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Acoustic 12 80/20 Bronze guitar strings deliver a strong, deep bass response with extremely bright and crisp overtones. They are made from an 80% copper and 20% zinc alloy, and are manufactured to the highest tolerance standards to enhance your musical enjoyment and performance.


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Musician's GearAcoustic 12 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.4

(based on 79 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (48)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (40)
  • Consistent (31)
  • Well built / quality (23)
  • Long life (19)
  • Good price / value (3)

Cons

  • Breaks easy (3)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (34)
  • Back-up (27)
  • Concerts (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (30), Professional musician (15), Novice (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

An honest value

I'm normally pretty picky about my strings. I've played many types and gauges over the years and I know what I like. For the price of these I figured they were worth a...Read complete review

I'm normally pretty picky about my strings. I've played many types and gauges over the years and I know what I like. For the price of these I figured they were worth a shot, just to see what the fuss was all about. Musicians Gear strings come in a glossy box with a single clear plastic package inside holding all of the strings. Four wound, two unwound strings in great color and shape. While they don't sound like an expensive string, they do sound bright and balanced. In my experience, all of the Musicians Gear strings last about a month of solid playing and then the tone deteriorates fairly quickly. It's a sharp decline. You'll know when they're dead because you won't enjoy playing on them anymore. But for a few dollars it's really not an issue. If you enjoy them, just buy another pack every month. A solid value. Not the best strings, but in my opinion better than GHS and Ernie Ball.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Problems

I have bought many many sets of these. I build guitars. I have been glad to have them, but lately, its like they have all gone bad. They not only sound bad...Read complete review

I have bought many many sets of these. I build guitars. I have been glad to have them, but lately, its like they have all gone bad. They not only sound bad but the 3rd string breaks instantly when tensioning and detensioning strings, and I have run into such intonation/tuning stability problems that it had me running in circles. On one guitar in particular it was tough, and I put on a set of Martin Marquis, and the guitar behaved perfectly. SO, they work for me to check nut height and action for set up, but cant deliver a guitar with the batch I have anymore, and cant play guitar in tune w them. I never entirely believed it before, but can now attest that strings can intone wrong from uneven stretching. Sorry, love musicians friend and use their cases on 2 of my models, love to buy stuff here, but these strings have gone bad on the shelf of my workshop and are unuseable.

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5.0

Love These Strings

By Sirius

from Wiscoy, NY

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Good Tone
  • Nice Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performing
    • Practicing

    Comments about Musician's Gear Acoustic 12 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings:

    I originally hesitated buying these strings after reading the critical review claiming they sound bad, don't stay in tune, and break easily. That has definitely not been my experience so far. Admittedly mine is still a relatively short-term assessment, and so I cannot yet attest to their durability and long-term stability, but after changing out the old strings that came on my guitar (a just-purchased AJ-220SCE) I can say there is a very obvious improvement in the acoustic volume and sound, comparable to putting on a fresh set of D'Addarios. I have not experienced any problems with breakage, intonation or tuning. Also, they present a nice soft feel to the fingers which makes forming chords and solo notes quite easy. For the price these strings are a steal, and I rate and recommend them highly.

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    5.0

    I use these strings with confidence.

    By jerry

    from Houston, TX.

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    Pros

    • An Excellent Value
    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Has Passed All My Tests
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing
      • Rehearse And Live Shows

      Comments about Musician's Gear Acoustic 12 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      Although my primary instrument is electric, this product is great for rehearsing material during the week and for the times I, or another musician needs a good acoustic sound.

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      4.0

      Very Good Deal

      By maddog

      from Ohio

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Musician's Gear Acoustic 12 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings:

        Good product for a good price plus free shipping.
        Very satisfied.

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        5.0

        LONG LIVING

        By JIMBO

        from OZARK MOUNTS

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Musician's Gear Acoustic 12 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          THE PRICE IS RIGHT!

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          5.0

          Strings

          By Rick

          from Fingerlakes NY

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Practicing

            Comments about Musician's Gear Acoustic 12 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            Great strings. For the price I didn't expaect much but was pleasantly surprised with the great feel and tone. Would highly recommend..

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            4.0

            dont jusge a book by its cover..

            By tim

            from clearfield pa

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Tone
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup

              Comments about Musician's Gear Acoustic 12 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              i have used these a few times before. mostly on back up guitars but if i need too i wouldnt hesitate to play a show with them.. so far i havent had any problems with them, they sound good and seem to last. for the money you cant beat it, just tey it what do you have to lose. the only issue I have is when ordering electric strings the 10's are more like 9's but thats really no big deal.

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              5.0

              Great Inexpensive Product

              By stonewall

              from seminole, oklahoma

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts

                Comments about Musician's Gear Acoustic 12 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                I have quite a collection of guitars and I play out every once in a while (not near as much as I use to). This is a great inexpensive product and it does what it is suppose to do.

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                4.0

                good buy

                By Rick

                from north La.

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                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Product
                • Good Service
                • Good Tone
                • Used For Years

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Musician's Gear Acoustic 12 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  used for years. never a problem...may not last as long as more expensive strings but at this price, buy in bulk..play rallies every year with 200 or more people and they always deliver.

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                  5.0

                  So many uses!

                  By pat raftery

                  from Colorado mountains

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Great price
                  • Long Life
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Good Price
                    • Good Tone
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Musician's Gear Acoustic 12 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                    I use this brand all the time. If someone buys a guitar from me, I'll offer to put a free set on. They're great for teaching students how to string their guitars also, because they are strong enough to withstand a young students untested ear. Tone is fine. And MF provides a great price for all this!

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                    5.0

                    Excellent Strings

                    By Acoustic man

                    from Clayton, North Carolina

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                    Pros

                    • Very Good

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup

                      Comments about Musician's Gear Acoustic 12 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                      I will buy again.

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