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GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light

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Gauges: 9.5-11-12-20-9.5. J.D. Crowe understands what makes quality banjo tone. With stainless steel winding, these signature banjo strings take your...Click To Read More About This Product

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Proudly endorsed by one of the finest bluegrass players in the world!

Gauges: 9.5-11-12-20-9.5. J.D. Crowe understands what makes quality banjo tone. With stainless steel winding, these signature banjo strings take your 5-string banjo a step closer to professional tone.


Bring your banjo to life with J.D.'s Signature strings! Call or click to order now.

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GHSJ. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light
 
4.8

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (10)
  • Consistent (9)
  • Long life (7)
  • Well built / quality (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (9)
  • Back-up (8)
  • Concerts (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (6), Novice (5)

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(7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

GHS JD Crowe's: A Clear Winner

By cmanmt

from IN

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Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

Folk's, I've tried many brands and gauges of banjo strings, but the strings that I've found to be superior to all the rest are GHS JD Crowe's. As far as tone, clarity, playability and longevity go, there just isn't anything better out there. Everybody has their own gauge preference, but I like the lights. The 11 and 12 gauged 2nd and 3rd really allow you to do some bending.Definitely the best banjo strings on the market in my opinion.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great strings for your banjo.

By rljmusic13

from In a trailer park by a cornfield in Iowa

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Verified Buyer

Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

I started using these strings a few years back.I have been using GHS strings on my electric guitars since the 70's. I use GHS strings on about everything I play. I like how GHS strings last. This J D Crowe set has a good feel and tone for me that I like. GHS strings will last a long time and for those who are familiar with bluegrass music know that you need strings that will be tough enough to handle all those all night jam sessions at festivals. Some jam sessions start early in the evening and go till the sun comes up the next morning. This is a testing ground for strings and so far GHS is the one brand that can handle what I put em through. For normal playing, you will get great tone from these strings on any banjo.

 
5.0

Top notch quality

By none

from Valparaiso, IN.

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup

    Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

    On U tube they say this brand is very good quality. They were right. I broke a couple of strings trying to get banjo in tune. Glad I had some extra strings handy.

     
    5.0

    been using these for years

    By no nickname

    from Iaeger wv

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

      been playing these for years,good tone.

       
      5.0

      Excellent as usual

      By Mike

      from Oak ridge TN

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

        I have used these strings for years. I always recommend them to my banjo students. Excellent tone and sustainability.

         
        5.0

        My go to strings...

        By Bob

        from NY NY

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Practicing

          Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

          I've tried most other brands and gauges and these are what I buy for all my banjos.

           
          4.0

          awesome strings

          By zeke

          from Florida

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Practicing

            Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

            Nice strings soft tone easy on the fingers

             
            5.0

            Would buy again

            By Mike

            from Oak ridge TN

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            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

              Great tone from low to high notes..

               
              4.0

              Good Strings

              By Mountain Banjo Woman

              from Cumberland County, PA

              About Me Novice

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              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Practicing

                Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

                The strings were great -- however, the middle G string was a little too light for me - I didn't get the "sound" I wanted. I ended up putting another slightly heavier G string on from another set and that worked for me. I like the rest of the strings and will probably order a different arrangement of weights next time.

                 
                5.0

                THe perfect banjo string.

                By Harleymichaeld

                from BE Arkansas

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                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life
                • Not too loud
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

                  I had used several different brands of strings. I have a friend that plays professionally and he told me about these. My banjo has never sounded better.

                   
                  5.0

                  I'll be back!

                  By Bill

                  from Darlington, Md

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Great Prices And Service

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Practicing

                    Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

                    I enjoy just browsing, not to mention great prices and quick service.

                     
                    5.0

                    Good sound...Time will tell...

                    By The J-Man

                    from Palm Coast Fl

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                    Pros

                    • Brighter With More Punch
                    • Good Tone

                    Cons

                    • None at this time

                    Best Uses

                    • Just Started With Banjo
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

                    I have only play less than a year, but after changing the strings, the J.D. Crowe strings appear th have a brighter sound with a little more Punch...Time will tell...

                     
                    5.0

                    preferred banjo strings

                    By Robert

                    from MO

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                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tone
                    • Long Life
                    • Strong

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about GHS J. D. Crowe Studio Signature 5-String Banjo Strings Light:

                        My preferred set of strings.

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