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Nickel Bronze

Unrivaled clarity, resonance, and projection,
with outstanding balance and harmonically rich overtones.
Now you can truly reveal the unique character of your guitar.

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“It was like playing well broken in strings almost immediately after stringing them. The tone is warm and crisp. Love these!”

— Kevin H., IL —

“These strings improve every characteristic I love about the guitar, especially projection. My guitar is noticeably louder. ”

— James C. , CA —

“Sound is good...full and focused and very well balanced with good sustain.”

— Rob V. , IN —

“Beautiful balanced tone that has aged very well and projects when flat-picked”

— Michael C., KS —

“I lost concentration many times while playing because I found myself listening to the sound. The guitar seemed to have more projection and clarity.”

— Mitchell F., CA —

“These strings produced an OMG ongoing experience every time I play. These strings have incredible clarity. They have increased power and projection over other strings. They have superior ringing sustain. These strings are quite simply the best strings I have ever put on a guitar.”

— Jeff G., VA —

“Expanded tonal range from these strings, with clearer highs and a tightening of the bass notes.”

— Raymond R., CA —

“Very enjoyable balance of tone. They don't sound like the same old traditional acoustic strings”

— John D. , USA —

“A well-balanced, but bright output.”

— Steven W. , NE —

“Once tuned to pitch, I experienced no continual initial stretching which I typically experience.”

— Stan E. , IA —
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Collings /
performed by
Andy Falco
Takamine /
performed by
Jiro Yoshida
Fender /
Larrivee /
Seagull /
Mini Jumbo
Takamine /
  • Collings / D1A
  • Takamine / JY-130
  • Fender / CD-60
  • Larrivee / D-03BW
  • Seagull / Mini Jumbo
  • Takamine / Ef360c‎
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“These strings sound warm and clear and even across all 6 strings.”

— Scott E. , CA —

“They do seem to sustain forever!”

— Jim D., OH —

“I love the sound and feel. They play smoothly and stay in tune nicely after a short break in period.”

— Chris R., CA —

“Harmonics ring out and resonate longer.”

— Jim B., PA —

“The strings ring more than any other strings I've had, I could strum the guitar and leave the room and when I come back they are still ringing!”

— Clay H., KS —

“Better than anything I've played on an acoustic guitar.”

— Darryl M. , KS —

“Very rich and they ring out much better than my other strings.”

— Mark J. , KS —

“You have a winner here. These really brought my guitar to life. I would recommend them highly.”

— David Z. , MD —

“ The tone was different in that I could hear more ringing overtones that sounded great. The strings have a chiming quality that I really like.”

— Raymond P., FL —

“The sound was very robust. More responsive to touch.”

— Mickey T. , IL —
Acoustic Properties
Nickel Bronze delivers enhanced mids and highs for greater clarity, presence, and harmonically rich overtones, without compromising low end warmth.
NY Steel is a proprietary high-carbon steel alloy developed by D’Addario specifically for use as wire in music instrument strings. Engineered to have greater pitch stability, NY Steel cores and plain steel strings allow players to spend less time tuning and more time making music.
The Lineup
D'Addario NB1047 Nickel Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings, Extra Light, 10-47
NB1047, Extra Light, 10-47
D'Addario NB1152 Nickel Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings, Custom Light, 11-52
NB1152, Custom Light, 11-52
D'Addario NB1253 Nickel Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings, Light, 12-53
NB1253, Light, 12-53
D'Addario NB1256 Nickel Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings, Light Top / Med Bottom, 12-56
NB1256, LT Top / Med Bottom, 12-56
D'Addario NB1356 Nickel Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings, Medium, 13-56
NB1356, Medium, 13-56
D'Addario NB1656, Resophonic, 16-56
NB1656, Resophonic, 16-56
D'Addario NB1047-12, Light 12-String, 10-47
NB1047-12, Light 12-String, 10-47
D'Addario Nickel Bronze Wound Singles
Nickel Bronze Wound Singles