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D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40)

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EJ74, D'Addario's best-selling mandolin set, is the standard established by David Grisman and Ricky Skaggs. Warm and bright phosphor bronze tone with...Click To Read More About This Product

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High-quality mandolin strings.

EJ74, D'Addario's best-selling mandolin set, is the standard established by David Grisman and Ricky Skaggs. Warm and bright phosphor bronze tone with the optimal blend of tight playing tension and strong projection. Loopend construction for universal fit. D'Addario mandolin strings are trusted by legends like David Grisman, Ricky Skaggs, Ronnie McCoury, Doyle Lawson, Rhonda Vincent, Mike Marshall, Adam Steffey, and more, for their natural acoustic tone and reliable performance.

FEATURES
Loopend constriction
Phosphor bronze for warm, bright tone

Freshen up your tone. Buy a pair or a few pairs today!

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D'AddarioEJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40)
 
4.6

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (15)
  • Consistent (11)
  • Long life (9)
  • Well built / quality (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (16)
  • Concerts (10)
  • Back-up (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (16)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A+

i got these for my dad...
i have been playing for 50 years..
my dad...longer then that...

i got these for my dad...
i have been playing for 50 years..
my dad...longer then that...

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Come unwound at tailpiece if loosed and retightened.

I play every day. If I loosen these strings to make an adjustment, when I tighten them up again the winding on the tailpiece comes loose. Very aggravating since you cannot rewind them....Read complete review

I play every day. If I loosen these strings to make an adjustment, when I tighten them up again the winding on the tailpiece comes loose. Very aggravating since you cannot rewind them. Makes a new , unused set of strings sort of useless because the "e " is the only one that breaks.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A+

By ripper1fl

from florida

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

    i got these for my dad...
    i have been playing for 50 years..
    my dad...longer then that...

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I will be purchasing these string again. EJ74s

    By JP

    from Indiana

    About Me Experienced

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts

      Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

      Great Strings EJ74s. I'm always trying other strings, but always end up going back. No need to use any other.
      Great value also.

       
      4.0

      I would buy product again

      By none

      from arizona

      About Me Experienced

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

        Play with bluegrass groups

         
        5.0

        Only strings I use

        By Labomb

        from Shenandoah

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

          Great strings

           
          5.0

          Im impressed with these strings

          By bobaloo

          from central fl

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          Pros

          • Good Tone
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

            Ive played this brand for decades on guitar, so when I started playing Mando, this was my first choice of string. Im very happy with them

             
            5.0

            Good Deal

            By banjajohn

            from Central FL

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Practicing

              Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

              Very nice for the price.

               
              5.0

              Yes the best deal to be had

              By MC

              from McPherson KS.

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Long Life

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts

                Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                great price

                 
                5.0

                I would purchase the same strings again

                By never liked nicknames

                from Indiana

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                  Takes several days to break in and sometimes the loop will come open and a string has to be replaced. Hard to find new singles. Otherwise they are good strings.

                   
                  5.0

                  good quality

                  By erwinaa

                  from amarillo, tx

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                    good strings, excellent price.

                     
                    5.0

                    strings

                    By mo

                    from japan

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Tone

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Practicing

                      Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                      good

                       
                      3.0

                      Come unwound at tailpiece if loosed and retightened.

                      By Hagman

                      from Merigold , Ms

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Breaks Easy

                        Best Uses

                        • Practicing

                        Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                        I play every day. If I loosen these strings to make an adjustment, when I tighten them up again the winding on the tailpiece comes loose. Very aggravating since you cannot rewind them. Makes a new , unused set of strings sort of useless because the "e " is the only one that breaks.

                         
                        5.0

                        Great strings!

                        By Big Bill

                        from Lexington TN

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                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Good Tone
                        • Long Life

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Backup
                          • Concerts
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                          Last longer than the regular '74s. These are by far my favorite mandolin strings.

                           
                          3.0

                          Reliable

                          By LAMAR

                          from NASHVILLE, TN

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                          Verified Buyer

                          Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                          good strings

                           
                          5.0

                          Yes I would reorder

                          By Twisted Oak Blues

                          from St. James No.

                          About Me Experienced

                          See all my reviews

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Good Tone

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Practicing

                            Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                            Practice almost every evening one hour. They have good tone

                             
                            5.0

                            Long Time User

                            By Gerald

                            from undisclosed

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                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                            • Consistent
                            • Good Tone
                            • Long Life
                            • Strong

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Concerts
                              • Practicing

                              Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                              You Can not go wrong with J74 strings. I have used them for 6 years now.

                               
                              2.0

                              Eh

                              By J

                              from Arkansas

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                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Strong

                              Cons

                              • Poor Tone Quality

                              Best Uses

                              • Concerts
                              • Practicing

                              Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                              Too heavy and flat tone.

                               
                              5.0

                              I have bought D'Addario strings for over 30 years now.

                              By Blue Jimmy

                              from Dexter, Iowa

                              About Me Experienced

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Consistent
                              • Good Tone
                              • Long Life
                              • Strong

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Backup
                                • Concerts
                                • Practicing

                                Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                                I used a lot of different string over the 45 years I've been Playing mandolin, and the D'ADDARIO strings have by far out lasted, and held the quality of the sound I've been looking for. I highly recommend them.

                                 
                                4.0

                                good price/ product

                                By jerry

                                from Rochester mn.

                                About Me Experienced

                                Verified Buyer

                                Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                                I'm happy

                                 
                                5.0

                                I would highly recommend these string to any one.

                                By Jeff

                                from Brooksville,KY

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                                Verified Buyer

                                Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                                they have a very nice sound and are easy to play.

                                 
                                5.0

                                I would highly recommend the strings, theye good sound.

                                By Jeff

                                from Brooksville,KY

                                About Me Experienced

                                See all my reviews

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Consistent
                                • Good Tone
                                • Strong

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Backup
                                  • Concerts
                                  • Practicing

                                  Comments about D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Medium Mandolin Strings (11-40):

                                  very good sound and play very easy.

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