WNAMM07: No Rust For The Pickers

Elixir Strings offer Anti-Rust Plated Plain Steel Strings for acoustic guitar      01/02/07
WNAMM07: No Rust For The Pickers



Following the success of its Anti-Rust Plated Plain Steel Strings for electric guitar, Elixir Strings, the pioneer of long-life string technology, has introduced Anti-Rust Plated Plain Steel Strings for acoustic guitar.
Elixir tell us that the Anti-Rust Plated Plain Steel Strings for acoustic guitar have the feel and sound of traditional strings, but last up to five times longer than ordinary strings without corroding or losing their tone. They say that these long life plain steels are the perfect complement to Elixir Strings coated wound strings, now allowing acoustic and electric guitarists alike to enjoy the fresh feel and great tone of new strings far longer than with any other brand of strings.
Craig Theorin, product manager, Elixir Strings told us, “Elixir Strings revolutionized guitar strings when we found a way to extend the life of wound stings without compromising tone. Our Anti-Rust plated plain steels complete the long-life set. Now, acoustic guitarists can enjoy the same advantages as electric guitarists—a lifespan three to five times longer than ordinary guitar strings and lasting tone throughout the entire set. Elixir Strings are the number one selling acoustic string in the U.S., and we are delighted that we now can deliver even more value for players.� The secret behind Elixir Strings’ Anti-Rust Plated Steels is its proprietary alloy plating that inhibits tone-killing corrosion. Although the new strings last longer than ordinary plain steel strings, Elixir say that they maintain a traditional metallic feel with the crisp, clean tone of new strings.
Hundreds of guitarists were enlisted to test Elixir Strings’ Anti-Rust Plated Plain Steel Strings over the last two years, and the strings were commonly praised as an amazing innovation. The musicians were unanimous in assessing the strings’ great feel and tone, and noted that tone lasted significantly longer than the strings they had used previously. In addition, in these extended field trials, of the used strings that were returned, nearly all exhibited little or no rust.
Sets of Elixir Strings Anti-Rust Plated Plain Steel Strings for acoustic guitar will be offered in Light and Medium gauges as well as a 12 string Light gauge.
More information:
  • www.elixirstrings.com
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