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Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings  

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Gauges 12-16-24-32-42-53.Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Guitar Strings are the first major innovation in strings in over forty years, and deliver what they ...Read More

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Clear, bright tone and easy playing with enough tension to get the most out of your flattop.

Gauges 12-16-24-32-42-53.

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

Elixir 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.

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At this price, you can afford a handful. Put some in the cart. It's not like you won't use 'em.

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Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings

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ElixirPolyweb Acoustic Light Strings
 
4.5

(based on 92 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (73)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (18)
  • Consistent (16)
  • Long life (14)
  • Well built / quality (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (13)
    • Concerts (10)
    • Back-up (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (12), Novice (6)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    best string

    I use to break the G string like everyone else but recently I bought a CA model GX and not only did I not break any strings, I played 8 three hour gigs, inside...Read complete review

    I use to break the G string like everyone else but recently I bought a CA model GX and not only did I not break any strings, I played 8 three hour gigs, inside and outside in Louisiana (and I play pretty hard)and didn't even have to tune it! It's the most amazing combination of guitar and strings I've ever seen! The tone lasts longer than any other coated string on the planet!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    What is Polyweb anyways!?!?!

    So I've been deployed in Afghnistan for a little while now and there's not a whole lot to do but play some good ol' guitar ok? So I had my "el...Read complete review

    So I've been deployed in Afghnistan for a little while now and there's not a whole lot to do but play some good ol' guitar ok? So I had my "el cheapo" acoustic sent to me along with a set of these strings. Let me tell you first that they DO sound amazing. I won't lie there, BUT...I don't know if it's because I have small hands or what, but these things felt like rebar, and I usually play heavier gauges than this on my electrics!! I could barely get the E string to bend 1 octave, and YES I did stretch them. I did that for 2 weeks everytime I broke out the guitar. And another thing, that Polyweb stuff is a joke. I use plain-jane Fender medium picks and that Polyweb stuff peeled off every the pick strikes the strings!! And well, this is my fault, so I can't blame Elixir, but I went to Drop C earlier today and as I tuning back up to Standard, I took the G string up MAYBE 1/2 a step and as I reached for the tuner it popped. And no, I didn't bring it up too fast, I dunno what happened. I think I'll go with Dean Markley next time, sorry. I just don't like plastic stuff flaking off my strings all the time, it looks like crap.

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    5.0

    Good sounding strings

    By JB

    from Frankfort, KY

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

        Nice sounding strings. Seems to last a couple months longer than regular strings and still keep their sound. I try to play at least 2 hours a day and these strings stay in tune and sound good for about 2 to 3 months longer than your normal strings.

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        5.0

        Pleased with the ease of service

        By Jim

        from Ferdinand, In

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

            Pleased with my experience in ordering this product.

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            5.0

            Best strings yet!

            By Howie

            from Florissant , Mo.

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            Pros

            • Good Tone

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts

              Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

              These elixir strings sounds the best on my ovation adamas 2080 es guitar,have tried other strains but none seem to come up to the speed of these strings as for as I am concerned these are the only strings that is made....just my opinion.!

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              5.0

              Best strings I have found

              By Howie

              from Florissant , Mo.

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              Pros

              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

              • The Only Stringsovation

              Best Uses

              • Haven't Found Any Better

              Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

              The are the best strings I have found for my ovation Adamas 2080 es guitar....!

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              5.0

              Very warm sounding and smooth

              By Acts2:38

              from Grove City, Ohio

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              Pros

              • Good Tone

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

              I will continue to use these on my acoustic as well as my electric guitars.

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              5.0

              The Best strings ever at any price..

              By Ray

              from Atlanta, Georgia

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              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

                Musician's Friend once again delivers a good product at a fair price.

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                4.0

                Nice Strings

                By J Straw

                from Peterborough, NH

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Easy To Play
                • Long Life

                Cons

                • Not As Loud As Std 8020

                Best Uses

                • Practicing

                Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

                I like the feel and tone but the volume and punch of a Bronze 80/20 just isn't there but these last so much longer. It's a trade off I guess.

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                5.0

                Go with the Polyweb

                By Mr Cliff

                from Shelby Twp, MI

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                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts

                  Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

                  They make my low end Taylor sound even better.

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                  5.0

                  Best strings for my Adamas 2080 es ovati

                  By Howie

                  from Florissant , Mo.

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Best Sonding Strings
                  • Consistent
                  • Good sound
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Lead Rythem
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

                  I have used another brand of strings for my ovation Adamas 2080 ES guitar
                  But took them off, because the sound was not what I was looking for..
                  I put the prolly web elixir strings on and....yaaaa that is what I am looking for
                  Great strings..!

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                  5.0

                  Simply Brilliant

                  By ArcadeShrimp

                  from Brawley, CA

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing
                    • Studio

                    Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

                    These Strings are just great. I replaced the ernie balls that i had on my Dean with these and everything felt and sounded right. when i tested them under mics they lived up to their vivid bright sound. All in all, when buying acoustic strings, im sticking to these polywebs and not looking back

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