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  • Bronze alloy for brilliance and long life
  • Great price
  • Studio-quality performance
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Made from 92/8 composition alloy to give brilliance, clarity, and longevity of sound.

Gauges 13-17-26-35-45-56.

Martin MSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings use a winding alloy that is ideally suited for making strings that deliver 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 acoustic guitar strings are wound to precise specifications.

Features

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

The world's nicest guitar will sound dull if it's strung with dead strings. Keep plenty of these long-lived strings around to keep your sound bright and true. Order now.

 
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MartinMSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.6

(based on 34 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (8)
  • Consistent (6)
  • Long life (6)
  • Well built / quality (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (6)
    • Concerts (5)
    • Back-up (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (6)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    A Very Good Guitar String Set!

    I have been purchasing Martin MSP 4200 Acoustic Guitar Strings for 15 years now. I have found these strings to be very resilient, and long lasting (which is what they are designed...Read complete review

    I have been purchasing Martin MSP 4200 Acoustic Guitar Strings for 15 years now. I have found these strings to be very resilient, and long lasting (which is what they are designed for). My playing style is very agressive, therefore, I must use strings that are high quality and resist breakage. Honestly, I have tried other brands (of all price ranges and quality standards) and find that most are a waste of money, for my particular needs. The longevity charactoristics of the Martin SP line of strings allows for agressive playing, and prolonged string life. Not only do these strings resist breakage, but their superior alloy composition assures their ability to hold their tone longer than any other brand I've used over the years. I hope that this comment does not sound like a "commercial for Martin SP Strings". I am a real musician, have used these strings for many years now, and do not buy any other brand for my guitars. To keep the cost low (these are high-end strings), I purchase these strings by the case (packages of 12 sets) which allows a savings of 40% as compared to retail prices. On average, I purchase at least one case per month, for my own needs. For the musician that plays with an agressive style, or is simply looking for extended life and performance from a set of strings, this product is the best value I have found. -Marshall

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    10 Years using the Medium SP

    A friend of mine introduced these to me and I have not had another string that sounds good and is dependable as these SP's. Those who have heard my guitar (a higher end Guild...Read complete review

    A friend of mine introduced these to me and I have not had another string that sounds good and is dependable as these SP's. Those who have heard my guitar (a higher end Guild accoustical 6) thought I was playing an expensive Taylor or Martin. I get great high and lows and when playing in a solo, a great fill. I am definitely a SP fan !

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    5.0

    i would buy this product again

    By david

    from lexington,ky

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Tone
    • Long Life

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Martin MSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      fast delivery and good product

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      5.0

      They produce rich, deep tones.

      By Cowboy

      from South Dakota

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

      • None Of The Ablve

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Martin MSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      I use these strings on my Guild JF-30 guitar and have done so for years. I'm happy!

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      5.0

      great strings especially for the price

      By dave

      from Houston, tx

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      Pros

      • Good Tone
      • Warm But Brilliant

      Cons

      • Scratchy Feel

      Best Uses

      • Anything

      Comments about Martin MSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      all the warmth of phosphor bronze, but yet plenty of sizzle. More highs than some coated strings.

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Strings

      By Gtrwoodrat

      from Cumberland Gap, Tn.

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Martin MSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings:

        These are excellent strings. I usually buy them by the dozens as I am a luthier, building and repairing guitars. Every new build leaves the shop with a set of Martin SP strings, whether it be medium or light guage strings, And many repair jobs leave the shop with Martin SP's as well unless the customer request a different string. I have used Martin strings for over 35 years. I've tried everything on the market but always go back to Martin strings, now being the Martin SP, whether Bronze which has a warmer, less boomy sound or the Phosphor Bronze which is a Brighter, punchier, wanta be heard string. Also very few string breaks!! And 2 sets are cheaper than 1 set of Eli**ers and sound and last as long . Pickin' a lot of Bluegrass,Country and Southern Gospel,,, you'll soon find out what works.

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        5.0

        Great for GS-Mini

        By Blueskyguy

        from East Central Florida

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Martin MSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          While I use 13s on my other 6-string acoustic guitars the smaller acoustics need a bigger punch. The SP series are my favorite strings and the Mediums work great on my Taylor GS-Mini...great stings for an amazing intrument.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A Very Good Guitar String Set!

          By Marshall

          from Mount Airy, MD

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Martin MSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            I have been purchasing Martin MSP 4200 Acoustic Guitar Strings for 15 years now. I have found these strings to be very resilient, and long lasting (which is what they are designed for). My playing style is very agressive, therefore, I must use strings that are high quality and resist breakage. Honestly, I have tried other brands (of all price ranges and quality standards) and find that most are a waste of money, for my particular needs. The longevity charactoristics of the Martin SP line of strings allows for agressive playing, and prolonged string life. Not only do these strings resist breakage, but their superior alloy composition assures their ability to hold their tone longer than any other brand I've used over the years. I hope that this comment does not sound like a "commercial for Martin SP Strings". I am a real musician, have used these strings for many years now, and do not buy any other brand for my guitars. To keep the cost low (these are high-end strings), I purchase these strings by the case (packages of 12 sets) which allows a savings of 40% as compared to retail prices. On average, I purchase at least one case per month, for my own needs. For the musician that plays with an agressive style, or is simply looking for extended life and performance from a set of strings, this product is the best value I have found. -Marshall

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            5.0

            best strings I have ever used

            By Xaaron1377

            from Boston, MA

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            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Natural Sound
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing
              • Recording

              Comments about Martin MSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              These are the only acoustic guitar strings that I use now. I absolutely love them!
              The only downside is that the high E string breaks kind of easily, but that's probably just me!
              These have a beautiful, natural-sounding tone to them and are very easy to play. I use them on my 1978 Yamaha and they make the guitar sound brand new.
              I use these for anything from backup and practicing to recording and playing live. You can't go wrong with these!

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              My favorite strings

              By T-bone

              from Advance, NC

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Hold Tune Really Well
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Martin MSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  Durable, long lasting strings. Good quality and tone for my D-28 Martin.

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                  4.0

                  Great strings for a modest price

                  By William Benson

                  from Carroll, Iowa

                  Comments about Martin MSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  Great value overall
                  I've only used one set so far but already I like the quality of the sound and their durability. I don't have a budget to change strings every week so I need them to maintain their brightness and not break after repeated use. So far these have met both expectations. As a result I just purchased 2 more sets. They seem to do as well as, or better, than some more expensive coated strings I tried the past year. I didn't give these the hightest rating because I've not used them that long but my experience is positive..

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                  3.0

                  Should have more ring for the gauge

                  By FLOYD SANDERS

                  from tennessee

                  Comments about Martin MSP4200 Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  For a medium gauge set I expected more volume, and tone. I use martin silk and steel on my other guitar and they actually have better tone, plus they are easy on the fingers.

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