Reviews and Problems with Elixir Mandolin Sets Ultra-Thin Nanoweb Coating - Light Acoustic
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I Love 'Em.
4 December 2011
Summary: I'm certainly no expert, but I think these strings sound great on my flat-top. There are periods where I don't play, and these strings seem to last longer without rusting than other strings. This was particularly useful in the tropics. I always keep the box in my case to remind me what to buy.
Summary: Even though these are a light gauge, the strings feel very durable. The mandolin I bought came with more flimsy strings, which I got rid of. These feel much better. Good tone and projection as well, even though I have a cheap mandolin.
Summary: I really like these strings. They do as they say and stay "bright" for a lot longer than normal strings.They also seem to maintain an acceptable tone and stay in tune for longer than usual. The loop ends are well made and stay secure; not always the case with light gauge strings.
Summary: If you play at all (not just a Mandolin) you REALLY should try the Elixir nanoweb brand. Ive been a casual/committed/lunatic acoustic guitar player for over 40 years now and can still remember Saturday mornings, in the yard on the camping stove, boiling my sets of bronzewound strings in Daz for the...