Elixir

Elixir

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Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze Custom Light .011-052 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze Custom Light .011-052, Western & Resonator€ 18,90 Elixir Nanoweb Regular Light .010-046 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Nanoweb Regular Light .010-046, Electric Guitar Strings€ 13,90 Elixir Nanoweb Bronze Extra Light .010-047 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Bronze Extra Light .010-047, Western & Resonator€ 17,90 Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze Light .012-053 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze Light .012-053, Western & Resonator€ 18,90 Elixir Nanoweb Bronze Custom Light .011-052 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Bronze Custom Light .011-052, Western & Resonator€ 17,90 Elixir Nanoweb Bronze Light .012-053 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Bronze Light .012-053, Western & Resonator€ 17,90 Elixir Nanoweb Custom Light .009-046  « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Nanoweb Custom Light .009-046 , Electric Guitar Strings€ 13,90 Elixir Nanoweb Medium .045-105 « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb Medium .045-105, Electric Bass Strings€ 49,- Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze Extra Light .010-047 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze Extra Light .010-047, Western & Resonator€ 18,90 Elixir Nanoweb Light-Heavy .010-052 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Nanoweb Light-Heavy .010-052, Electric Guitar Strings€ 13,90 Elixir Nanoweb Bronze Light-Medium .012-056 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Bronze Light-Medium .012-056, Western & Resonator€ 17,90 Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze Medium .013-056 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze Medium .013-056, Western & Resonator€ 18,90 Elixir Nanoweb Super Light .009-042 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Nanoweb Super Light .009-042, Electric Guitar Strings€ 13,90 Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze HD Light .013-053 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze HD Light .013-053, Western & Resonator€ 17,90 Elixir Nanoweb Bronze Medium .013-056 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Bronze Medium .013-056, Western & Resonator€ 17,90 Elixir Optiweb Light 010-046 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Optiweb Light 010-046, Electric Guitar Strings€ 14,90 Elixir Nanoweb Bronze 12-String Light .010-047  « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Bronze 12-String Light .010-047 , Western & Resonator€ 22,90 Elixir Nanoweb Bronze HD Light 013-053 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Bronze HD Light 013-053, Western & Resonator€ 16,90 Elixir Nanoweb Light .045-100 « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb Light .045-100, Electric Bass Strings€ 49,- Elixir Nanoweb Medium Plus .012-052 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Nanoweb Medium Plus .012-052, Electric Guitar Strings€ 13,90 Elixir Nanoweb 5th Light B .130 « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb 5th Light B .130, Electric Bass Strings€ 13,99 Elixir Nanoweb 5th Medium B .130tw « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb 5th Medium B .130tw, Electric Bass Strings€ 12,50 Elixir Nanoweb 5th Super Light B .125 « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb 5th Super Light B .125, Electric Bass Strings€ 13,99 Elixir Nanoweb Heavy Long-scale .050-105 « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb Heavy Long-scale .050-105, Electric Bass Strings€ 49,- Elixir Nanoweb Medium Long-scale .045-105 « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb Medium Long-scale .045-105, Electric Bass Strings€ 49,- Elixir Nanoweb Medium XLong-scale .045-105 « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb Medium XLong-scale .045-105, Electric Bass Strings€ 43,50 Elixir Baritone 016 - 070 « Western & ResonatorElixir Baritone 016 - 070, Western & Resonator€ 17,40 Elixir Nanoweb 5th Medium B .135 « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb 5th Medium B .135, Electric Bass Strings€ 12,50 Elixir Nanoweb 6th Medium C .032 « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb 6th Medium C .032, Electric Bass Strings€ 8,99 Elixir Nanoweb Baritone .012-068 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Nanoweb Baritone .012-068, Electric Guitar Strings€ 11,60 Elixir Nanoweb Light Long-scale .045-100 « Acoustic Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb Light Long-scale .045-100, Acoustic Bass Strings€ 43,50 Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze Light-Medium .012-056 « Western & ResonatorElixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze Light-Medium .012-056, Western & Resonator€ 14,80 Elixir Optiweb Custom Light 009-046 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Optiweb Custom Light 009-046, Electric Guitar Strings€ 14,90 Elixir Optiweb Light/Heavy 010-052 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Optiweb Light/Heavy 010-052, Electric Guitar Strings€ 14,90 Elixir Polyweb Banjo Medium .010-023 « StringsElixir Polyweb Banjo Medium .010-023, Strings€ 10,90 Elixir Nanoweb Medium .011-049 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Nanoweb Medium .011-049, Electric Guitar Strings€ 13,90 Elixir Nanoweb Super Light .040-095 « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb Super Light .040-095, Electric Bass Strings€ 49,- Elixir Optiweb Super Light 009-042 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Optiweb Super Light 009-042, Electric Guitar Strings€ 14,90 Elixir Optiweb Medium 011-049 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Optiweb Medium 011-049, Electric Guitar Strings€ 14,90 Elixir Nanoweb 12-String Light .010-046 « Electric Guitar StringsElixir Nanoweb 12-String Light .010-046, Electric Guitar Strings€ 22,90 Elixir Nanoweb 5th Medium XLong-scale Medium B .130tw « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb 5th Medium XLong-scale Medium B .130tw, Electric Bass Strings€ 13,99 Elixir Nanoweb Light Long-scale .045-100 « Electric Bass StringsElixir Nanoweb Light Long-scale .045-100, Electric Bass Strings€ 49,- Elixir Nanoweb Mandolin Light .010-034 « StringsElixir Nanoweb Mandolin Light .010-034, Strings€ 15,90 Elixir Polyweb Banjo Light .009-020 « StringsElixir Polyweb Banjo Light .009-020, Strings€ 9,90 Elixir NanoWeb 5th Super Light B, stainless steel « Electric Bass StringsElixir NanoWeb 5th Super Light B, stainless steel, Electric Bass Strings€ 13,99

Elixir

In the year 1995 the company W.L. Gore, inventor of the Gore-Tex fabric, discovered the Elixire guitar strings. At fist these strings didn’t even get near a guitar, as they were intended to be test objects in improve drag and pressure ropes. A part of this research was to coat the strings with PTFE, this was a great function for wire-rope, but they didn’t sound too good. Well the developers went back to the drawing board and started to experiment with these strings to make them sound good.
Favoured combinations where analysed with focus on sound and dynamics, furthermore the durability of differing polymer coverings was tested and so a huge amount to tests with varying materials where carried out. Every successful combination that convinced the technicians was turned into a prototype and sent to almost 5000 guitar players to get a real life user feedback. Sine then the POLYWEB and the NANOWEB strings are available for almost all stringed instruments. The razor-thin coating of the strings protects then effectively from corrosion and dirt and minimises unwanted plucking sounds. A great product.