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Light Top/Medium Bottom Acoustic Guitar Strings EJ14

80/20 Bronze are our brightest acoustic strings, made to give your guitar an unparalleled shine. These bold sounding strings were developed by John D'Addario Sr. and guitar maker John D'Angelico in the 1930s, and have been beloved for their sparkling, trebly tone ever since. Made with a high carbon steel core and 80/20 Bronze wrap wire, 80/20 acoustic strings offer remarkable depth, along with rich, bright harmonics, and powerful projection. This 12-56 Light Top/Medium Bottom Bluegrass set has powerful low-end, while maintaining flexibility for soloing.
 
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80/20 Bronze are our brightest acoustic strings, made to give your guitar an unparalleled shine. These bold sounding strings were developed by John D'Addario Sr. and guitar maker John D'Angelico in the 1930s, and have been beloved for their sparkling, trebly tone ever since. Made with a high carbon steel core and 80/20 Bronze wrap wire, 80/20 acoustic strings offer remarkable depth, along with rich, bright harmonics, and powerful projection. This 12-56 Light Top/Medium Bottom Bluegrass set has powerful low-end, while maintaining flexibility for soloing.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
PL012 E 0.012 in 23.36 lbs
PL016 B 0.016 23.31
BW025 G 0.025 31.96
BW035 D 0.035 34.00
BW045 A 0.045 31.61
BW056 E 0.056 26.74

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: 80/20 Bronze

  • D’Addario 80/20 Bronze acoustic guitar strings are precision wound over a hexagonal high carbon steel core.
  • The 80/20 Bronze wrap wire provides bold, bright acoustic sound, with crisp projection that fills the room. 
  • 80/20 Bronze was originally created by John D’Addario Sr. and renowned guitar maker John D’Angelico in the 1930s.
  • Our 80/20 Bronze acoustic guitar strings come with a code on the recyclable VCI bag, which you can register to earn Players Circle points.
  • D’Addario 80/20 Bronze strings are made in the USA—drawn to our exacting specifications at our New York production facility.

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How can I extend the life of my strings?

There are many factors that can affect the lifespan of your strings. Here are some tips to help extend the life of your strings:

1. Wipe down your strings after each use.

2. Try D'Addario X-Series strings! Our two X Series options each use a distinct method to extend lifespan, while preserving the tone of uncoated strings.

3. Try these maintenance and care products to prolong string life and performance. 

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