Martin M140 80/20 Bronze Light 12-54 Acoustic Guitar Strings
Martin M140 acoustic guitar strings still prevail as a best selling guitar string set. Martin M140s are made with traditional 80/20 bronze alloy windings for a bright and ringing tone. Traditional 80/20 bronze alloy is 80% copper and 20% zinc, and well known for its tonal characteristics. Used as wrap wire for the wound strings, it creates a rather bright tone when new, which softens and mellows with a little age with playing, but never looses it brilliance. It's a favorite for all genre of acoustic guitar work where full bodied, classic acoustic tone is needed.
M140s have helped establish the Martin strings reputation for fine acoustic guitar strings, and remain one of Martin's popular selections. The M140 acoustic guitar string set is made up of selected light gauge strings which are easy to play, yet don't compromise on tone or volume. Martin strings help bring out the natural personality of a guitar, and reward you with full toned chords and well rounded single note runs. In addition, they are an incredible value in performance and quality, for such a small investment. Try some Martin M140 strings on your guitar. We think you will like them.
String Diameters: .012 .016 .025 .032 .42 .054 inches
Total String Set Tension: 160.5 pounds
M140s are a light gauge string set that gives you full volume and tone, yet is easy to play. With a total set tension of 160.5 pounds, they are heavy enough to create good acoustic volume through your guitar bridge, and still light enough to not over-stress your guitar.
Try a set and see why they are one of our best selling guitar strings.