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Gauges 10-14-23-30-39-47.Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings are made with a unique composition to give brilliance, clari...Read More

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Excellent sound and longevity with a silky feel.

Gauges 10-14-23-30-39-47.

Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings are made with a unique composition to give brilliance, clarity, and longevity of sound. The Phosphor Bronze winding is ideally suited for making strings that have deep, rich basses and clear, bright trebles.


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

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  • Bronze alloy for brilliance and long life
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MartinM530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.4

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (12)
  • Consistent (8)
  • Long life (7)
  • Well built / quality (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (7)
  • Back-up (6)
  • Concerts (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Novice (8), Experienced (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Gotta Love These Strings

These strings are great! I have a Alvarez 5020S from the early nineties. I replace the badly worn out saddle with a tusq saddle and with Martin's medium .013-.056 strings. I was...Read complete review

These strings are great! I have a Alvarez 5020S from the early nineties. I replace the badly worn out saddle with a tusq saddle and with Martin's medium .013-.056 strings. I was not happy with the sound and the feel and tone of the strings. I lowered the string action on the saddle and replace the strings with Martin's Extra light .010-.047, WOW! what a difference. A deep rich tone, bass and treble and awesome harmonics and fuzz free. I will use these strings again. I'm very happy and satisfied with the quality, response and brilliance these strings delivered.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good spare set of strings

These are good entry level strings or an emergency back up with a dinky price tag. They work well, no complaints, but most people would prefer D'Addario, DK or Ernie Ball I believe...Read complete review

These are good entry level strings or an emergency back up with a dinky price tag. They work well, no complaints, but most people would prefer D'Addario, DK or Ernie Ball I believe (for a little more).

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5.0

Light Clear and Quick

By 

from Philly

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Play
  • Great Tone
  • Quick Action

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      I thought these light gauge strings would not have the richness of a medium wound string. No way. These strings are clear and full of sound. Rich deep bottom end. I will buy again.

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      4.0

      Great sounding, great feel, but die fast

      By 

      from pa

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            Awesome strings but after one week of heavy use all the magic is gone.

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            5.0

            Great value- excellant price !

            By 

            from northeast Pa.

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Practicing

              Comments about Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              Easy on 81 yr. old fingers !

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              5.0

              My guitar tri-fecta

              By 

              from Circleville, Ohio

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Tone
              • Long Life

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  Affordable at Musician's Friend, good sound, last quite a while...my tri-fecta!

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                  5.0

                  TOP NOTCH ALL THE WAY!

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                  from WILMETTE, IL

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  GREAT STRINGS; GREAT PRICE; GREAT PLACE TO BUY!

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                  5.0

                  right on the money... AGAIN!

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                  from Parsippany, NJ

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts

                  Comments about Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  I have been using Martin Strings for dozens of years and year in and year out their performance has been consistent. They sound great and last a long time for me (and I beat up my strings pretty badly...) Whether I'm recording, performing or just practicing, Martin Strings are the most reliable band-mates I have ever had!

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                  1.0

                  Shipment

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                  from Indiana

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                        Comments about Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                        My shipment never arrived. Please check on it. Thank you.

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                        5.0

                        Now It's Right

                        By 

                        from Lemont, IL

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Good Tone

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Make Yourself Happy

                        Comments about Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                        When they did the set up on my D-28, I let them choose the strings. Brought the guitar home, played it and immediately replaced the strings with these.

                        Now it's right.

                        BTW : Lightning fast deliver and great price

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                        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        2.0

                        I had issues

                        By 

                        from Crooksville, OH

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                        Pros

                        • Good Tone

                        Cons

                        • Breaks Easy

                        Best Uses

                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                        I used to use these on my Martin D15 (spruce top). I was playing out every week during the summers and changed strings before each gig - I only had a string break once during a show. When not changed weekly, I had g strings break, unravel really, at the bridge. I used 400 grit sandpaper on the bridge but the problem persisted. I switched to similarly gauged GHS and have had no problems. I used to buy them in quantity at a time and may have had a bad batch, but if you have this problem, it may not be your guitar. The low rating is not due to the sound, but problems I had with them.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Finally! the perfect string (for me any)

                        By 

                        from Santa Maria, CA

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Good Tone
                        • Long Life
                        • String Gauges Perfect
                        • Strong

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Acoustic Only
                        • Backup
                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Martin M530 Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                        After trying many, many different brands I finally settled on the Martin Phosphor Bronze Extra Light strings for my acoustic needs. The gauges for each individual string is perfect for my playing style, which is mostly blues and original music. Bright sounding, long lasting, awesomely priced (from Musician's Friend) and made by Martin. These will be my strings of choice for years to come.

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