4 x Nickel Wound Custom Gauged String Sets for 6-String, 7-String or 8-String Electric Guitars.

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It's a new day for all guitar players. You can now create your very own electric nickel wound custom gauged string sets that will give you that perfectly balanced tension you have always wanted for the unique way that you play. There's no right or wrong here. You decide what works for you!  We are able to offer you this service and the huge range of string choices because Curt Mangan makes his own strings right here in Cortez, Colorado and all wire is USA made. Have fun! If you have any questions just ask Curt. So just select the custom gauges you want from the drop-down menu, select either 6-String, 7-String or 8-string, plain or wound 3rd, type in the name you want on the label and upload an image. This is a great birthday or Christmas present for that special guitar player in your life! All Curt Mangan Strings are packaged in sealed anti-corrosion pouches.
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21 Reviews

  • 5
    Custom 9,12,15,24,32,44

    Posted by JC on 12th May 2021

    Mangans are awesome, they feel like fresh EBs but last much longer. Had a set on for a month before replacing, only swapped them out to change gauges

  • 5
    The best strings.

    Posted by Phil on 19th Apr 2021

    I've played for 60 years and I've tried them all, literally. The CM nickel wounds have the best bell like tone and sustain of all brands I've used and they LAST. Try these. I think you'll be very pleased with the sustain and tone of CM nickel wounds.

  • 5
    Very impressive product! Form the second I put these strings on my guitar sounded more crisp and articulate compared to the strings with a spider on the pack.

    Posted by Kraig Gonyo on 12th Apr 2021

    Thank you for making this wonderful product!

  • 5
    Nickel Wound Custom Set

    Posted by Chris Flynn on 6th Mar 2021

    Truly unique never felt anything like them. Great tone & great feel!

  • 5
    Nothing else will do

    Posted by James Roberts on 1st Jan 2021

    Simply the best strings I’ve ever used.

    I’ve been ordering custom sets off and on since 2003. Back then I needed electric strings for a custom tuning (C G D G B D/E) and nothing off the shelf worked. My local guitar shop at the time (BOB’s Music in Plattaburgh, NY) carried CM strings and recommended I order a custom set. I fell in love instantly.

    The feel, tone, and longevity can’t be matched by any other string brand, and I’ve tried them all over the last 25 years. Amazing diverse selection of gauges and styles for experimentation (I’m still finding my perfect balanced set) and infinite customization, coupled with fast shipping, mean I’ll never order from another string company.

    Thank you Curt Mangan for simply the best guitar strings available.

  • 5
    Custom Set 11-58

    Posted by Alex Martinez on 29th Oct 2020

    I love Curt Mangan Strings. I did a custom set for my Schecter Hellriser in C# standard. Excellent tension. No too loose but tight enough. Bottom End is tight and punchy. This strings are not for everyone. Tension is a bit tighter than other strings. More than Daddario that I used to play with. But perfect for me. I’m a bit intense with my playing and I tend to over bend. CM strings have tamed my rough fingers. Never going back to anything else. Give them a try.

  • 5
    The best

    Posted by Dean P Elwood on 16th Jul 2020

    I've been playing for nearly 40 years and can say these are without any doubt the best strings I have ever used (I've been using CM for about 3 years now). Simply put, they last longer, stay brighter and I have never broken one. Being able to make up custom sets is a nice touch too.

  • 5
    Well pleased

    Posted by Ross Chevalier on 24th Feb 2020

    I've never done custom gauged strings before but wanted to do two experiments, first going with a properly defined set of strings with balanced tension and also to go to a lighter gauge to do some personal tone tests. The strings sound and feel great and the only downside is that I will have to order more.

  • 4
    Great product.

    Posted by Jeff Childers on 30th Nov 2019

    I love them!

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