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Elixir Mandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040) 

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Don't let your bluegrass lose its twang.

Gauges 11-15-26-40.

Elixirs are the first major innovation in strings in over forty years and they deliver what they promise: great tone and long life no matter what you put them on or how often you play.

Elixir Nanoweb Mandolin Strings are covered with an ultrathin, space-age polymer tube that contacts the string on the tops of the windings only. They're coated with the patented Nanoweb technology. This leaves the all-important winding-to-winding-to-core space free from the enemies of tone!

Most players report that Elixir Strings keep sounding great 3 to 5 times longer than ordinary strings.

FEATURES
  • Gauges 11-15-26-40
  • Mandolin strings constructed with 80/20 (80% copper, 20% zinc) bronze wrap wire
  • Played for a bright, bell-like tone
  • Ultra-thin NANOWEB Coating provides a traditionally textured, “uncoated” feel 
  • Patented coating technology protects against common corrosion, extending tone life longer than any other brand’s coated or uncoated strings (Elixir Strings player survey) 
  • Coating also reduces finger squeak
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ElixirMandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040)
 
4.7

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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  • 4 Stars

     

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (13)
  • Good tone (13)
  • Long life (12)
  • Well built / quality (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (7)
  • Practicing (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (9), Novice (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

What a difference!!!

I had been playing Martin strings on an inexpensive Rogue mandolin. I was not happy with the tone of the instrument and was thinking of upgrading the mandolin. I first tried these strings and...Read complete review

I had been playing Martin strings on an inexpensive Rogue mandolin. I was not happy with the tone of the instrument and was thinking of upgrading the mandolin. I first tried these strings and I couldn't believe the difference. The tone was fantastic and the playability was great as well. Before you give up on your mandolin, give these strings a try. They are well worth the extra few bucks.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Wouldn't buy them again

They don't stay in tune. The G and D strings sound fuzzy.

They don't stay in tune. The G and D strings sound fuzzy.

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

What a difference!!!

By Special K Man

from San Antonio, TX

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Comments about Elixir Mandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040):

I had been playing Martin strings on an inexpensive Rogue mandolin. I was not happy with the tone of the instrument and was thinking of upgrading the mandolin. I first tried these strings and I couldn't believe the difference. The tone was fantastic and the playability was great as well. Before you give up on your mandolin, give these strings a try. They are well worth the extra few bucks.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great strings

By Dina Saucier

from Rome GA

Comments about Elixir Mandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040):

Fantastic
I have played for 3 years or so (I'm still very much a novice)
I got these strings for my Johnson mandolin I LOVE them they sound good and hold tune good as well... I would recommend them to everyone.... Great bang for your buck

(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Beautiful Tone!

By Alex-GCnBe

from Boston

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Comments about Elixir Mandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040):

I've always used Elixir strings for all my instruments, and when I went to re-string my Michael Kelly Legacy mandolin, I decided to go for something cheaper and get some martin strings. Huge mistake. As soon as I put them on, I was horrified and immediately ordered some Elixirs. These strings have a gorgeous bright tone, and don't lack any substance on the lower notes. They feel smooth as can be, and last for so long. Over all I would highly suggest you get Elixirs for any string instrument you own!

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very smooth

By ZachM

from Wisconsin

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Comments about Elixir Mandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040):

I bought this along with my Rogue RM-100A mandolin. While I didn't really dislike the sound that the original strings had, they were kinda abrasive for doing slides. These are much smoother.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

elixir mandolin strings - worth the price

By Joseph Barrett

from NJ

Comments about Elixir Mandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040):

Features? They're strings
Major improvement over the strings that were originally shipped on my Rogue mandolin (play guitar, got the Rogue mandolin to try it out w/o breaking the bank). They stay in tune longer and have a much brighter, fuller sound.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

musicman

By Musicman-OpzgA

from pulaski va.

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Comments about Elixir Mandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040):

great strings. I got so used to having that coating on my strings that when i put a set of my old standby's on, it felt like my fingers were sticking to the strings. I noticed that the rating on these string was kinda low and don't understand why. GREAT STRINGS.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Strings

By Wade

from Phoenix AZ

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Pros

  • All Around Use
  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong
  • Very bright

Cons

  • Need Polyweb Version

Best Uses

  • Good All Around Use

Comments about Elixir Mandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040):

I've used Elixir strings on my guitars from the beginning ( once they hit the correct coating). Now they are producing them for the Mandolin. I can only find them in the nanoweb for the Mandolin and hope they develops a polyweb version (which last longer) The Mandolin strings are very bright and do best on an instrument that is lower to mid range in tone. They work very well on my KM-1000.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Elixir's done it again!

By CountryBoyVa

from Suffolk, Va

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Comments about Elixir Mandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040):

I use elixir for all my instruments from my Breedlove acoustic to now my Mandolin. I've used other types of strings on my Mando but these are the best. Definitely worth purchasing they make my Epiphone sing. I'll never buy a different brand again.

 
4.0

They last a long time

By two eyed Biil

from Dahlonega, GA

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Elixir Mandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040):

      With a house full of stringed instruments, I pay a little extra to not have to change strings so often. These were for my sons mandolin and he likes them because they're a little easier on his fingers.

       
      5.0

      My wife loves these strings

      By 1954bassman

      from Hickory, NC

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts

        Comments about Elixir Mandolin Strings with NANOWEB Coating, Medium (.011-.040):

        Long lasting, great feeling strings that sound good.

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