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Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings

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Gauges 12-16-25-32-42-54.Martin Acoustic strings are the string of choice for musicians around the world. Tried and true, they are designed to delive...Click To Read More About This Product

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No bells or whistles...just pure, ringing tone.

Gauges 12-16-25-32-42-54.

Martin Acoustic strings are the string of choice for musicians around the world. Tried and true, they are designed to deliver consistent quality and tone with every set. Great for daily play and appropriate for all skill levels.

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

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MartinM540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.9

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

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  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (7)
  • Consistent (6)
  • Long life (4)
  • Well built / quality (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

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

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(4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

On my Taylor --- now

By Baristabrian

from Hilo, Hawaii

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Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

Great-sounding and not very expensive. Don't last as long as *coated* strings. No surprise, there. Last longer than most *uncoated* strings. YMMV.I have picky ears (128 kbs music files sound like crap to *my* ears) and can *hear* the quality of *any* guitar string degrade substantially after just a day or two of playing. Again, YMMV, and I must add that my hands have "toxic" perspiration. Really.But, any way, I have these on my Taylor 814ce and I love them. About a week old, though and ready to be changed already. Again, *I* can hear the difference. *Maybe* you won't. If not, these will be an even *better* buy.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

New Life to an Old Axe

By Bob

from Noblesville, IN

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      I am a beginner and traded for a really banged up guitar. I replaced the strings and these made the guitar sould bright and open (more range)

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great strings - !

      By Russ M.

      from Rochester, NY

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      Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      Martin M-540 Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge Strings are very fine. I learned to tune the wound strings to pitch before cutting off the excess, and this prolongs the life and tone quite a bit. The sound is crisp and warm. My only slight regret is that the low A is a 42 gauge, which is a bit thin sounding. But, as a set, they are very fine.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Keep Coming Back to These

      By Scott has sore fingers (I love it)

      from Florida

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      Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

      I own 3 accoustic guitars. I have tried several different brands and styles of strings. I keep coming back to these. They last, they sound great, and they are priced right. (my Applause Ae48 came to life with these strings) If I ever get my Taylor 414 I might go to Elixers, but for now these are my strings of choice. You will be pleased.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      nothing but the best

      By preacherman

      from Carmi, Illinois

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

        I would never use anything but Martin strings. I get the best performance from them. Why change?

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Musician's Friends The Best Deal For Me

        By Levisinger

        from Fort Myers FL

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Always The Best For Me
        • Long Life

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup

          Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          only the best from musician's friends I have my musical need from the great team thank you so very much

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          price-Plus

          By Slideplate

          from Ausin, Texas

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          Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          This is the string I've settled on....at this price you can change them every week and keep that tone alive...great string, great price!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good stuff

          By tbonesoca

          from laguna niguel, ca

          Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          great strings. nice sound.

           
          5.0

          Excellent for Strumming !

          By PopStar

          from Florida

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

              I have purchased several different Martin strings lately (SP's, Marquis, Flex Core, Retro) and found these to be the most well behaved, if you do a lot of strumming. They also sound very good when you punch in a couple of melody notes along the way. For being their least expensive strings, it just adds to the list of good and different possibilities. I was pretty happy with the results. The guitar that I put these on is a Dreadnought known for the wide range in tone from string to string, but these are surprisingly well balanced. I don't know how long they are going to last, but very good first impression.

               
              5.0

              Best strings for my Ovation!

              By Jake

              from Boston

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              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gigs
                • Practicing

                Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                After trying several brands/types of strings, I've found these the best for my Ovation Celebrity. Great sound both acoustically and when plugged in.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Good Company

                By Grandmommy

                from Broadway VA

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                Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                When the guitar strings I ordered got lost in the mail, Musician's Friend cheerfully and promptly sent a second set. Thanks so much.

                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Right price. Bright sound.

                By John

                from undisclosed

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                Pros

                • Good Tone

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • General

                Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                Great quality.

                 
                5.0

                Great Strings!

                By Dogpatch52

                from HamiltonMo.

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                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  Martin strings have always been my favorite. If you like strings that make your guitar ring you will like these strings.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great strings at a great price!

                  By gitarmn

                  from Greer SC

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                  Pros

                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                      Have used these strings for several years and always appreciate the tone and life they yield. I am a practicing bluegrass musician and have never had a break on stage. Also a great price from a company that offers excellent service and delivery times. Thanks Musicians Friend.

                       
                      5.0

                      Good bang for the buck & sounds good

                      By Stringbabe

                      from Boston

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                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Good Tone
                      • Long Life
                      • Strong

                      Cons

                      • Non

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                      We use these strings & the Martin FX740's on our acoustic guitars. They sound good & not expensive for working musicians.

                       
                      5.0

                      Awesome Buy

                      By Pilgrim

                      from Kansas

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                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                          Musicians Friend is the Best place to buy musical products.

                           
                          5.0

                          Long lasting

                          By JO

                          from Walnut Cove, N.C.

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                          Comments about Martin M540 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                          Great sound &long lasting strings

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