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MF MD HG Exclusives 09-19-14

Thomastik GB114 George Benson Custom Heavy Flatwound Jazz Guitar Strings  

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Mellow toned, powerful, perfect for semi-acoustic and acoustic jazz guitars.

The G, D, A and low E strings are nickel flatwound for the perfect mellow tone and feel. Custom set designed by Thomastik-Infeld for George Benson.

Gauges: .014 - .018 - .021(wound) - .031 - .041 - .055.


If you like George's sound, Thomastik-Infeld George Benson Custom Flatwounds will take you a big step in that direction. Order today.

 
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ThomastikGB114 George Benson Custom Heavy Flatwound Jazz Guitar Strings
 
5.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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Pros

  • Consistent (4)
  • Good tone (4)
  • Long life (4)
  • Well built / quality (3)

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      5.0

      unlike anything else

      By J. Armijo

      from Upland California

      About Me Experienced

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Thomastik GB114 George Benson Custom Heavy Flatwound Jazz Guitar Strings:

          I tried these because I've been wanting heavier strings that I can dig into and would even be tough to play but these string are the creamiest dreamiest string I'll probably ever try. They are expensive but if you're unfamiliar with them Thomastik-Infeld is a company from Vienna that makes strings for violins and cellos so the quality and feel is in a completely different league away from our favorite Ernie Balls and DRs

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          5.0

          Excellent Guitar Strings

          By REW1956

          from SEMINOLE, FL

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Excellent Quality
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Price

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Thomastik GB114 George Benson Custom Heavy Flatwound Jazz Guitar Strings:

          I really love these strings! Great intonation, silky smooth, I use on my Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III and the tone is incredible.

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          5.0

          GREAT LOOKING AND SOUNDING STRINGS

          By Mr. J aka Ernie Motown

          from Fontana, CA

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

          • Breaks Easy

          Best Uses

          • Concerts

          Comments about Thomastik GB114 George Benson Custom Heavy Flatwound Jazz Guitar Strings:

          I love the fat sound of the heavy strings best but, I am a smaller player, use a versatile Gibson ES 345 and find the lighter strings work best for me for that purpose. I even enjoy the look and the feel but wish they sold strings separately or included an extra 1st and/or 2nd string because they usually receive the most use, stretching and bending during solos.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          These are a few of my favorite strings.

          By HiFiGuy

          from Lemon Grove

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Silky Feel
          • Strong

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Jazz

          Comments about Thomastik GB114 George Benson Custom Heavy Flatwound Jazz Guitar Strings:

          I have had only good luck with these strings in the past; I had previously used the 12s and 13s. Because of the cost I had switched to the D'Addario chromes, which are a good all around flatwound string, but the tone and feel of the Benson strings are far superior. The 14s are very heavy and allow the player to really dig into the string without buzz.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Amazing Sound!

          By Jazzjames

          from Charleston, SC

          Comments about Thomastik GB114 George Benson Custom Heavy Flatwound Jazz Guitar Strings:

          These strings sound amazing! The guages in the middle of the set are lighter than D'Addario 12's so they feel nice and light. It seems they last a VERY long time, too. That is why I don't mind the expense.

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