JG Windows


Basket

You have no items in your shopping basket.

Subtotal: £0.00
Search Site
  • - -

    Click & Collect in-store

    Free collection from our stores

  • - -

    Sign up to our Newsletter

    New products, offers and events.

  • - -

    Free Delivery

    On printed music & CD/DVD orders £30+

More Views

D'Addario 5-String Banjo Strings, Nickel, Light, 9-20

More Views

D'Addario 5-String Banjo Strings, Nickel, Light, 9-20

Availability: In stock

£5.69

Need help? - Call us on 0191 2211131

  • One complete set of 5-string banjo strings
  • Light gauge (.009-.020)
  • Wound strings are round wound, made from nickel-plated steel. Unwound strings are plain steel
Product Code: EJ60
Rate this product
Brand: D'Addario

In stock

Availability

Delivery

StoreIn Stock
Newcastle

Call 0191 232 1356 for availability

Metrocentre

Product available instore

Whilst goods may not show as in stock at some stores, Click & Collect can usually still be selected at any store when checking out. Click here for more information

Note: These are shipping estimates only and are subject to change.

Delivery within United Kingdom

Standard shipping - £2.99

Approx delivery 1-2 working days

More delivery options can be viewed at the checkout page.

Product Description

D'Addario banjo sets are 'The Player's Choice' for many professional bluegrass musicians. They are made from the highest quality plain steel and wound strings, and available in a wide variety of gauges.

Nickel-Plated Steel Explained
A steel alloy that has an electroplating of 8% pure nickel. This is a formula used in the world-famous D'Addario XL string line. This steel alloy is ideally suited for magnetic pickups and the nickel plating provides a cosmetic finish, oxidation resistance and surface smoothness. It is bright sounding and long-lasting without promoting fret wear.

Plain Steel Explained
A high carbon steel alloy wire that is round in cross section. Used for plain steel strings.

When do I change my strings?
Don’t wait until they break! The frequency you should change strings depends on how often you play, how you play, and in what conditions your instrument is played and stored. Active performers may need to change their strings on a weekly basis or even more often if they suffer from acidic perspiration. Occasional players may take months to wear out a set. Most players change strings when they lose their brilliance, sound too mellow, when intonation falters or when their instrument is difficult to keep in tune. Changing one string after it breaks is not recommended as the newer string will be brighter-sounding than the rest of the set.

How can I clean my strings?
Hand perspiration and dirt build-up are the main culprits that shorten string longevity. Wipe strings down with a clean cloth after each session. For those of you with more acidic perspiration, wipe strings down with Planet Waves String Cleaner.

Which string set is for me?
Whether choosing electric, acoustic, classical or other strings, the right string tension for your style is a matter of trial and error and is of utmost importance. Experimenting with different tensions can bring out a completely different character and sound of your instrument and in the style of your play. You should not assume that the string tension the guitar manufacturer selected at the factory is the right tension for you.

Custom blending of light and medium sets or extra light and light sets is also an option. For example the EXL140 set combines the trebles of a regular light electric set with the basses of a jazz EJ21 set. This allows easy bending of treble strings with the heftier bass response of the heavier EJ21 strings.

Light gauge strings are the most popular and are recommended by most makers. Lighter overall string tension ensures longer soundboard and neck life. Heavier tensions are not recommended for guitars built with fragile tops. Medium gauge strings offer more projection on heavier built instruments.

Classical sets are gauged in light, normal, hard and extra hard tensions. Although the total pull of classical strings is much less than their steel string counterparts, the string height is set higher on classical guitars. This fact makes the tension difference critical.

Item Weight 9 g
Product Dimensions 2 x 10 x 10 cm
Item model number J60
Size EJ60 Loop-End 5 String (9-20w)

Get in touch

For questions regarding the click & collect service for this product please contact the relevant store

PhoneNewcastle - 0191 232 1356

PhoneMetrocentre - 0191 493 2244

Alternatively if you have any other questions regarding this product, please contact us via the details below or alternatively visit us instore.

Phone0191 2211131

Emailinstruments@jgwindows.com

Customer Reviews

Write Your Own Review

How do you rate this product? *

  1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars
Overall rating

JG Windows is one of the oldest and most respected music businesses in the UK, having been founded in 1908.  Our branches in Newcastle upon Tyne city centre and Gateshead Metrocentre carry a massive range of musical instruments and accessories, sheet music, Hifi and recorded music, supported by knowledgeable and friendly staff.