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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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ElixirPolyweb Acoustic Light Strings
 
4.5

(based on 112 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (89)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (28)
  • Long life (24)
  • Consistent (23)
  • Well built / quality (20)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (21)
  • Concerts (20)
  • Back-up (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (18), Novice (7), Professional musician (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

Simply the best.

By Capt. Ron

from Stuart, FL

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

  • Price

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • Gigging

Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

I bought a new Martin GPCPA1 Plus and loved the sound when I bought it. For the first time in years I wanted to try strings other than Elixir. I bought at least twenty sets of other brands. Before I could buy any more I ran out and had two sets of old Elixir's left. I put them on and strummed my guitar. Immediately I remembered why I have been a faithful Elixir user for the last twenty years. My hunt for the best sounding strings is over.

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5.0

Best strings available.

By Wade

from Phoenix AZ

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

    I've been using these strings since they first came out. I like them so much that I don't use any other strings.

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    5.0

    awesome strings

    By toby

    from pa

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

      Elixir strings on my Taylor guitars.

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      5.0

      Excellent Sounding Strings

      By Samuel

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

      I plan on doing some home recording.
      These Strings have a nice warm tone. Excellent !

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      5.0

      I recommend these guys.

      By Larry

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

      Great price, fast shipping. I'm well pleased with Musicians Friend. I will shop here again.

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      4.0

      A+! Perfect strings at the perfect price!

      By Rusty

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

      Lovely strings! Sounds amazing, lasts forever. Medium gauge has slightly more body but brutal on my fingers after a couple hours. Won't use any other acoustic strings!
      Best pricing around only at Musicians Friend!

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      5.0

      Incredibe strings

      By Richard

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

      I've been playing professionally for over 50 years and have used many brands of acoustic and electric strings. Elixir strings have bright, even tone across the range of highs and lows and keep that tone over many hours of playing. After years of using Elixir Polyweb strings I'm still amazed at how long they last, retain tone and stay in tune.

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      3.0

      Not sure

      By Mon

      from Michigan

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

      Had a small hole on the body

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      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Didn't like.

      By Kenneth

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

      Didn't like.

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      4.0

      Great strings.

      By Scott

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Elixir Polyweb Acoustic Light Strings:

      Great strings, what else can I say?

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