Our best selling acoustic guitar string known for their superb tone, clarity, and sustain. Wound with a 92/8 bronze alloy made especially for us to our exacting specifications in the UK. Loved for their balanced tone with a warm bass and clear top end, Jumbo King acoustic strings remain popular with guitarists the world over. Many famous players have chosen to string their acoustics with Jumbo Kings including Noel Gallagher, Bob Geldof, Jarvis Cocker, Jeff Lynne, Gordon Giltrap, and John Redbourne.
When musicians were looking for a specific sound or concept, they would come visit me at the factory. Jimi Hendrix was not pleased with the sounds he would get when he bit his strings, so I developed a gauge which he thought 'tasted' right. The .006 and .007 first strings that he used to bite gave him the sound he was looking for