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Martin MSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings   

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Gauges 11-15-23-32-42-52.Martin SP Acoustic strings are designed with the performer in mind. Made with high-tensile strength core wire and finished w...Click To Read More About This Product

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For gigging musicians looking for a consistent tone night after night.

Gauges 11-15-23-32-42-52.

Martin SP Acoustic strings are designed with the performer in mind. Made with high-tensile strength core wire and finished with the highest-quality wrap wire, Martin's SP line of strings stands up to rigorous practice and performance schedules to deliver consistent true tone that you can count on song after song.

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  • Bronze alloy for brilliance and long life
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  • Studio-quality performance

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MartinMSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.7

(based on 38 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (14)
  • Consistent (11)
  • Well built / quality (9)
  • Long life (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (9)
  • Concerts (8)
  • Back-up (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (12), Professional musician (6), Novice (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect Balance Of Tone Vs. Playability

I play a Gibson 'Artist Hummingbird' as a soloist and I've been using the Martin MSP4200 (which are similar but heavier gauge at 12 to 54) for a couple years but wanted to...Read complete review

I play a Gibson 'Artist Hummingbird' as a soloist and I've been using the Martin MSP4200 (which are similar but heavier gauge at 12 to 54) for a couple years but wanted to go a little lighter so that I could play 4 sets with less pain to my finger tips. These strings are just right. Nice tone, they play in tune, well balanced in volume and are easier on the fingers. Any lighter and you'd give up some tone and have tuning issues. These will be my regular strings. I change strings often so I can always have good tone so if you want longevity in your strings, maybe the coated ones are what you'd prefer but I think you give up some tone using coated strings. Martin strings seem to be the best in my experience. I've tried Dean Markley and D'Addario (they're ok). I have not tried Elixer becuase they are priced too high and I don't value longevity which seems to be their selling point. I think it's better to buy strings that are higher in value and change them before each gig or 2.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not what I'd hoped for

I've been using Elixir strings for the last several years, and hoped these would be a less-expensive alternative. These strings have a very nice, bright sound, but a very pronounced hand squeak,...Read complete review

I've been using Elixir strings for the last several years, and hoped these would be a less-expensive alternative. These strings have a very nice, bright sound, but a very pronounced hand squeak, which never went away, despite the application of Fingerease. They're advertised as being long-lasting, but they oxidized pretty quickly on a guitar that spends most of it's time in a plush case, and is always wiped down after playing. Maybe i've been spoiled by the Elixirs, but given the Martin name, I was disappointed. Back to the Elixirs.

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5.0

these ar great strings

By joe

from pa.

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Pros

  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts

    Comments about Martin MSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

    there good strings

     
    5.0

    Great Strings!

    By wiseguy58

    from Morristown, TN

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Martin MSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      These Martin strings have an awesome sound. I didn't expect them to sound so good for the low price they cost. I was extremely surprised how great the sound was. Love them & have ordered another set for backup...

       
      5.0

      The Only Strings I Buy

      By Karen J.

      from Oriskany,NY

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Easy on the fingers
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Martin MSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

        Use these strings on two acoustic guitars...Yamaha and Hofner...recommended by my guitar tech

         
        5.0

        consistent quality and sound

        By guitarnut

        from winner, sd

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Martin MSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          I've tried others and I keep going back.

           
          5.0

          I Love These !

          By Jeffo

          from Woonsocket, R.I.

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Martin MSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              I started using these about a month or so ago after having bad experiences with Fender strings that would not hold their tone. I recently acquired a 1999 Fender DG 20S and, these strings sound great on it along with holding it in tune as well. They're also long lasting as well. I won't use anything else.

               
              5.0

              Flatpickers Choice

              By Buck16

              from Bandera, Texas

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              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Always Carry Backup Strin

                  Comments about Martin MSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  Easy to order and always in stock. I change my strings every weekend before gigs.

                   
                  4.0

                  u wont go wrong

                  By musicfromheart

                  from Waikoloa, hawaii

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • First Time User

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Martin MSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                      I have tried all strings from elixir- Dadarios -seems I always go back to Martins-just installed bout a month ago, have performed with these strings no neg comments-does stay in tune-nice!

                       
                      2.0

                      Not what I'd hoped for

                      By abarb

                      from Chapel Hill, NC

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                      Pros

                      • Good Tone

                      Cons

                      • Short life
                      • Squeaky

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Martin MSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                        I've been using Elixir strings for the last several years, and hoped these would be a less-expensive alternative. These strings have a very nice, bright sound, but a very pronounced hand squeak, which never went away, despite the application of Fingerease. They're advertised as being long-lasting, but they oxidized pretty quickly on a guitar that spends most of it's time in a plush case, and is always wiped down after playing. Maybe i've been spoiled by the Elixirs, but given the Martin name, I was disappointed. Back to the Elixirs.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        good strings but took forever to get

                        By Scott

                        from usa

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Good Tone
                        • Long Life
                        • Strong

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Backup
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Martin MSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                          I ordered these buy one get one. to begin with musicians friend forgot the get one. then it took forever to get my order. Musicians Friend is dropping the ball.....

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          Not bad

                          By Mick

                          from Phoenix

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                          Comments about Martin MSP3050 SP 80/20 Bronze Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                          Cheap and great sounding strings. I recommend these for practice but not live performance. I experienced a slight buzzing from the low e string. But overall happy with the price an sound.

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