#1
My acoustic guitar is a Yamaha LS16 and it by nature has a lot of treble and a very open airy sound.

I realize there's only so much we can do with strings but I've been using D'Addario Phosphor Bronze lights (high e is 0.012)

These on my guitar sound a little too ringy.

I wonder if anybody can recommend a set of strings that reduce ring and treble, and give me a tighter "flat" sound that would balance out the nature of the guitar?

Many thanks.
#2
You might look into 80/20 bronze instead of phosphor, it's a little darker. Also, if you want to go a step further, flat wounds?
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#4
Quote by Artemis Entreri
You might look into 80/20 bronze instead of phosphor, it's a little darker.


D'Addario's website cites the 80/20's as being brighter?
#5
Quote by patticake
try martin silk and steels. they're the brightness killer


I may well have a go with the silk/steels. Thanks
#7
Quote by R2-Guitar
D'Addario's website cites the 80/20's as being brighter?


80/20 Bronze tends to start out brighter, but once they've been on your guitar for a day or two, they tend to start dropping off into a much mellower tone.
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