Savarez 520R Rectified Nylon Normal Tension Classical Guitar Strings

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Savarez 520R Rectified Nylon High Tension Classical Guitar Strings

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Specifications

  • Rectified nylon treble strings
  • Silver plated copper wound bass strings
  • Treble gauges: .0280, .0325, .040
  • Bass gauges: .030, .0335, .043

Gearank Recommended

The 520R's were on our recommended list for Nylon / Classical Guitar Strings from July 2019 until August 2020 when they were out-ranked by other string sets.

Their ratings were high enough to go back on the list in July 2021 where they remain today.

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Overview

Rectified nylon strings are extruded and then ground to playing quality.

Savarez 520R Rectified Treble strings have a slightly more textured feel than clear nylon.

This is to prevent finger slippage and allow for a different tone than clear nylon.

If you want more control over your playing, particularly on the treble strings, the Savarez 520R may be the set for you. If string noise bothers you, look elsewhere.