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Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Medium Light Acoustic Guitar Strings  

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Aluminum Bronze Acoustic Strings feature more projection and clarity than traditional bronze strings, while also providing improved corrosion resista...Read More

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Corrosion resistant with more projection and clarity than traditional bronze strings.

Aluminum Bronze Acoustic Strings feature more projection and clarity than traditional bronze strings, while also providing improved corrosion resistance. Aluminum Bronze Acoustic Strings are made with Ernie Ball Maraging Steel hex cores and Aluminum Bronze wrap wire which provide more pronounced lows coupled with crisp brilliant highs.

Made from a blend of copper and aluminum specifically tailored for acoustic guitar strings.

Medium Light Guages .012, .016, .024, .032, .044, and .054.


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Ernie BallAluminum Bronze Medium Light Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.9

(based on 7 reviews)

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  • Good tone (5)

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      5.0

      My new favorite

      By IrishinCT

      from Stafford Springs, CT

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Medium Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          I play mainly fingerstyle using a thumb pick and reinforced fingernails. These strings are very responsive. I love the sweetness of the highs and the lows and mids are very balanced. These strings have lasted a little longer than my usual sets and stay in tune nicely. I love the sound and durability enough to change from the strings I have played for 20 years. Would love them even more if they were a little cheaper!

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          5.0

          You NEED to try these !!!

          By Lucky Man

          from Bluegrass State

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Clarity And Volume
          • Harmonics And Sustain
          • Very Musical

          Cons

          • Choose A Pick Carefully

          Best Uses

            Comments about Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Medium Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            REALLY LIKE THESE STRINGS !!!

            Now that these have "settled in" I like them even more.

            You gotta try different picks with these strings.
            They respond to pick changes more than any other strings I have tried.

            Did the Elixir thing for a while and got tired of the "shed" of the poly's.
            Then went to Nano's and I do like them too.
            D'Addarios and DR Sunbeams are good too.

            Hopefully these will live up to the billing in longevity.

            Very "open" sound under the pick.
            Good finger picking, not great.

            Overall I believe I have found THE string set !!!

            Very Happy with these and will DEFINITELY buy more for my Blueridge BR 60.

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            5.0

            Wow! They Live Up To The Hype!

            By captacoustic

            from RI

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Medium Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              I'm shocked at how good these strings made my Gibson Jackson Browne sound!

              I've played guitar over forty years and have mostly used D'Addarios. These are the first Ernie Ball strings I've tried. They clearly made my guitar sound louder, clearer, fuller and all-around better! Not sure what all the 'aluminum' thing is about, but hearing is believing.

              I'm not sure how they will sound on a brighter guitar, as my JB is a dark sounding one. But I'll soon find out; I bought five more sets for my other guitars!

              My advice? Buy some and try some!

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              5.0

              Give Them A Try!

              By thejaplace

              from Tucson, AZ

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Easy Install
              • Good Tone
              • Low "noise"
              • Nice Feel

              Cons

              • None yet

              Best Uses

              • Heavy Strumming
              • Practicing
              • Rythme

              Comments about Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Medium Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              I have had these strings for about a week, so keep that in mind. However, I believe you can judge most strings with only 1 week's time, and these have been great.

              Replaced my Elixir Phosphor Bronze on my Taylor 814ce with these, and I do not regret it.

              You really don't know until you try, and these are definitely a repeat purchase for me.

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              5.0

              Excellent Strings

              By Licketysplit

              from Houghton Lake Michigan

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Well balanced

              Cons

              • Slide Noise

              Best Uses

              • Plugged In

              Comments about Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Medium Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              Using these strings on my 814 Taylor. I have always been an Elixir guy, mainly because of the quiet finger slides for recording. I've only had these on for a couple days but they seem to be very resonant and the harmonics glisten. These strings sound better than the Elixir but the squeeks are annoying and require EQ to quiet.

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              4.0

              A nice alternative to phosphor bronze

              By OzelloPete

              from Ozello FL

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Good Tone
              • Reasonably priced

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

                Comments about Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Medium Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                I put these strings on my Santa Cruz 00 that had previously had Elixir phosphor bronze strings (my standard string of choice). I find the tone similar, but perhaps not quite as bright, which was a surprise based on the advertising. Still, they sound quite good and I'm pleased with them, given the price. Also, since they are packaged air-tight, they should have a very long shelf life. I plan on leaving a set in my gig bag as an emergency set. I want to try them on my OM next. While I may go back to phosphor bronze on the 00, I'm happy to have tried these - curious to see how long they last relative to coated strings.

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                5.0

                Jury's still out, but so far I like them

                By George in Austin

                from Austin, Texas

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Good Tone
                • Reasonably priced

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Medium Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                    Got my Ernie Ball Medium Light Aluminum Bronze strings yesterday and put them on my Martin D-35, They sounded great. I had D'Addarrio phorphor bronze medium gauge set on the guitar and they were due to be replaced, I was thinking of going to light gauge strings because of arthritis in my left hand, so when I was that the aluminum bronze strings were available I decided to buy a couple sets. I will have to play the guitar for a few more days to decide it they are better. The price is very good so it is worth anyone trying these strings without breaking his budget.

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