Elixir® Mandolin 80/20 bronze-wound, loop-end Strings raise the bar with bell-like tone, smooth feel and extended tone life. Only coated string brand to protect the entire string with an ultra-thin coating, keeping gunk out of the gaps between the windings. Extended Tone Life – players report their tone lasts longer than any other string, uncoated or coated. Consistent performance and tone – ready to play whenever you are. Smooth feel that is easy on your fingers and enhances playability. Reduced finger squeak – good for both performance and recording. With less hassle and expense of frequent string changes, spend more time making music!