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Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings

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The 80/20 sound made mellower.

Gauges 10-14-20w-28-40-50.

Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood Acoustic Guitar Strings are crafted from 80% copper, 20% zinc wire wrapped around a nylon core for a mellower sound. These strings also lessen tension making instruments easier to play.

All Ernie Ball strings are precision manufactured to the highest standards and most exacting specs to assure consistency, optimum performance, and long life.


You'll definitely feel and hear the difference. Order today.

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Ernie Ball2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.3

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (6)
  • Consistent (4)
  • Well built / quality (4)
  • Long life (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (5)
  • Back-up (4)
  • Concerts (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (3), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Really Like Them!

Good sound and great feel. They are much easier on your fingers. For the some one just starting to
play or someone older with arthriis like me, these strings are much easier...Read complete review

Good sound and great feel. They are much easier on your fingers. For the some one just starting to
play or someone older with arthriis like me, these strings are much easier to push down without sacrificing sound quality. I bought 3 sets
1 for me, 1 for my 9yr old grandaughter, and 1 spare. We are both very happy with them. Having a recording studio there sound did not disapoint me either.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

tinny

After having the same set of elixirs on my 000 for a couple years (they always sounded great, but they were beginning to look old) I thought I'd try something else and bought...Read complete review

After having the same set of elixirs on my 000 for a couple years (they always sounded great, but they were beginning to look old) I thought I'd try something else and bought two sets of these silk and steels. I've heard people say nice things about them but to me they sound tinny and small. They have a nice bright sound to them but now my all solid wood guitar sounds like a laminate. These strings don't seem to bring out the quality of my guitar. What a waste of money, now I'm ordering some elixirs.

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(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Really Like Them!

By Ronald Mountenay

from Venice, Fl

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Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

Good sound and great feel. They are much easier on your fingers. For the some one just starting to
play or someone older with arthriis like me, these strings are much easier to push down without sacrificing sound quality. I bought 3 sets
1 for me, 1 for my 9yr old grandaughter, and 1 spare. We are both very happy with them. Having a recording studio there sound did not disapoint me either.

(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

great for beginners & certain guitars

By Gdb

from Sedona, Az

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Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

2047 Earthwood Silk & Steel strings are excellent strings for beginners, or anyone struggling with the tension of regular steel stings - even 10's. Also good for guitars that are bowing in too far (high action) - and aren't adjusting properly with the truss rod etc.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel play like Silk

By Stringandreed

from Where Rock Stars Retire

Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

I have a 12 fret to the body and she is a bit hard on the hands, so I wanted to try diff. strings to see if I could get her to behave her self a little better. I must say the Ernie Ball silk & Steel strings did the trick. This is the best strig I have ever used on this very expensive guitar. I have been playing as a Pro for 30 years and I use a lot of guitars but for the little 12 fret this is the string for me.Good guitar playing comes slow, but God is patient.

(2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

tinny

By consumer #4548729203948

from greensboro, nc

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Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

After having the same set of elixirs on my 000 for a couple years (they always sounded great, but they were beginning to look old) I thought I'd try something else and bought two sets of these silk and steels. I've heard people say nice things about them but to me they sound tinny and small. They have a nice bright sound to them but now my all solid wood guitar sounds like a laminate. These strings don't seem to bring out the quality of my guitar. What a waste of money, now I'm ordering some elixirs.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk & Steel

By Piscatgaway Musician

from Piscataway, NJ

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Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

They play very nicely, and no real volume loss. The tension on the neck is alot less. My necks are adjusted properly, though very low action... so these strings made the neck basically dead flat from a proper forward bow tension... since I really don't get buzz from them, I left it as is; and even lower action.A down side "might" be that if you like to Bend your strings... you won't be able to do better than a 1/2 step... unless you really want to try an go for it. This is especially the case from the G string on up due to the gut/nylon core.I highly recommend them, especially for folks who may get tender finger tips from playing many hours in a row like I do. And I do like the low end frequency these string emphasize.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Weird, but I like 'em to age a bit

By Rockhead11

from Prescott, Az

About Me Professional Musician

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Pros

  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      These strings had a very nice tone and feel right from the start. A clean, yet "relaxed" tone ( I just can't use 'pretty'). But what I really like like that s that after the 'clean' kinda wears off you have the proverbial Delta Blues Tone. Very cool, if that's what you like, if not, stick with the phosphor bronze or whatever, if you have more than one acoustic, this is a great change......BUT .... if I only had one acoustic I would stick with Martin Marquis

      (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Once is enough

      By Yrdawg

      from SW Louisiana

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Poor Tone Quality

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

        Not as bad with amp

         
        5.0

        Great sound, soft touch, best for vintage guitars.

        By Flatpickin

        from Jacksonville, Florida

        About Me Professional Musician

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Easy on guitar neck
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          I use Silk and Steel or Silk and Bronze on all of my vintage guitars, and I have several. I like that they are light enough to no be finger or neck killers, yet the Ernie Ball strings have plenty of volume and the added benefit of the extra heft in the 2 bass strings.

           
          5.0

          I am sold!

          By The G Man

          from Atlanta, Ga.

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Tone
          • Strong
          • Sweet Mellow Sound and Soft Touch

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Great For Playing Period
            • Practicing

            Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            I use Ernie Ball strings (Pinks) on all of my Electric guitars because I love their sound and durability. So when it came to getting strings for my Acoustics, I wanted strings that didn't have that tingy, brassy sound, thus, after reading up on the Ernie Ball Silk and Steel strings, I took a chance and decided to buy a couple of packs. And am I ever so glad that I did! They have sweet, mellow tone, they feel great to the fingers, and they are priced just right...I AM SOLD!! I have found my Acoustic strings for life!

             
            5.0

            Great product, will buy again.

            By Cpo

            from Anoka, MN

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Practicing

              Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              Jam band, play every day.

               
              5.0

              Good strings, great store

              By Buffalo Jim

              from Buffalo, NY

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  The strings have a good sound -- nice tone, relatively easy to play. I have to say that there's not as much a difference between these and regular acoustic guitar strings. I thought these would be noticeably softer and produce less volume, but I can't hear much difference. They're good strings, just not as different from regular bronze strings as I expected. Part of the issue may be my lack of experience -- I play mostly electric guitar, just getting back to acoustic after many years absence.

                   
                  5.0

                  would use again

                  By pepperman

                  from Pa

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Ernie Ball 2047 Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Silk and Steel Extra Soft Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                    iI use this on my acustic guitar

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