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Martin M160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings   

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The good silver.

Gauges 28-32-40-30-35-43.

Martin M160 Silverplated Ball End High Tension Classic Guitar Strings are high-quality strings designed for daily use. Ball end. Silverplated winding resists corrosion has a longer life, is easier on the fingers, and has a clear tone.

Martin classic guitar strings are wound to precise specifications. Core and wrap wires must meet strict requirements to make the grade.


Your strings are the origin of your sound. Commit to quality. Order now.

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MartinM160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings
 
4.1

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent Classical Strings

i own a lo-end classical guitar that i use for different songs & projects. I purchased these primarily for the ball ends as I don't like the idea of tying the ends. These...Read complete review

i own a lo-end classical guitar that i use for different songs & projects. I purchased these primarily for the ball ends as I don't like the idea of tying the ends. These strings made my guitar sound 100% better than the ones that came with the guitar. I plan on buying more of these & I also want to try the regular tension. Excellent Strings.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Worst Srtings EVER!

These are the worst sounding strings I've put on any of my guitars, ever! They only lasted a week and a half before the windings were coming off the D and A strings! ...Read complete review

These are the worst sounding strings I've put on any of my guitars, ever! They only lasted a week and a half before the windings were coming off the D and A strings! Perfect example of "you get what you pay for" Ugh!

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5.0

great strings

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By cptenaud

from Wisconsn

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Pros

  • Good Tone
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Martin M160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings:

    play very little classical or spanish. so i need strings to last long time without playing.

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    5.0

    Neat sounding strings

    By C the Player

    from Burbank, CA

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    Pros

    • Good Tone

    Cons

    • Breaks Easy

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Martin M160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings:

    Not your traditional nylon strings. Very full, bold sound. After less than a week of casual playing, one string snapped in the middle of the night. Not sure if this will be a regular thing with these strings or if it was a freak accident.

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    5.0

    Great Product

    By Jorge

    from Clovis, CA

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    Comments about Martin M160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings:

    Very good product.....the strings are great and the sound is wonderful,

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    5.0

    Good for Hybred classicals

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    By Doc

    from wisconsin

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    Pros

    • Good Tone
    • Most Like Steel Strings
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Hybred Nylon String Guita
      • Practicing

      Comments about Martin M160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings:

      I play a lot of steel string guitar and got a hybred nylon so that I could get a softer attack and more tone these strings do just that. I maintain the feel of a steel string and find a increase in volume a real plus. not recomended for a youth classical guitar beginner might be too tight.

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      5.0

      Good deal

      By Eman

      from Bklyn nyc

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      Comments about Martin M160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings:

      good deal as always n arrived quickly

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      5.0

      Excellent

      By Black Magik

      from Philadelphia, Pa

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Price
      • Quality
      • Tension

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • All

      Comments about Martin M160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings:

      Great strings and value. The tension is perfect. The packing and strings are execllent, as with all Martin prodicts.

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      5.0

      great sound easy install

      By timmeh tarzan

      from Los Osos

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      Pros

      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Martin M160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings:

          When you have guitars in every room in the house the classical strings need to string fast , the ball ends are great because there's not slippage like the traditional way great strings as allways

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          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Martin Hi Tansion M160 nylon guitar strings

          By Sam Yakley

          from NE Oklahoma

          Comments about Martin M160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings:

          These strings are like stringing your guitar with rubber bands. After a few weeks they are still stretching. Now the high E has broken while resting in the case. Apparently Martin is not into nylon strings very well. I'll not be buying any more of these.

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Best acoustics I've ever played

          By David Schmitt

          from Florida

          Comments about Martin M160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings:

          Definitely buying more, might give them away as Christmas presents this year. No kidding, that good. So, uh, if you get like 10 sets of strings in your stocking, you know who posted this review, guys ;-)
          Silver/nylon doesn't start looking "cruddy" as fast as phosphor-bronze/nylon and is easy on the fingers and smooth as silk,
          After a "normal" break in (put them on one day, brought just up to tune, left it alone until ready to play with it a few days later) they stretched very little after that, no more than "fresh" steel acoustic strings.
          Amazing price for such a great set of strings.

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          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Worst Srtings EVER!

          By Mat-wQdqN

          from Whitby

          Comments about Martin M160 Silverplated Ball-End High Tension Nylon Classic Guitar Strings:

          These are the worst sounding strings I've put on any of my guitars, ever! They only lasted a week and a half before the windings were coming off the D and A strings! Perfect example of "you get what you pay for" Ugh!

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