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View Poll Results: Which Strings Do You Like?
Martin SP Phosphor Bronze Lifespan Coated 19 8.64%
Martin SP 80/20 Bronze Lifespan Coated 5 2.27%
Martin SP Phosphor Bronze 22 10.00%
Martin SP 80/20 Bronze 2 0.91%
Martin FX Silk and Phosphor 1 0.45%
Martin M Folk Guitar Silk and Steel 5 2.27%
D'Addario Phosphor Bronze 67 30.45%
D'Addario 80/20 Bronze 12 5.45%
GHS Bright Bronze 3 1.36%
Ernie Ball Earthwood 80/20 Bronze 5 2.27%
Elixir Nanoweb 50 22.73%
Elixir Polyweb 10 4.55%
Everly Acoustic Sessions Phosphor/Bronze 0 0%
Other (I will list below) 49 22.27%
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Old 08-09-2012, 08:53 PM
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Smile Which Strings Do You Prefer?

I just bought my Martin GPCPA4 a few weeks ago and I really love it. I am wanting to get a "you gotta try these strings" list together to begin exploring the sounds of my guitar. I'm listing a few different brands I have in mind but I know I will be missing a lot of your favorites so please forgive that and post your favorites in the thread. I'm looking more for brand and style suggestions, not gauge. I'm dropping off my guitar to have a bone nut, saddle and pins put in this weekend and can't wait to hear the improvement (it sounds awesome already) Thanks!

You can pick more than one but only pick one or two please.

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Old 08-09-2012, 09:05 PM
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Others: Wyres, Newtone Masterclass, John Pearse.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:09 PM
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There are a few JP fans here, including me.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:11 PM
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John Pearse. I use whatever weight and material sounds best on each guitar.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:11 PM
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Yep, JP & Newtone are among my top pics these days.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:11 PM
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I've tried many brands over the years,and recently tried a couple of different types of coated strings.
I always come back to D'Addario Phosphor Bronze. They just seem to work for me.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:17 PM
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I generally use GHS for both electric and acoustic. Not a big fan of D'Addario for acoustic.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:23 PM
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I use, prefer and endorse John Pearse strings. They really ought to be on your list.


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Old 08-09-2012, 09:31 PM
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For a GPC...Martin FX PB, DR Sunbeams.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:40 PM
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EJ17's and Bensusan DADGAD
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:42 PM
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Pearse & d'addarios.
I like to switch back and forth.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:43 PM
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Pearse strings.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:51 PM
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:03 PM
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D'Addirio EXP16 Phosphor Bronze
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:11 PM
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I noticed you didn't list Cleartones.

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