Warm Bright

Acoustic 80/20 Bronze with POLYWEB Coating

The longest lasting tone night after night!

Elixir® Acoustic 80/20 Bronze Strings with POLYWEB® Coating deliver a warm, "played-in" tone together with extended tone life that players have come to expect from Elixir Strings.

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Description

Elixir Strings, the #1 selling acoustic guitar string*

  • Only coated string brand to protect the entire string with an ultra-thin coating, keeping gunk out of the gaps between the windings
  • Extended Tone Life – players report their tone lasts longer than any other string, uncoated or coated
  • Consistent performance and tone – ready to play whenever you are
  • Smooth feel that is easy on your fingers and enhances playability
  • Reduces finger squeak – good for both performance and recording
  • Anti-Rust Plated Plain Steel Strings resist tone-deadening corrosion, ensuring a longer life for entire set
  • With less hassle and expense of frequent string changes, spend more time making music

*Source: MI SalesTrak® (US $ Vol)

String gauges and part numbers
String Tension for Tuning

Acoustic 80/20 Bronze with POLYWEB Coating

Part No. Gauge E-1 B-2 G-3 D-4 A-5 E-6
11000 Extra Light .010 .014 .023 .030 .039 .047
11025 Custom Light .011 .015 .022 .032 .042 .052
11050 Light .012 .016 .024 .032 .042 .053
11075 Light-Medium .012 .016 .024 .035 .045 .056
11100 Medium .013 .017 .026 .035 .045 .056
11125 Resonator .016 .018 .028 .035 .045 .056

Acoustic 80/20 Bronze 12-String with POLYWEB Coating

Part No. Gauge E B G D A E
11150 Light .010 .014 .023 .030 .039 .047
    .010 .014 .009 .012 .018 .027

String Tension for Tuning

String tension shown below is an approximation. Guitar string tension is based upon a 25.5" guitar scale length and standard tuning. 

Gauge E-1 B-2 G-3 D-4 A-5 E-6 Total Tension (lbs)
Extra Light Strings
Diameter (in) / Tension (lbs)
.010 / 16 .014 / 18 .023 / 27 .030 / 26 .039 / 24 .047 / 20 131
Custom Light Strings
Diameter (in) / Tension (lbs)
.011 / 20 .015 / 20 .022 / 25 .032 / 30 .042 / 28 .052 / 24 147
Light Strings
Diameter (in) / Tension (lbs)
.012 / 23 .016 / 23 .024 / 29 .032 / 30 .042 / 28 .053 / 25 158
Light-Medium Strings
Diameter (in) / Tension (lbs)
.012 / 23 .016 / 23 .024 / 29 .035 / 35 .045 / 33 .056 / 28 171
Medium Strings
Diameter (in) / Tension (lbs)
.013 / 27 .017 / 26 .026 / 34 .035 / 35 .045 / 33 .056 / 28 183
Resonator Strings
Diameter (in) / Tension (lbs)
.016 / 41 .018 / 29 .028 / 40 .035 / 35 .045 / 33 .056 / 28 206
12-String Light
Diameter (in) / Tension (lbs)
.010 / 16 .014 / 18 .023 / 27 .030 / 26 .039 / 24 .047 / 20  
12-String Light Continued .010 / 16 .014 / 18 .009 / 19 .012 / 18 .018 / 23 .027 / 26 251

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PHOSPHOR BRONZE OR 80/20 BRONZE?

Get different tone and feel options with different coatings. All coatings offer the same long-lasting tone life.

WHY ELIXIR STRINGS TONE LASTS SO LONG

Our coating protects the entire string, including the gaps between the windings, eliminating tone-killing debris buildup.

PUT AN END TO DEAD-SOUNDING STRINGS

Elixir Strings sounds like new strings for a long, long time.

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Artists Who Use Acoustic 80/20 Bronze with POLYWEB Coating

Miranda Lambert, Chris Tomlin and Kaki King

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