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Classical Guitar Strings of 2018 - Comparison Test 3
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We will be looking at two popular products, the D'Addario EJ27N Student Nylon Classical Guitar Strings and the Savarez 520P3 Traditional. Not sure which is right for you? With so many great options on the market that's hardly surprising, so read on and see if we can help you reach a decision. If you would like to see more product comparisons from the same category, click here.

Contestant number one is the D'Addario EJ27N Student Nylon Classical Guitar Strings. Ok, let’s face it, even if guitar strings are quite reasonably priced compared to other string instruments, sometimes you want to find string sets that are as cheap as possible but still do the job well. D’Addario’s student strings give you really good bang for your buck. You can choose if you want normal or hard tension and the strings come in corrosion resistant packaging so that the strings are as fresh as the day they were made.

Now we will have look at an alternative, the Savarez 520P3 Traditional. There are some products that don’t really need an introduction, just a recommendation. We believe this is that kind of product. These strings barely have a product description on Amazon, and yet its reviews reveal that it’s some of the best strings out there for classical guitar. These high tension strings sound great and the G string is wound, which gives it a very bright and nice sound. This is good because the G string can sometimes be a problem, it’s quite often ‘the boring string’, that doesn’t have much character.


More about the D'Addario EJ27N Student Nylon Classical Guitar Strings

Of course you want to hear what these D'Addario EJ27N Student Nylon Classical Guitar strings are capable of, so check out this video!


HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON
D'Addario EJ27N Student Nylon Classical Guitar Strings Savarez 520P3 Traditional
KEY FEATURES
+ Cheap
+ Good all-round strings
+ Perfect for students
+ Silver-plated Copper wound strings

+ Great sounding classical strings
+ Wound G string
+ Smooth, velvety trebles

WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT
These D'Addario EJ27N Student Nylon Classical Guitar strings work well for all kinds of classical music but also if you like to play some pop songs once in a while, in other words, good all-round strings that really suits beginners and students. The trebles are clear nylon and the basses are silver plated, copper wound strings. The trebles are very smooth, like velvet, and they allow you to easily play and move your hand around without the string sticking to your fingers.


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