There's a problem loading this menu right now. Thomastik-Infeld Mandolin Flat Wound Mittle (Medium) 34 cm, .010 - .033, 154M $ 54.95.
This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately. Best mandolin strings for classical music, Reviewed in the United States on May 13, 2019. As far as the sound: I don't know whether this description will make total sense but they SEEM to push the sound deeper into the instrument. But the Thomastik strings (‘Apart from the plain mandolin E string, these strings are made of tin-plated silver steel, flat wound with chrome steel wire and finely polished.’) will be very different, I expect. Worth their premium price. Aside from the high initial cost, it's a nice compromise for players wanting easy fretting and quick picking with a full sound. In retrospect this is not unexpected as the F-5 is a carved top F hole instrument with a specific sound. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. At almost £27, I’ll be expecting these new Strings to almost play themselves! I am very disappointed and feel I deserve a replacement or full refund. Reviewed in the United States on December 8, 2016, Best strings I have ever used. 0% (0) 3 . I'm not a heavy mando player, and don't change strings that often. The low tension set is very easy to play, and a big help for quick switching between fiddle and mandolin during a gig. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Reviewed in the United States on June 6, 2018. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Reviewed in the United States on July 17, 2019. Not expensive either - I change them every few weeks. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. The longevity of these strings on my mandolin has been exceptional. Love these strings! They’re a very good string and worth at least a try, but not for every mandolin or player. 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’ve only had the pleasure of using Prazision strings on fiddle for the last decade and haven’t found anything to match them. Reviewed in the United States on April 29, 2018. Flat wound and polished, they are smooth as silk and very easy on the fingers. Mike Keyes
I am hooked on the Thomastiks for my old Gibson A-4. 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.
Very good choice for my 100+ year old bowl-back mandolin. Finally got around to installing these and despite UTMOST care, an e-string broke well before it reached pitch! Worth the money if your primary focus is easy to play. Or, maybe the sound seems to come from deeper within the instrument. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United States on December 22, 2016, Reviewed in the United States on August 19, 2019, These strings were recommended by friends,,, and I'm glad they did. You should get your money’s worth and then some as they should last four or five times as long
0% (0) 0% Recommend this product (0 of 5 responses) By Mike B. If you aren’t a member of The Session yet, you can sign up now. 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. While the strings don't jangle, they do have a fairly long sustain, especially for flat-wound strings. rendering them useless. I use Newtone phosphor bronze wound strings on all my fretted instruments, and I’m happy with them.