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Gibson Earl Scruggs Signature Banjo Strings, Light

4.9 out of 5 stars 19 customer reviews

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Product Description

When you say "Earl Scruggs", you mean banjo playing at its best. It also means the best banjo strings Gibson has to offer! Earl Scruggs' Signature strings have a crisp sound to them, with excellent note definition. And the availability of light and medium gauges gives your playing style extra flexibility.

Product Information

Item Weight 0.8 ounces
Product Dimensions 1 x 1 x 1 inches
Shipping Weight 0.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Domestic Shipping Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
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ASIN B0002D0EJW
Item model number SBG-ESL
Customer Reviews
4.9 out of 5 stars 19 customer reviews

4.9 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank #8,920 in Musical Instruments (See Top 100 in Musical Instruments)
#32 in Musical Instruments > Instrument Accessories > Folk & World Instrument Accessories > Banjo Accessories
Date first available at Amazon.com July 30, 2004

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I have always used D'Addario light strings but decided to give these a try. I have had them on there for a few days and they are only OK in my opinion. The Gibson strings were definitely more money (about 50% more). They do tune up nice and seem to stay in tune so far but the volume is not there compared to the D'Addario strings and they don't seem as full either. Although the gauge is supposed to be the same they seem lighter. I did buy 3 sets of both the Gibson light and Gibson medium strings for comparison and to see how they hold up so I might decide I need a heavier gauge or that my initial impression was wrong. If I had to give an opinion now I would say save your money but stay tuned.
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I cut them off my banjo. I was not impressed with the sound on my goodtime 2 banjo. The strings didn't resonate like I expected, I have learned that light strings work best for my banjo.
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Amazing sound on my mastertone banjo with these light string. However, I do like the mediums when I'm out an about in festival jams for the extra volume and low end.
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Recommend highly. Thought these were a good value and were delivered quickly. Might try extra lights next time to quiet down the old five string
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I have used these strings for several years they are lively and l
ast long time. I don't use any other
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Really like the sound quality on the Banjo. Best strings I have used so far on my instrument.
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Excellent set. Fun to play a slightly lighter set. Tone is great, playability perfect.
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Always a good product. I use these exclusively. Prompt service and well packaged.
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