reissue Light Electric Guitar Strings 12-Pack:

      I have used these strings exclusively for a very long time on an American Standard Strat, '73 tele and an original Epiphone Sheraton and never had a problem with the intonation! They have excellent tone and very, very seldom if ever, break and I am pretty rough on my strings at times.

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      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Something's wrong with them!

      By boomer

      from florida panhandle

      Comments about Dean Markley 1972 Vintage Reissue Light Electric Guitar Strings 12-Pack:

      On every set the D string could not be intonated! I have been using Dean Markley Strings for 20 plus years. I think Dean Markley's other strings are great and I bought these because they seemed like a good deal but I have had to go out and buy separate D strings by other makers to replace the bad one because that one string is so out of tune it is un-usable. Dean Markley needs to fix this or take them off the market! I may even switch to another brand now after all these years if Dean Markley is going to put out junk like this!

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      Intonation Problems

      By Anonymous

      from Undisclosed

      Comments about Dean Markley 1972 Vintage Reissue Light Electric Guitar Strings 12-Pack:

      These strings sound ok but the low E will not intonate on any of my guitars. The A strings also has problems on some of my guitars. Only buy these strings if intonation is not impotant to you. Great price, bad strings!

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      5.0

      dm strings always satisfy!

      By Lar-6CLri

      from South Florida

      Comments about Dean Markley 1972 Vintage Reissue Light Electric Guitar Strings 12-Pack:

      I am long time user of Markley strings...they never fail to do the job. I use these (.11 1st) on my Strat as well as on on an acoustic electric that I tend to play pretty agressively...more like an electric than an acoustic. Either way/instrument, intonation is always spot on, even after after detunes, lots of bends and pulls, whammy dive bombing, etc. (I can be borderline abusive). My sound is never compromised and is lively and warm after many gigs.

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      5.0

      Great buy on strings.

      By guitar player 99944

      from San Jose, Ca

      Comments about Dean Markley 1972 Vintage Reissue Light Electric Guitar Strings 12-Pack:

      I bought the 1972 12 pack because of the price. It was a great deal and I go through a lot of strings. I was very happy with the tone and the feel of these strings. I remembered the yellow stickers and was glad to see those still in the pack. I would definitely buy these again.

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      1.0

      The worst strings ever. AVOID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      By Boris-Oe3zc

      from Seattle

      Comments about Dean Markley 1972 Vintage Reissue Light Electric Guitar Strings 12-Pack:

      Avoid these strings like the plague!! They are NOTHING at all like the classic "yellow label" Dean Markley. I used the original versions of these strings avidly in the 1970's and 1980's. Was most excited to learn they were "reissued" that I bought 12 sets. EVERY single high E has snapped at the ball end after only a few bends and the wound strings will not intonate. Showed them to a local luthier and he couldn't believe what garbage these are. Also wrote Dean Markley at their website and no reply. BOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!

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