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Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings 

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The 80/20 sound made mellower.

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Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood Acoustic Guitar Strings are crafted from 80% copper, 20% zinc wire wrapped around a nylon core for a mellower sound. These strings also lessen tension making instruments easier to play.

All Ernie Ball strings are precision manufactured to the highest standards and most exacting specs to assure consistency, optimum performance, and long life.


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Ernie Ball2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.7

(based on 13 reviews)

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  • Consistent (5)

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5.0

Mellow Out An Overly Bright Guitar

By rokdog49

from Ohio

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Pros

  • Change Your Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

    I bought a set of these on a recommendation of a friend. I have a Taylor 114e which is a very bright Grand Auditorium style guitar. I like the guitar but I wanted to mellow it out a bit. These strings gave the guitar more bass, smoother mids and a warmer tone overall, big difference. I still have the Taylor punch but it the strings tamed the brightness and now my Taylor just growls...and they are easier to play!

     
    4.0

    Reduced tension without sacraficing tone!

    By sommortyme

    from San Francisco

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing
      • strings for vintage guitar-almost 50 year old

      Comments about Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      Wanted to try and see if I could reduce tension on the neck without sacrificing tone, voice clarity. I was using 80/20 bronze-steell extra light. These sounded terrible right out of the packs, but have steadily improved. It's been a week and they are sweet without the twanginess of the extra lights.

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      4.0

      Nice if you look for a soft feel

      By Gerardo1000

      from Rochester Hills, MI

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      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

        These are nice strings if you are looking for easy to play strings. They give the guitar a warm tone although a bit "muffled", but I think that this is peculiar to all silk and steel strings, not only to Ernie Ball. They do no last long.

         
        5.0

        Awesome strings.

        By Fastbleck

        from Rochester , ny

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Feels great , softer than other strings
        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          I use elixirs nanowebs and these strings imop have better tone and feel a lot better on the fingers.

           
          5.0

          Great for senior hands

          By Rick

          from Fenwick Island DE

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          • Consistent
          • Good Tone

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              Comments about Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              Great strings for senior hands

               
              4.0

              These Seem Fine

              By Gene B

              from Central PA

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              • Good Tone

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                • Practicing

                Comments about Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                First time with these. I was looking for a bronze silk and steel for a concert sized Breedlove that had become more difficult to play. This makes it easier and the tone in fine. We'll see how they last.

                 
                5.0

                "Sounds Like A Different Guitar"

                By KatDaddy 55

                from West Des Moines IA

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                Pros

                • Good Tone

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                    Picked up a set at a local store on the recommendation of the clerk. My non-musician wife immediately noticed the improved tone of my Carvin Cobalt mahogany flat-top with these strings

                     
                    4.0

                    Good strings for old hands

                    By Rick

                    from Fenwick Island DE

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                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tone

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                        Comments about Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                        Good strings for older hands without great loss in tone.

                         
                        5.0

                        Ernie Ball Silk & Steel : Great Strings!

                        By Diff

                        from Vermont

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                        • Good Tone

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                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                          I bought these for my son's Ibanez acoustic ... to improve playability with less tension. The 11's fixed the issue. They have a smooth feel and good mellow tone. The bass strings are nylon wrapped in zinc and fret easy. He digs them, and we plan on re-stringing with another set when it's time.

                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Finger Pickers Rejoice!!

                          By TravisPicker40

                          from Lancaster, PA

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                          Pros

                          • Consistent
                          • Good Tone

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Finger-picking
                            • Small Body Guitars

                            Comments about Ernie Ball 2045 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                            I picked up an Epiphone Masterbilt EF-500R last year as I was starting to do a lot more finger picking. For 15 years I had been a straight strummer and always had dreadnaughts. Since I got the Epi (which is an OM size) I was struggling to settle on the right strings. I use nothing but D'Addario EXP's on my other guitars. I just couldn't get the sound and more importantly the feel I wanted for my playing style, which is mainly bare finger travis picking. I stumbled on these strings and gave them a try. My search is over... These strings are so subtle and have such great tone. They give you the soft feel of silk & steel while still giving you the definition of 80/20 bronze. I can't speak to longevity yet, I doubt they will last as long as the D'Addario EXP's, but I am more than willing to make that trade because of the sound and feel. Kudos to Ernie Ball for making some great strings!

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