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11-47

Light Acoustic Guitar Strings EJ40

Silk and Steel were uniquely designed to be our warmest, mellowest acoustic guitar string. Ideal for parlor guitars and vintage instruments, the softened tone of Silk & Steel is often preferred by folk players. Made with silver-plated copper windings, over a combination silk and steel core, the low tension and reduced finger noise of Silk & Steel is well suited for mellow acoustic vibes and fingerstyle playing. This 11-47 Light set is easy to play and provides a warm tone.
 
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11-47

Silk and Steel were uniquely designed to be our warmest, mellowest acoustic guitar string. Ideal for parlor guitars and vintage instruments, the softened tone of Silk & Steel is often preferred by folk players. Made with silver-plated copper windings, over a combination silk and steel core, the low tension and reduced finger noise of Silk & Steel is well suited for mellow acoustic vibes and fingerstyle playing. This 11-47 Light set is easy to play and provides a warm tone.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
PL011 E 0.011 in 19.63 lbs
PL014 B 0.014 17.85
- G 0.023 27.50
- D 0.028 21.16
- A 0.038 22.40
- E 0.047 18.48

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Silver-Plated Copper

  • The tone and feel of Silk & Steel is ideal for parlor guitars and vintage instruments.
  • With their low tension and reduced finger noise, Silk & Steel sets are incredibly warm and mellow, great for fingerstyle playing.
  • Silk & Steel strings are made with silver-plated copper windings, over a combination silk and steel core.
  • D’Addario Silk & Steel strings come with a code on the recyclable VCI bag, which you can register to earn Players Circle points.
  • Our acoustic guitar strings are made in the USA—drawn to exacting specifications at our New York production facility.

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Curious what strings are best for you? Find your perfect set with String Finder

 

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 and feel of uncoated strings.

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

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