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John Pearse® Acoustic Six String Guitar Phosphor Bronze Slack Key, .013 - .056, 800

John Pearse® Acoustic Six String Guitar Phosphor Bronze Slack Key, .013 - .056, 800
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By Barry
Batavia, IL
Slack Key set
August 6, 2022
I play in DADGAD a lot and this set sound great with this tuning.
By Ced
Madison, WI
Fantastic strings.
September 28, 2020
One does not have to play slack key to enjoy these strings. They are great for fingerstyle as the mids are taking a comfortable & slight backseat to increase the presence of the bass lines while the highs give the theme and the melody the shine they deserve. I use them for country blues, ragtime, swing...on all my National reso-phonic guitars.
And of course, they are very suitable for slack key!
Get them through JustStrings.com. Always in stock, best price and quick and reliable shipping.
By Danny
Kailua, HI
Most Flexible and Well Balanced Gauges
February 3, 2020
On any given gig I will go between standard, open G, open D, DADGAD, and open C. This is the best feeling set in all those tunings, and it sounds great too! I only knocked a star for the packaging, which allows corrosion through.
Great feel and tone, small company. Packaging is not airtight, and allows some corrosion when strings are stored for a while.
By Greg B.
Great Strings...
January 25, 2010
Have been using these for a couple of years on my Lowden O32. I regularly play in DADGAD backing Celtic music, picking melodies and accompanying songs. I guess the finest compliment I can give is that others regularly comment on how great the guitar sounds. The strings are a big part of that.
By john g.
slack key guitar strings
November 9, 2009
I think these are great strings but I took them off my OO size Yairi -- too hard to play. I normally use silk and steel on this guitar.







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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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