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DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings   

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Gauges 10-14-22-30-38-48. Rare Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings are a departure from the standard, good-quality bronze string currently availa...Read More

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Tired of everyday strings? You need Rare tone.

Gauges 10-14-22-30-38-48. Rare Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings are a departure from the standard, good-quality bronze string currently available--not necessarily better, but possessing a new, different, and stronger voice. Hand-carved archtops, dreadnoughts, and good steel string acoustic guitars of rosewood, maple, and mahogany benefit from a distinct improvement in tone, depth, and sustain with a fatter, louder sound and a deeper bottom.

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  • Gauges 10-14-22-30-38-48
  • Stronger voice
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DR StringsRare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.8

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (8)
  • Consistent (4)
  • Long life (4)
  • Well built / quality (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (5)
  • Concerts (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

OK, So I'm different.

Okay. I do things a little differently sometimes. I have an Ovation 1778 Elite with a maple neck very similar to an electric neck. So I decided to string it like an electric....Read complete review

Okay. I do things a little differently sometimes. I have an Ovation 1778 Elite with a maple neck very similar to an electric neck. So I decided to string it like an electric. I put a set of DR 10's strings on it and replaced the wound third with a plain .018 string. Wow! This is a fun guitar to play! I'm mostly an electric guy but lately I've been playing the Ovation at home almost exclusively. There is a whole new set of lead sounds available to me and the strings sound great for flat pickin'. I'm a DR fan anyway. They are just great strings. I am really suprized at the fulness of these light strings. Try DR, you'll be glad you did.

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Lacking

I'll be going back to my Martin Marquis's.

I'll be going back to my Martin Marquis's.

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5.0

20 years and counting

By 

from Ashland, Ohio

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

  • I Have Never Experienced

Best Uses

  • Concerts

Comments about DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings:

In over 50 years of playnig I have never found a better string than DR. I have always used the medium gauge however due to some arthritis developing in my left index finger I have switched to light gauge to see if it can help. I have never been careful about changing strings and the DR strings last a long time. I change strings once or twice a year. I play a lot and a year is too long. I would not recomment anyone wait that long as the strings, any strings, will get to sounding dull. I use acoustic strings but have a fishman pickup installed in my guitar. I have only played one gig since putting on the light gauge strings and playing thump style the bottom end seems to suffer a little so I have to come up with some adjustments like pidking harder with my thump pick. I haven,t used any other strings than DR for the past 20 years. They are definately the best.

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5.0

Great Strings for My Martin

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from Vancouver, WA

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      What is not to love about these strings, they are bright, give you a rich tone and seem to last longer that some of the more generic brands I occasionally buy from.

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      4.0

      good strings

      By 

      from BURNET TEXAS

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Good Tone

      Cons

      • Litter Darker Than My Dr
      • Little Darker Than My Dr
      • None

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings good strings. I think they will be a hit when people discover them. A Luther turned me own to them after doing a set up on my 1980 custom deluxe ovation. The strings resonate better than my D'Addario strings. Santa bough me a DRS1 for Christmas which has Martin SP 7100 Phosphor Bronze Lifespan Coated Acoustic Strings Light, and I will replace them after I play them for a while.

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      3.0

      Lacking

      By 

      from Zimmerman, MN

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          I'll be going back to my Martin Marquis's.

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          OK, So I'm different.

          By 

          from Birmingham, Al

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Gigging
          • Practicing

          Comments about DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          Okay. I do things a little differently sometimes. I have an Ovation 1778 Elite with a maple neck very similar to an electric neck. So I decided to string it like an electric. I put a set of DR 10's strings on it and replaced the wound third with a plain .018 string. Wow! This is a fun guitar to play! I'm mostly an electric guy but lately I've been playing the Ovation at home almost exclusively. There is a whole new set of lead sounds available to me and the strings sound great for flat pickin'. I'm a DR fan anyway. They are just great strings. I am really suprized at the fulness of these light strings. Try DR, you'll be glad you did.

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          .Great strings

          By 

          from Greenfield, IN

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Practicing

          Comments about DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          I normally change my guitar strings every 4 to 6 weeks. I've been trying different brands in order to save money. I put on a set of DR RPL10's 3 months ago and they are still just like the day I put them on. DR is now my string of choice.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great strings

          By 

          from NC

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          Ask me a question

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Play
          • Excellent Volume
          • Good Tone
          • Punchy And Bright

          Cons

          • None yet

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Gigs
          • Practicing

          Comments about DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          My guitar is exceptionally warm sounding and I was using Martin Silk & Phosphors. These DR's brought my guitar to life. Bigger sound with added brightness (but not TOO bright). Big, punchy sound. Only been on for a few days so I can't speak to consistancy on longevity yet but the tone is EXACTLY what I was looking for. I have found the perfect strings for my Larrivee L.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Pretty good strings

          By 

          from Virginia

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Tone
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              This is the first time i've bought these string and i've enjoyed it. It's tone sound a little richer than the one's i generally use.

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best Strings Around!

              By 

              from Ann Arbor, Michigan

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Good Tone

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

                Comments about DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                I've been playing guitar for a few years now, and have tried quite a few strings. These DR Rares are by far the best! When I first started to buy them about a year ago, I definitely noticed they were great! It wasn't until recently, however that I noticed they were the best. The other day ago I put some D'addarios on my guitar. In comparison to the DR's they are awful! I can't believe it! My expensive guitar actually sounds as bad as a first act now! I can't wait to get my next pack of DR's so my guitar sounds great again. These are a must have!

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                (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Music company owner

                Comments about DR Strings Rare Phosphor Bronze Lite Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                I would never go back to any other string company. Dr Strings are the best.

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