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Old 05-25-2019, 06:37 PM
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Default John Pearse are becoming my go to strings

Tried a lot of strings in the last 10 years but more and more I'm gravitating to JP strings. They just came out with some Slightly Lite Customs and they are great. It's not only the tone I like but the way they feel. I know some aren't satisfied with their longevity but I haven't had that problem.

I may finally stop searching for the next strings and just start getting JP from now on.
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Tried a lot of strings in the last 10 years but more and more I'm gravitating to JP strings. They just came out with some Slightly Lite Customs and they are great. It's not only the tone I like but the way they feel. I know some aren't satisfied with their longevity but I haven't had that problem.

I may finally stop searching for the next strings and just start getting JP from now on.
I understand your affection for Pearse strings. On occasion, I drift away and always, happily return.

Glad they are working out for you!
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Old 05-25-2019, 06:45 PM
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I’m a JP fan too.
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Old 05-25-2019, 07:26 PM
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Another fan here. I've used JP mandola and octave mandolin strings for years.

Recently, I have started using JP 80/20 guitar strings. I always disliked 80/20s until I tried these.

Good feel and last quite awhile.
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Old 05-25-2019, 08:07 PM
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I became a fan a couple of years ago when I gave them a shot. Great strings.
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Old 05-25-2019, 08:09 PM
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The perfect string choice for an old Gibson.
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Old 05-25-2019, 08:23 PM
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My string of choice as well. PBs for me.

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Old 05-25-2019, 08:31 PM
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As much as I like other strings for specific applications (monel on mahogany tops, for example), I've never had a guitar that didn't sound good with JP Phosphor Bronze or Pure Nickels.
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I LOVE JP strings. In a perfect world Id use em on all my guitars. But Im one of those people who only gets 7-10 days out of em before they go dead on me. Bummer.
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Old 05-25-2019, 08:44 PM
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I just ordered ten sets from Strings and Beyond. My go to strings 600L phosphor Bronze.
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The John Pearse Phosphor Bronze Slightly Lights seem like they were made for my Larrivee OM-40. For finger style and light strumming they bring out a simultaneously clear and lush sound that goads me to get better.
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Ive been a fan of John Pearse strings ever since I first discovered them in the mid-1980s. Prior to that I had been using GHS Bright Bronze strings on my Mossman dreadnought, which lasted me two weeks a set. The John Pearse 80/20s lasted me six weeks a set. Plus they made the guitar sound the best it ever had.

John decided to make me an artist endorser about twenty years ago now, but Id been using his strings almost exclusively for some fifteen years at that point: not just on guitar, but on mandolin, mountain dulcimer and banjo, as well.

I try out other brands of strings now and then just to stay current with whats on the market, but John Pearse strings remain my overwhelming preference.


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Same here. Gave the New Medium #710's a try a while back and haven't strayed away yet!
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Old 05-26-2019, 06:40 AM
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The John Pearse Phosphor Bronze Slightly Lights seem like they were made for my Larrivee OM-40. For finger style and light strumming they bring out a simultaneously clear and lush sound that goads me to get better.
You should try the new Slightly Light Customs. I tad more bass.
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Old 05-26-2019, 07:03 AM
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I prefer 80/20 strings, and have liked JPs since the 1980s. I also find them the longest playing uncoated strings.
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