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APB-1253, Light (012 - 053)
Tension Chart
Note. Code. Diameter inches(mm) Tension lbs(kg)
6:E CPW053 .053 (1.3462) 11.75 (5.3297)
5:A CPW042 .042 (1.0668) 13.50 (6.1235)
4:D CPW032 .032 (0.8128) 13.50 (6.1235)
3:G CPW024 .024 (0.6096) 13.50 (6.1235)
2:B CRD016 .016 (0.4064) 10.50 (4.7627)
1:E CRD012 .012 (0.3048) 10.50 (4.7627)
lbs Total = 73.25 kg Total = 33.2256
 Nano-Carbon Shield AOT Coated Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Strings

BlackSmith acoustic guitar strings are made with the finest materials and manufactured using state-of-the-art automatic servo controlled winding equipment. USA made phosphor bronze and steel ensures a long lasting string with increased sustain and purer & warmer tone.

Our proprietary computer controlled winding technology produces strings with a very consistent wrap surface and even tension, resulting in stable tuning, accurate intonation, and superior playability.

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APB-1253 - BlackSmith's best selling coated Phosphor Bronze acoustic set, offering the ideal balance of tone and comfortable playability with extended life, thanks to our Nano-Carbon Shield AOT (Anti Oxidation Technology) coating.  Known for its warm tone, high end sparkle