At almost £27, I’ll be expecting these new Strings to almost play themselves! I have tried several gages of the TI mandolin strings on a Gibson F-5 and a Weber Bighorn. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Reviewed in the United States on July 17, 2019. Available immediately . Dick. 0% (0) 1 . Worth their premium price. They’re a very good string and worth at least a try, but not for every mandolin or player. Worth the money if your primary focus is easy to play. Please let us know how you get on with them. They had a lovely, crisp, sound, if quieter than what I was used to - but the windings started to give that same day. While this may seem self-evident, the T-I strings will give a more mellow quieter sounds as mentioned above. Best mandolin strings for classical music, Reviewed in the United States on May 13, 2019. A while ago I started using Martin SP’s which have a bronze coating on the unwound strings and they last much longer with good volume too. I’m happy with my D’Addario bronze-wounds, anyway. They're easy to play quickly, but don't sound tinny. Product Reviews; Description; Recently Viewed Items; Write a Review. Very good choice for my 100+ year old bowl-back mandolin. Reviewed in the United States on March 24, 2018, So much easier on the fingers, you have no pain and can play all day...good part, Reviewed in the United States on July 26, 2013. rendering them useless. I like the sound of D’Addario J74s but I get a lot of string breakages with the unwound ones (corrosive sweat I suppose). With an oval hole instrument such as yours, they might sound very good. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Flat wound and polished, they are smooth as silk and very easy on the fingers. Have you any words of wisdom, on the merits of various brands of Mandolin Strings? Reviewed in the United States on May 31, 2018, Reviewed in the United States on September 27, 2015. Unique sound but I like them. bronze strings. Standard Delivery Times. Thomastik Mandolin Set medium. Thomastik-Infeld, which has been making strings by hand in Vienna, Austria, since 1919, says its mandolin strings have a clear, brilliant sound. While the strings don't jangle, they do have a fairly long sustain, especially for flat-wound strings. Otherwise, I might have to reconsider them for the long-term. The response and ring are excellent, and they certainly have plenty of power. Reviewed in the United States on December 8, 2016, Best strings I have ever used. You don't need to play them hard to get this effect either. You may or may not like the strings (although spending that kind of money does prejudice your likes and dislikes :grin depending on how your mandolin sounds. The rest are highly polished chrome. If you are a member of The Session, log in to add a comment. These strings will feel light under your fingers, but deliver a thick dark sound. I found other similar strings (LaBella strings) that cost a lot less. Super warm yet clear sound. If you go to Mandolincafe (http://www.mandolincafe.com) and check out the many threads there you can find more information. Has anyone here tried these babies? If you are a fiddle player who is finding mandolin playing to be a painful experience, these strings will go a long way toward helping you adjust. You can still see all customer reviews for the product. The strings are flat wound, and the plain E string is made of tin plated silver steel. Some players report they give up a little volume with the strings. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. While the strings did not sound bad, they did not bring out the full qualities of the F-5. http://www.oakwoodinstruments.co.uk/four/mandolins/mand.htm#
I must admit though, I usually just go for ye olde faithful D’Addarios, at a more modest £8.99. The good news is that they last months longer than bronze strings which offsets the cost differential a bit. Mike Keyes
5 Reviews. Review Summary . To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. There's a problem loading this menu right now. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Finally got around to installing these and despite UTMOST care, an e-string broke well before it reached pitch! At $12 a pair for replacement, it is a hardship for working musicians to use such a delicate item if they are prone to breaking so easily. Reviewed in the United States on November 12, 2017. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. These strings were junk. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. I double wrapped them and looped on the tuner and every single string stretched and unwound, rendering them useless. My Michael Kelly sounds wonderful, Reviewed in the United States on April 5, 2015.
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All strings are easy in handling and have a long life span. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Thomastik-Infeld Mandolin Strings (154W) at Amazon.com. They must be the easiest strings to put on an instrument I have ever tried - something about the thickness and material make them so easy to wind up and stay in place. Aside from the high initial cost, it's a nice compromise for players wanting easy fretting and quick picking with a full sound. For the amount of money I spent, I figured I would get to at least tune them up. Hopefully Thomastik strings are more durable. OK, so these are very expensive strings. Especially good for fiddle / mandolin crossover players.
At this price, I do hope they last a very long time. http://www.themusicroom-online.co.uk/product_info.php/cPath/30_33/products_id/3329
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