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La Bella Acoustic 12 String Guitar Silk & Steel Heavy, .014 - .068, 710-12H

La Bella Acoustic 12 String Guitar Silk & Steel Heavy, .014 - .068, 710-12H
Manufacturer:
La Bella
Manufacturer Part #:
710-12H
SKU:
LAB_710-12H
Price:
$21.28

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By Brent Gallatin
June 9, 2011
La Bella silk and steel - .014 - .068
I'm very happy with these on my Del Arte "Leadbelly" 12string. They don't match the setup Leadbelly used exactly, but I'm happy with the sound and playability of this set. I tune to C and have a tailpiece rather than pegs to accommodate the tension. Nice to have a set like this where I don't have to mix and match. The silk and steel is mellow but with 12 strings I'm getting enough twang.
By Greg Martin
April 8, 2011
La Bella 710-12H
Great strings with plenty of tone and soft feel. Should be used tuned down to c c or d d, tail piece pressure bridge style set up would be best for a heavy set like this. very nice!
By john farrell
December 11, 2010
too heavy
wanted strings to tune to c. unfortuately my guitar's bridge pulled loose. probably not so much the strings as the 12 on which i put them. but still and all they were far too heavy. my fault but next time i'll know to avoid heavy guage strings. I'll stick to lite.

 

NOTE

DESCRIPTION

DIAMETER INCHES

TENSION LBS

1st E

Plain Steel

.014

 

2nd E

Plain Steel

.014

 

3rd C

Plain Steel

.018

 

4th C

Plain Steel

.018

 

5th G

Silk & Steel

.031

 

6th G

Plain Steel

.012

 

7th C

Silk & Steel

.044

 

8th C

Plain Steel

.018

 

9th G

Silk & Steel

.056

 

10th G

Silk & Steel

.025

 

11th C

Silk & Steel

.068

 

12th C

Silk & Steel

.033

 



 

La Bella Acoustic Steel String

"LaBella's acoustic guitar sets are comprised of perfectly balanced strings and are available in a choice of many different gauges. Accommodating today's acoustic players and their instruments, these varied set designs present many options for stringing. Only the finest American-made materials are used -- high quality plain steel and superior bronze alloys. Handcrafted by skilled technicians, LaBella guarantees every string that leaves the factory.

Over the centuries, the problem of prolonging the life of metal strings has plagued both players and string makers. Today, some manufacturers have discovered a quick fix method to prevent oxidation from occuring. They coat the metal strings with a polymer or synthetic material. This process stifles the wound string's sound production and does not guarantee a longer life. Any surface treatment deadens the natural transmitting powers of the string and dampens the high overtones associated with a good wound acoustic guitar string.

 

12-String Guitar

In the Twenties and Thirties, the 12-string guitar was popular with Delta Blues players especially "Leadbelly". Today, both folk singers and Hawaiian "slack-key" guitarists prefer this double string instrument."

 

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