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Curt Mangan™ Fusion Matched™ Strings are "The Best Strings! Period™!"

That's the company's motto. Curt is a former Director of Sales and Marketing for Ernie Ball. During his 17-year career, he helped grow their string division to one of the industry's leading brands.

The Fusion Matched™ process involves combining materials and workmanship to create matched harmonizing attributes. As a guitarist for more than 40 years, Curt appreciates how important string tone is to all guitarists. In the end, it's all about making great music. Curt's premium strings are designed from the ground up to help players do just that.

You can purchase Curt Mangan™ Fusion Matched™ guitar and bass strings direct from their warehouse or from your local music store.

There is no minimum order, and all orders receive free shipping.

Take the "Tone Test": Install one set of strings on your guitar and play them. If you are not satisfied with the feel and sound, you may return the "used" set and any "unused" sets prepaid for a refund.

Contact them for more info. If they don't respond to your emails and voice mails within 24 hours, they will send you a free set T-shirt.

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