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Retro

Retro

Bring out your guitar’s true voice with Retros.

Retro

Martin® Retro™ acoustic guitar strings are crafted from a long-lasting proprietary nickel-based alloy blend that mellows quickly to a warm vintage tone that brings out the unique, woody sounds in your guitar.

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Weight E B G D A E Tension Model
Light .012 .015 .025 .031 .041 .054 163.33 MM12 BUY NOW
Custom Light .011 .014 .023 .031 .041 .052 149.80 MM11 BUY NOW
Medium/Light .013 .017 .024 .032 .042 .056 173.4 MM13 BUY NOW
Bluegrass .013 .016 .026 .034 .044 .056 184.9 MTR13 BUY NOW

String Training

String Training

Wrap wire, core wire, bronze, phosphor, Monel: learn what exactly makes our strings special, and why your favorite string is right for you

Ambassadors

Ambassadors

Our strings cross the world's biggest stages night after night, always holding true. Learn who's playing Martin Strings

Pro Tips

Pro Tips

Learn how to string your 6-string, 12-string, which strings, when to change strings, and more, direct from the Pro Dave Doll, right here at Martin Guitar

String Selector

String Selector

Find your perfect Martin strings. Choose by brightness, tension, style or artist’s choice.

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