Located in Cortez, Colorado USA, the Curt Mangan® string factory builds over 700 boutique, premium quality single strings and 250 packaged sets for acoustic, electric and classical guitar, acoustic and electric bass guitar, mandolin, banjo, bajo sexto and quinto, plus other instruments with hand-crafted-pride.
Phosphor Bronze wound strings were introduced in the early Seventies and have become the most popular acoustic string. Phosphor bronze wire is made from approximately 92% copper, 7% zinc and 1% phosphorous. Phosphor Bronze provides nice highs and lows, and pleasant subtle overtones. Phosphorous is used to help reduce tarnish and corrosion.