Review by David Cooper
If you are need of quality guitar strings for your acoustic guitar, you may want to consider the Martin FX740 Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings. Depending on your particular needs in terms of tone, your experience level and budget, these strings may or may not be a good option. You will find more information about Martin Guitar strings, particular the Martin FX740 Phosphor Bronze Acoustic guitar strings here, in this brief review.
Martin FX740 Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings are made with thin core wire. This helps to improve flexibility and harmonic sustain. It also gives guitarists more playing control. What is especially nice is that the advanced core wire manages to do all of the aforementioned without sacrificing playability, durability or tone.
These are light gauge strings with the tension measuring 164.8. String gauge measures the diameter or thickness of the strings. They are measured in thousandths of an inch.
When deciding on which Martin acoustic strings a person should buy, a few considerations need to be made, amongst them, price, string type, string gauge, required tone and the age of the guitar. The right strings will affect the quality of the sound.
Price will be an important consideration for some people, though obviously not for everyone. If it is, it is important to avoid paying more money than one has to on strings. Martin FX740 Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings are very affordable and can typically be purchased for less than $5.00.
As mentioned above, the gauge of the string, measures its diameter. There are four primary gauge options for acoustic guitars. They are Extra Light, Custom Light, Light and Medium gauge. The Martin FX740 Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings have a light gauge, which measure between 12 and 54. These are often used by professional musicians.
The tone a guitar player is seeking will also affect their strings choice. Bronze strings are great for people who want a bright and clear tone. These strings, however, have one downside. They tone tends to fade. Phosphor Bronze Strings, which the Martin FX740s are, are ideal for warm tones with long holds.
Individuals in need of affordable, high quality guitar strings may want to consider the Martin FX740 Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings. This is especially true of individuals that desire to play warm tones with long holds and who want light gauge strings. Martin FX740 Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings are a great option for professional players who play their guitars regularly. Martin guitar strings come highly recommended and are generally rated quite high by guitarists.
I used to be a fan of Martin SP. Once I tried the FX series on my Lowden, I fell in love with them immediately! They are the best for finger picking and totally suit my style. These strings produce great tone and note separation. They are easy on my fingers especially for bends and slides. I love the feel and sound. And they seem to last just as well as the others. Read more user reviews.
92/8 Phosphor Bronze
Light:.012 - .054