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Elixir Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053)   

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OVERVIEW

Balanced voice across all strings.

Strum confidently with the same premium acoustic guitar strings that experienced players worldwide trust to keep their incredible tone longer than any other string available.

Unlike other string brands, Elixir Strings coats the whole string. This protects not only the outer string surface but also the gaps between the windings where common tone-deadening gunk typically builds up in other brands’ coated and uncoated guitar strings. Anti-Rust Plating on plain steel strings ensures longer tone life for the entire set.

Who wouldn’t love more quality playing time between the hassle and cost of string changes?

Engineered to endure, these acoustic strings constructed with phosphor bronze wrap wire boast a dynamic balance of rich, full-bodied tone and sparkling high-end clarity. Compared to our original POLYWEB Coating, the ultra-thin NANOWEB coating allows a more traditionally textured, “uncoated” feel.

For a slicker, gentler feel, try a set of strings with their original POLYWEB Coating. The 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with POLYWEB Coating, for example, might be a good fit if you want a more robust and rounded tone. On the other end of the tone spectrum, Elixir's 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating deliver a brighter, crisper tone alongside the same traditional feel as these phosphor bronze strings.

Of course, the kind of string you play is all a matter of personal preference. Not sure what tone or feel is right for you? Try them out for yourself, and find your new favorite string from Elixir Strings. Jam on and on (and on) with the same premium electric bass guitar strings that experienced players worldwide trust to keep their incredible tone longer than any other string available.

Specially developed based on in-depth feedback from more than a thousand bass players just like you, Elixir Strings' tailor-made selection of bass strings proudly includes nickel-plated and stainless steel construction options, four-, five- and six-string sets, long and extra-long scales, and virtually every gauge range you could possibly need. All with their innovative string coating technology. And unlike other string brands, Elixir Strings coats the whole string. This protects not only the outer string surface but also the gaps between the windings where common tone-deadening gunk typically builds up in other brands’ coated and uncoated guitar strings.

Who wouldn’t love more quality playing time between the hassle and cost of string changes?

Premium by design, these electric bass guitar strings constructed with nickel-plated steel wrap wire boast a rich, rounded tone with incredible clarity and a heavy mid-range presence. Meanwhile, the ultra-thin NANOWEB Coating, redesigned specifically for bass guitars, allows a smooth, natural feel that also enhances grip and reduces finger squeak.

For a brighter bass tone, try our Stainless Steel Bass Strings with NANOWEB Coating.

Of course, the kind of string you play is all a matter of personal preference. Not sure what tone is right for you? Try them out for yourself, and find your new favorite string from Elixir Strings.

FEATURES
  • Gauges 013, .017, .025, .032, .042, .053
  • Acoustic guitar strings constructed with phosphor bronze wrap wire 
  • Played for a dynamic balance of rich, full-bodied tone and sparkling high-end clarity 
  • 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) 
  • America’s #1 acoustic guitar string brand – MI SalesTrak (US $ Vol)

Order a few packs to always keep your guitar sounding fresh.

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ElixirPhosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053)
 
4.9

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (25)

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    (3)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (23)
  • Consistent (21)
  • Long life (20)
  • Well built / quality (14)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (15)
  • Concerts (12)
  • Back-up (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (14), Professional musician (7), Novice (4)

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent strings of course.

By Lytning Bill

from Lake Villa, Illinois

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Elixir Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053):

    Gigging in bars and charity events as an acoustic rock duo.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Use nothing else for your Taylor mini GS

    By Ace Rimmer

    from St. Louis, MO

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balanced
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Elixir Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053):

        The factory strings on my Taylor mini GS got crummy from use so I tried some 80/20 Bronze Ernie Ball acoustic strings and they made the guitar sound like a cheap cardboard toy. I found out that Taylor specifically uses and recommends Elixir strings for this guitar. As soon as the new set was on the Taylor sounded like a choir of angels again!

         
        5.0

        Changed the sound of my guitar.

        By Ronaldo

        from Norwalk, CA

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Elixir Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053):

            Elixir strings were recommended to me by my friend and Elixir artist Mike Eldred. These strings have totally changed the way my guitar (old Fender) sounds. It's got a much nicer low end, the high end is bright but not "twangy" and I can play louder without fret buzz. Another plus is I've had these strings on for about two months and the sound has hardly changed.

             
            5.0

            Great sounding strings

            By Gibson ES339

            from Cheyenne, WY

            About Me Experienced

            Ask me a question

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All uses
              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Elixir Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053):

              I use these strings on my Taylor 214ce and 614ce. They have a nice bell like tone with good sustain.

               
              5.0

              Elixir Strings for Taylor Guitars

              By weekend warrior

              from Rochester, Michigan

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Elixir Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053):

                Excellent tone and durability and long life, what more do you need!

                 
                5.0

                I would buy these again

                By J D

                from Arkansas

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Elixir Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053):

                I put these strings on about 4 months ago and they still sound good.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                great strings for my acustic guitar

                By pawel

                from undisclosed

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Elixir Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053):

                great service, fast delivery.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I will be using these on my Taylor from now on.

                By Kevin

                from undisclosed

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Elixir Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053):

                My Taylor 914CE came with these strings on it and Taylor recommended using them. When it came time to restring the guitar, I put on some Martin extra lights as that is what I have been using for several years on other guitars. I have gone back to the Elixirs. They have a good feel when playing and overall better sound. Really beefy on the low end. Also, when they advertise them as long life, they really are.

                 
                5.0

                this is the only strings i use.

                By Lee

                from Oneida TN.

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Elixir Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053):

                  I use Elixir light to med gauge. i love the tone,long life and ive been using them for 2 years now and i've tried other strings but the Elixir strings are the best in my book.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  My only choice

                  By Michael

                  from undisclosed

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Elixir Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings with NANOWEB Coating, HD Light (.013-.053):

                    The only strings I use on all of my guitars. I can get 2 to 3 months off of a set depending on use. Amazing sound, especially on my Taylor and Takemine!

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