#1
I just got some elixer 11 guages to replace the stock strings but I have to say I am very disappointed. Gone is the warm, beautiful tone and in comes this twangy and annoying one.

2 Questions:
Is it possible to replace the elixers with my old strings?

What are the best strings for this guitar? I love the warm sounds of the stock strings.

Now I can;t say the elixers were all bad. they seemed easier on the fingers, especially when sliding, but definitely not worth the price of crappy sound
#2
well some ppl like twangy tone...u really shouldve tried other strings out to find a tone u want instead of buyin strings like elixers just because theyre expensive
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#3
Use phosphor bronze strings instead of 80/20 bronze, as they provide a warmer and more mellow tone.
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#4
When I read your post, it sounds like you like the sound of old, dull strings. Am I right in thinking this?
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#5
Quote by shakysam
Use phosphor bronze strings instead of 80/20 bronze, as they provide a warmer and more mellow tone.



I'm a big fan of the elixIr phosphor bronze strings
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#6
D'addario Phosphor Bronze strings are the way to go. I can buy like 4 sets for the price of one set of elixirs
#7
I also am not a fan of elixer strings - at all. Don't like how they sound or how they feel but it's all personal preference like anything else. I have a Yamaha FG-735s and I use Martin SP Phosper strings - You can use Custom Light if you want 11s. They sound great on this guitar and any guitar for that matter. I use them on both my Yamaha and my Takamine acoustic-electric. Try em...you will love em.
#8
Quote by shakysam
Use phosphor bronze strings instead of 80/20 bronze, as they provide a warmer and more mellow tone.



those are the ones i have.

but can i restring them with the old strings? i still have those
#9
umm yeah...dont re-string them it never turns out how ya think. and thats the way elixers sound... Twangy is the wrong word. Instead of twangy use,,clear tone. I'm a huge fan of Elixers. they sound great on my washburn
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#10
Just bought an Alvarez MD90. It came with Elixirs on it. I personally love the tone I'm getting out of them. Now, keep in mind I haven't played it with anything else to compare it to and it could simply be the guitar itself I don't know.
#12
I remember when i was begginning at guitar after i restringed for the first time i tuned it my 3rd 2nd and 1st strings to some random bass notes on my electric tuner that. I felt like such a retard after finding out lol. Anyway i love my elixir polywebs on my Yamaha fg730. Best strings iv ever tried
#13
I don't even understand why people buy polywebs. Nanowebs are better in every way from tone to longevity.
#14
Quote by neonflannel
umm yeah...dont re-string them it never turns out how ya think. and thats the way elixers sound... Twangy is the wrong word. Instead of twangy use,,clear tone. I'm a huge fan of Elixers. they sound great on my washburn

Yeah, I love the crisp tone of new strngs, and the Elixirs on my Yamaha still sound great (apart from the G string, which has gone a bit dull). I used to use D'addarios, and even though I liked them they went dull WAY too fast. I tried to get some D'addario EXPs, but the shop didn't have any.
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#15
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I don't even understand why people buy polywebs. Nanowebs are better in every way from tone to longevity.

Well i just asked for elixir strings and thats what they gave me .Are nanowebs more expensive?