Electric Guitar Strings - Coated Steel - Medium .011-inch
    Product # 611160
    Electric Guitar Strings - Coated Steel - Medium .011-inch
    Product # 611160
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    Electric Guitar Strings - Coated Steel - Medium .011-inch

    If you're looking for a great sounding set of guitar strings, look no further than these Coated Medium Guitar Strings from Monoprice!

    These strings are made of coated steel, for the E and B strings, while the larger strings are composed of an hexagonal core wrapped with coated nickel alloy wire. They include a rust-resistant coating and gold plated ball ends.

    String inch mm
    E - 1st Coated Steel .011 0.28
    B - 2nd Coated Steel .014 0.36
    G - 3rd Nickel Alloy Wound .021 0.53
    D - 4th Nickel Alloy Wound .028 0.71
    A - 5th Nickel Alloy Wound .038 0.97
    E - 6th Nickel Alloy Wound .049 1.24

    7 Reviews

    75.71% of the reviewers recommend this product



    • Nick N,
    •  Kahului, HI 
    • 8/15/2014 1:17:16 PM

    Pros: Great strings. They really do the job for me

    I like the fact that all of them are coated and the plain strings feel somewhat rough due to the coating. It makes it easier to grab the string when you want to bend it.

    I've always been frustrated by how the high strings, on an average new set, tend to be too slippery when bending. I always liked how easily you can grab the high strings to bend them when the strings get old. However, by that time the strings don't hold their tunings as well, don't sound as good, are on the verge of breaking and have to be changed.

    You guys have solved that problem for me. That's why I ordered 10 sets of the strings

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    • Conrad Miszuk,
    •  Phoenix, AZ 
    • 7/29/2014 4:25:57 PM

    Cons: The low E (6) came apart under pressure for me, and I had to replace it with the old one.

    I use a Floyd Rose bridge, and I'm pretty sure I'm supposed to use a lighter gauge of string on there, but even so, I had the low E come apart on me while tuning it up. I slid the ball end through the tuning peg (which I've done with other strings before with no problems) and then clamped the other end in the bridge. After applying pressure and changing out the other strings, it started to fray at both ends, the ball and the end I clipped. Eventually, I didn't have enough string left to work with. Under normal circumstances without a floating bridge, things might have gone smoother. In my experience, these aren't very usable strings. The gauge seems to bring the floating bridge up too high and screws up the intonation. The sound is also slightly duller than I was expecting.

    by Monoprice Administrator

    Thank you for your review. And I am truly sorry to hear of your experience you have had with this product. For now, if you prefer, I can assist you in setting you up for a replacement on the item if you haven't done so already. We do have a lifetime warranty on cables as well as a 1 year warranty for everything else. It will be of no additional cost to obtain a replacement, so please let me know if you want to continue. Thank you!

    John Lingo
    Tech Support

    by Monoprice Administrator
    Hello Conrad,

    Thank you for your response. I have gone ahead and created you an RMA for a refund/store credit and requested for you to not send back the item, so you can apply it to another order. Please await further emails on how to go about doing so. Thank you!

    John Lingo
    Tech Support
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    Great Strings

    • Steven Steckler,
    •  Plainfield, IN 
    • 7/13/2014 12:22:09 PM

    Pros: Coating creates a smooth surface for fingers to slide, bright tone, insane value as usual from Monoprice, great packaging

    Cons: None

    These strings are on par with Elixer strings for half the price. The bright tone is always pleasing to the ears, and the coating on the strings will ensure they last a lot longer than uncoated strings. I like how instead of each individual string's package is labeled 1st, 2nd 3rd, etc., as apposed to other brands that have them labeled by string size. This is handy for lazy people and amateurs. Monoprice killed it with these amazing strings. I'm never buying Elixers again knowing I can pay half price for these!

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    Great strings - great price

    • Casey,
    •  Clark, NJ 
    • 7/10/2014 6:28:43 AM

    Pros: Good quality and a good price

    These strings are perfect for what I'm looking for and the price is right! I haven't had any problems with this product and these strings behave exactly as I expect.

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    • Mike Olivieri,
    •  Rancho Cucamonga, CA 
    • 3/12/2014 6:22:17 PM

    Pros: good sounding strings play well

    Cons: none

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