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Thomastik-Infeld PJ116 John Pearse Folk Acoustic Guitar Strings

  • £19.99
  • RRP £21.99
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Instrument6-String Folk & Acoustic Guitar
Gauge Range16 - 43
Tension84.9 lbs
Gauges16 , 24 , 25w , 30 , 35 , 43 (wound 3rd)
Wrap MaterialSilver-plated wound
ConstructionMixed Windings
Hex Core / Round CoreRope Core, Nylon Core
Ball End / Loop EndBall End
Coated / Non-CoatedNon-Coated


The bass strings E, A, d are round wound on a nylon core for a big, warm sound without distracting picking noises.   The treble strings are flatwound nylon on a rope core and sound brighter than nylon strings.   Thomastik recommend this string as the perfect set for acoustic fingerstyle guitar.   Made in Austria   John Pearse" E.B.G. flat wound set of strings for folk guitar    Gauges .016-.024-.025-0.30-.035-0.43

The bass strings E, A, d are round wound on a nylon core for a big, warm sound without distracting picking noises.

The treble strings are flatwound nylon on a rope core and sound brighter than nylon strings.

Thomastik recommend this string as the perfect set for acoustic fingerstyle guitar.

Made in Austria

John Pearse" E.B.G. flat wound set of strings for folk guitar 

Gauges .016-.024-.025-0.30-.035-0.43

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Review Summary - 4 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
September 21, 2020 | Marco
Thomastik-Infeld PJ116 John Pearse Folk Acoustic Guitar Strings

Unfortunately, these strings lead to a very serious intonation problem when used on folk (steelstring) guitars. This is likely due to the bass strings' nylon core, which does not respond to tension like a steel core. As a result, a compensated saddle that is correctly set up for steel strings (in terms of intonation) results in noticeably FLAT intonation up the fretboard on the low E, A and (to a lesser degree) D strings. This is not acceptable and it should be clearly stated on the package. In other words, these strings are ONLY suitable for classical guitars and other guitars with a straight horizontal (not compensated) saddle.

July 2, 2020 | Dave
Thomastik-Infeld PJ116 John Pearse Folk Acoustic Guitar Strings

Wonderful warm and balanced sound, very easy to fret.

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