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Elixir Medium Polyweb Banjo Strings  

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Elixir

Defeat the gunk factor!

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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 Polyweb Banjo Strings are covered with an ultrathin, space-age polymer tube that contacts the string on the tops of the windings only. This leaves the all-important winding-to-winding-to-core space free from the fear of the enemies of tone!

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


Get more mileage from your strings! Order a set of Elixirs today!

 
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ElixirMedium Polyweb Banjo Strings
 
4.8

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

  • Consistent (5)
  • Good tone (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts (4)
    • Practicing (4)
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    4.0

    Smooth and consistent

    By bluegrass in the blood

    from Carver MN

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Elixir Medium Polyweb Banjo Strings:

      I got these because my previous strings were not in-tune up the neck after only 6 months of moderate playing. (I capo a lot) These strings sound good and feel very smooth on the fingerpicks. I just got them a week ago so I don't know about their longevity but they feel durable. I'll wait a few months to see if they deliver on the "3-5x longer" claim.

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      5.0

      great sound as usual

      By luke

      from hays, ks

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Elixir Medium Polyweb Banjo Strings:

        I would prefer the light to the medium but I wanted to make sure they didn't break. Great sound and durable. I put elixirs on all by stringed instruments and was glad to see they had banjo strings. Everyone should try elixers at least once.

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        5.0

        Pending Delivery

        By Banjo Bing

        from Hoot n' Holler, Ky.

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Elixir Medium Polyweb Banjo Strings:

          I'll let you know after I string up. I have used Elixir before, though, and they are good strings.

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great strings!

          By banjoman93

          from Ohio

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Elixir Medium Polyweb Banjo Strings:

            I put these strings on my old Alvarez back in December and they still sound the same as when they were brand new! Every time I play my banjo, I'm surprised at how much life and volume comes from the strings, considering that they are 8 months old! They may be more expensive than your standard strings but they last way longer. Plus, the sound is clear, without any ringing that you get from some strings. These strings are definately worth the extra few bucks!

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            5.0

            The best I have found

            By Telereactor

            from Kentucky

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            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Elixir Medium Polyweb Banjo Strings:

                I have tried many types of banjo strings. These by far surpass all of them. They have an amazing sound and long life. These strings are undoubtedly worth the price.

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                (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                fantastic strings

                By boone steward

                from Alabama

                Comments about Elixir Medium Polyweb Banjo Strings:

                after going thru so many boxes of light and medium strings i have finally found a set that blowed me away with RICH bluegrass sound. they tune easy and hold the tune. they are well worth the money and they also do not tear up the tips of your chording fingers. Well done Elixer

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