While tone will vary slightly in each guitar's pickup, nickel wound strings provide a bright warm tone and are highly favorable for most music genres. Your thoughts please . Just click on the tab on the right to see how you can get this discount using social media such as Facebook or Twitter. Site Design by EYStudios. Play more, pay less. Lights. Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member. With our history and consistent above-the-bar quality, we believe you should play more and pay less. Premium nickel guitar strings built to be tough and affordable so you can keep your axe screaming whether you want twang, snarl or bite. How do Darco strings differ from your competitors? Martin & Co. designs and manufactures these Darco strings themselves using high-quality materials and precision care in the production process. Mediums. Strength, clarity, musicality, reliability. Darco Bass Strings ? © 2002-var today=new Date(); Buy your acoustic guitar strings and accessories from Strings and Beyond and take advantage of our low prices and fast shipping. All Rights Reserved. If you take away the bells and whistles, the magic coatings and dodecahedron cores, the chrome-plated alloys and all the markups that make strings cost more, what really makes a great guitar string? What does everybody think about Martins Darco line of electric bass string? It's not just a name, AFAIK they do still make their own strings. Playing style, desired sound and environmental conditions can impact the decision to change the strings. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Oct 3, 2006 G.R. Preferring light strings, I chose the D930 9s which are extra light. These strings have been developed to provide a brilliant tone out of the box and break in to a warmer sound. Darco® Electric Guitar Strings. Darco was started years ago as a joint venture between Martin and the D'addario family. This wire is wrapped around a core wire to provide deeper and more sustained mid-range and bass tones for your electric guitar. Martin makes the Darco 80/20 Bronze strings for acoustic guitars and the Darco Nickel Wound strings for electric guitars. Fast shipment, nice strings........thanks. Strings News About FAQs Customer Service. Even the best strings break and, last we checked, the going rate for nickel was a nickel. Darco has been manufacturing the same great sounding strings for the past 40 years. Strings and Beyond makes it easy to get the Darco guitar strings or other supplies you need so you can get back to playing. D9705 | 5 String Lights. In medieval folklore, a familiar was a spirit that would arrive, usually in the form of an animal, to guide cunning folk in their journeys. MI. Be sure to check the descriptions of these strings to see the charts showing the precise gauges of the strings in each set. You make music, and Darco® strings wants to help keep you making it. That’s why Darco® strings strives to deliver meticulously constructed strings of authentic nickel and steel at a price that means you can keep a spare pack of Darco® strings in the gig bag, a few sets in the van, a pack at the space, a set at home, a set for the emergency onstage string change, the pre-gig peace-of-mind string swap, and the bright-and-chimy heading-to-the-studio, fresh-set change. One of the biggest factors in the sound of electric guitar strings is the wrap wire. When you share the news about our low prices with your friends on social media, both you and your friends can receive a discount. Crows, those oft-misunderstood, mischievous and clever creatures, have long been known to defend their nests from hawks and eagles. The acoustic guitar strings are available in three gauges and the electric guitar strings are available in two gauges. They're inexpensive, start out fairly bright, and mellow quickly and IMHO nicely. Quality, tone, and value are what Darco ® strings promises you in every pack: as superb a guitar string as any other, at a price that means your sound can shine, all of the time. After I completed the string job, I sadly put the Epiphone back where I keep it preferring some of the other guitars in my collection, such as my Gretsch and Rickenbacker models. MADE IN USA New Martin Darco Electric Bass Guitar Strings Medium D9500L Condition: New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable). Aug 3, 2007 #2. As a general rule, when strings require re-tuning often, it is time to change the strings. document.write(today.getFullYear()); Strings and Beyond. If you take away the bells and whistles, the magic coatings, the chrome-plated alloys and all the markups that make strings cost more, what really makes a great guitar string is superb tone, strength, clarity, and reliability. Close. Darco Strings. These strings have been developed to provide a brilliant tone out of the box and break in to a warmer sound. Extra Lights. Darco strings by Martin & Co. provide the perfect balance of quality and price, at less than $5 per set. Aug 3, 2007 #1. joeman583. Quality, tone, and value are what Darco® strings promises you in every pack: as superb a guitar string as any other, at a price that means your sound can shine, all of the time. Join our mailing list & be the first to hear about all our updates & offers! For environmental responsibility, packaging materials are kept to a minimum and made of 100 percent recyclable materials. Martin has been the sole owner for years. The sweet chime of nickel and steel. Like a good set of strings, the Darco crow is a familiar spirit for musicians—a reliable ally and sometimes guide down whichever road the music takes you. I picked up a pair of the revamped Darco strings at the Martin booth while at Winter NAMM, so I decided to give them a try on the Epiphone. How do Darco strings differ from your competitors? Play more, pay less. In addition to fast shipping, you’ll save money thanks to Strings and Beyond’s low prices and the additional discounts we offer. The envelopes used also reduce tarnishing on the strings. Customer Service FAQs Newsletter Signup Company. Darco strings by Martin & Co. provide the perfect balance of quality and price, at less than $5 per set. Premium nickel guitar strings built to be tough and affordable so you can keep your axe screaming whether you want twang, snarl or bite. Martin makes the Darco 80/20 Bronze strings for acoustic guitars and the Darco Nickel Wound strings for electric guitars. Apr 8, 2006. Like a good set of strings, the Darco crow is a familiar spirit for musicians—a reliable ally and sometimes guide down whichever road the music takes you. Previous Image Next Image. Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by joeman583, Aug 3, 2007. If you’re looking for other strings by Martin, visit the Martin page. Darco has been manufacturing the same great sounding strings for the past 40 years. Even the best strings break and, last we checked, the going rate for nickel was a nickel. Acoustic. Play more, pay less. Darco strings deliver all of this and more at an unbeatable value. Choose Darco® strings.