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Martin M400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings  

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Gauges 10-14-24-34.Martin M400 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings are made from 80/20 composition alloy to give brilliance, clarity, and longevity of soun...Read More

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Brilliant sound and excellent longevity.

Gauges 10-14-24-34.

Martin M400 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings are made from 80/20 composition alloy to give brilliance, clarity, and longevity of sound. The bronze winding is ideally suited for making strings that have deep, rich basses and clear, bright trebles.

Martin strings are high-quality strings designed for daily use. Core and wrap wires must meet strict requirements to make the grade. Martin mandolin strings are wound to precise specifications.


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MartinM400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings
 
3.6

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (9)
  • Good tone (9)
  • Well built / quality (6)
  • Long life (4)

Cons

  • Breaks easy (3)

Best Uses

  • Concerts (6)
  • Practicing (6)
  • Back-up (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (6), Novice (3), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great strings for the money

I can't say enough about these strings. I don't understand the other reviewer's issues with these strings. I repair a lot of a-style or campfire mandolins, and every single mandolin that leaves my...Read complete review

I can't say enough about these strings. I don't understand the other reviewer's issues with these strings. I repair a lot of a-style or campfire mandolins, and every single mandolin that leaves my shop sports a set of these strings. I have yet to have any issues or any negative feedback about them. I also use them on my own A-style mandolin, and have never had an issue with them myself. They last as long as any other mandolin string that I know of. Are there better strings out there? Probably, but for the price, and as many as I purchase, I am not complaining, nor do I feel the need to have to try out other strings. Do I have any comparison, yes, as I do tend to try other strings out to look for the best possible sound for my own instrument, but these work great, and I feel no need to look any further for anything better.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

i would not put my name on the box

ok these strings have the martin name on the box,and they say they go thru strict standards,believe me when i say that is not true,,these are the worst strings i have...Read complete review

ok these strings have the martin name on the box,and they say they go thru strict standards,believe me when i say that is not true,,these are the worst strings i have ever seen,,the end loop on the e strings was very large when i got them as a strung the instrument i found out why,,you tune them up and the sound just keeps going lower,this is because the loop is getting looser and looser and then it comes right out,i went thru 4 sets and everyone had the same thing happen,,i went thru 4 sets because i took pics of the problem and a video to show how careful i was stringing the mando,,and sent them to martin customer service,,i have 4 more sets that i will be doing a youtube video with,i have been playing for almost 30 yr's and have 6 guitars 2 mando's a banjo and bass,,,i know how to set up and play many instruments and worked as an intrument tech for yr's in oklahoma,my wife play's mando and my 4 children play guitars mando's and fiddle's,and i have taught many people to play,,so i hope you get the fact i know what im doing here,,martin please we respect and love the name martin in america to drop the ball on something like this is just terrible,,fix the problem please,the end loop is not far enough into the windings on these strings,dont waste your money,,"martin company" whats going on here will you soon become "wal-martin"with these cheap vendors making your strings and guitars

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5.0

pro sound

By MeBe

from Up state N.Y.

About Me Professional Musician

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing
    • Recording

    Comments about Martin M400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings:

    good strings, if you play a lot change your strings get the best sound from your musical investment

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Martin Mandolin Strings

    By Ron Gatlin

    from Michigan

    About Me Novice

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Price
    • Good Quality
    • Good Tone
    • Strong

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Learning
    • Practicing

    Comments about Martin M400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings:

    These strings brought new life to my mandolin. Easy on the fingers, ring out nice and bright.

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    1.0

    don't judge a book by it's cover

    By pattybd8

    from pittsburgh, pa

    Pros

      Cons

      • Breaks Easy

      Best Uses

        Comments about Martin M400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings:

        i chose this brand because of the martin reputation...but both e strings broke while restringing..now i have to buy a whole new set..very poor quality

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        5.0

        strings for a 58 years young Martin 2-15

        By none. We have real names.

        from Houston, Texas

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts

          Comments about Martin M400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings:

          The delivery was excellent, the cost was very good, the strings were all checked with a micrometer before instsllation (we do that on all instruments)and this insures string tension to be suitable.

          We have 8 vintge mandolins (5 Martins, a Tonelli, a Midland and an Osborn). Two have been brought back from the grave, quite literally. All are diffferent in volume and sound, mellow to bright.

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          1.0

          i would not put my name on the box

          By just me and my guitar

          from michigan

          About Me Experienced

          Ask me a question

          Pros

          • Good Tone

          Cons

          • Breaks Easy

          Best Uses

            Comments about Martin M400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings:

            ok these strings have the martin name on the box,and they say they go thru strict standards,believe me when i say that is not true,,these are the worst strings i have ever seen,,the end loop on the e strings was very large when i got them as a strung the instrument i found out why,,you tune them up and the sound just keeps going lower,this is because the loop is getting looser and looser and then it comes right out,i went thru 4 sets and everyone had the same thing happen,,i went thru 4 sets because i took pics of the problem and a video to show how careful i was stringing the mando,,and sent them to martin customer service,,i have 4 more sets that i will be doing a youtube video with,i have been playing for almost 30 yr's and have 6 guitars 2 mando's a banjo and bass,,,i know how to set up and play many instruments and worked as an intrument tech for yr's in oklahoma,my wife play's mando and my 4 children play guitars mando's and fiddle's,and i have taught many people to play,,so i hope you get the fact i know what im doing here,,martin please we respect and love the name martin in america to drop the ball on something like this is just terrible,,fix the problem please,the end loop is not far enough into the windings on these strings,dont waste your money,,"martin company" whats going on here will you soon become "wal-martin"with these cheap vendors making your strings and guitars

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            Easy playing & affordable

            By james richmond

            from The Valley of Lost souls

            About Me Professional Musician

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Long Life

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Martin M400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings:

                I put these on older instruments that are not strong enough to handle heavier strings. They sound good and play easy.

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                5.0

                Easy Playing

                By MercenaryMusician

                from Raleigh, NC

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Martin M400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings:

                  These are my preferred string on my 1897 Washburn Bowl Back Mandolin. Excellent tone and playability.

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  5.0

                  Martin the string of choice

                  By pcsf53

                  from Wilsonville OR.

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Martin M400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings:

                    What!, there's another place to buy strings?

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    2.0

                    not sure about the quality of these

                    By Bad Wolf

                    from Topeka, KS

                    About Me Novice

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                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Breaks Easy

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Martin M400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings:

                        broke both of the E strings while tuning. both had the wrapping near the loop come loose. not sure if this was a fluke thing or what but seemed pretty strange. probably wont buy these again for that reason

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                        5.0

                        AWESOME Mando strings

                        By JoshG.

                        from Fitzgerald, GA

                        About Me Novice

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Good Tone
                        • Strong

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Martin M400 80/20 Bronze Light Mandolin Strings:

                            I just purchased these strings for a Kentucky KM-150 mandolin that I traded an electric guitar and these strings sound great!

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