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John Pearse® Acoustic Six String Guitar Phosphor Bronze Extra Light, .010 - .047, 500XL

John Pearse® Acoustic Six String Guitar Phosphor Bronze Extra Light, .010 - .047, 500XL
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31% Recommend this product (4 of 13 responses)
By Purgatory J.
Gardiner, Maine
Third order with JustStrings
January 22, 2022
...and I'm super pleased with their service and fast shipping!
I love John Pearse strings but they're hard to find and no local music stores carry them. I play every day, and gig several times per week and these strings keep crisp tone.
By Donald P.
100 Orchard Circle, Naples, TX 75568
Great strings, been using them for years.
January 19, 2022
Had a stockpile then relocated. Over time stockpile tan out and searched for a replacement. Found you guys, in the immortal words of The Terminator, "I'll be back".
Great strings my go to. Not commonly sold in my area.
By Michael C.
The only strings I use
June 20, 2021
I just wish they were available in Nines.
By Chris R.
Florence, MA
Great strings
December 22, 2020
John's strings are and always have been the highest quality - great tone, great action. He may be gone, but his legacy lives beneath my fingers!
By Rick S.
"The" String
January 9, 2015
Not only do these strings sound and intonate well, but there is an added benefit.

The ball end winding over lap is minimum. This is good. If you have a sloped or slotted bridge, where the distance between the saddle and pins is very short. Therefore, no problems with winding over lap resting on the saddle.
By Jeff C.
John Pearse
July 15, 2011
Pearse phosphor bronze are about the only acoustic strings I buy any more. I put a coated set on to squelch string squeak for recording, but loss of tone subtlety wasn't worth it.
By Brian W.
John Pearse Strings
April 29, 2011
Although I wanted the step up from the extra light strings, I couldn't pass up a 3 for 1 buy for this gauge...
I'll have to wait and see if they hold up as well as the light gauge do...

Thanks Just Strings.com !!!!
By Paul G.
John Pearse® Acoustic Six String
April 28, 2011
Great strings!
By jeff c.
April 3, 2011
These are the best acoustic bronze strings. I only get Elixir for recording in delicate situations, to cut string squeak.
By Neil
January 5, 2011
Hi to all
I've be using John Pearse string for years and they're great.
By Neil G.
October 14, 2010
Hi ,
I've been using John Pearse for several years now. Since I use extra light, the other makes that I was using
just didn't stand up with either tone or response.
I love them, I play several times a week and I don't need or want surprises!

Bay du Vin , N.B.
By rusty
September 15, 2010
The best.
By Daniel F.
John Pearse
June 14, 2010
I would never string an acoustic with anything else.






1st E

Silvered Plain



2nd B

Silvered Plain



3rd G

Phosphor Bronze Wound



4th D

Phosphor Bronze Wound



5th A

Phosphor Bronze Wound



6th E

Phosphor Bronze Wound




John PearseÒ Strings

"English studio musician John Pearse first began researching into music string manufacture in the mid-sixties. The first person, ever, to teach guitar on television - his BBC lessons have been seen in six countries while his PBS series, STRINGALONG, was shown in most US television markets whilst becoming perhaps the best selling video guitar course both nationally and internationally. He is the author of some forty books on such diverse subjects as instrument building and technique- to cooking and the traditional art of fly fishing! In 1965 John began his collaboration with British Music Strings, a London string maker, to develop a guitar string with both a longer life and a more accurate vibrating and nodal pattern. His designs were so successful that, over the years, both British Music Strings and Thomastik marketed strings under his name. John also designed string lines for Bourne Guitars and Jay Associates, makers of the Jester guitar line.

In 1978 he came to the United States to develop a unique line of accessories for the C.F.Martin Company. It was here that he again met dulcimist Mary Faith Rhoads. After eighteen months, he decided to leave Martin, and, with Mary Faith, started Breezy Ridge Instruments to produce the Breezy Ridge Hammer Dulcimer. His revolutionary design proved itself to be the best sounding Hammer Dulcimer ever made. Next came a line of music strings designed especially for the professional musician. Within months, word of these exciting strings had spread across the country and pressure from both the public and beleaguered dealers had persuaded John and Mary Faith to make their line available to stores and things have just kept growing since then!"



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