5-string flatwound sets
Discriminating players who seek a warm, jazzier tone often turn to flatwound strings. Flatwounds are much more expensive than roundwounds, but the difference is worth it for many folks. Here are the details:
PAYMENT: To buy 5-string flatwound sets using PayPal, simply make your selection below:

To pay the old-fashioned way, use the shipping rates at the left and send a check or money order payable to
8027 242nd St SW
Edmonds, WA 98026
C (5th)
G (4th)
D (3rd)
A (2nd)
E (1st)
The A and E strings are plain steel; the C, G, and D strings are D'Addario Chromes flatwound with stainless steel. Sets are available with either loop-end or ball-end strings. You will automatically get ball-end strings unless you specify loop-end. Also be sure to specify the gauge you want.

PRICE: $15 a set, plus shipping.
Domestic shipping via U.S. mail
1 set
2–3 sets
4 sets
5 or more sets
(if you want to order more, let me know)
If you want to calculate the string tension you'll get when you put these strings on your mandolin, use this handy calculation tool. Along with your payment, please include your name, address (P.O. boxes OK), and e-mail address, and specify loop-end or ball-end.