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D'Addario EXL115 XL Electric Guitar Strings (Blues/Jazz Rock, 11-49), 3-Pack

Achieve a bright, true sound with these made-in-the-USA, round wound, nickel-plated steel EXL115 XL -- D'Addario's most popular electric guitar strings. (12) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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D'Addario's XL strings are round wound with nickel-plated steel wrap wire. They produce a bright, true sound.

About D'Addario Strings
The devil is always in the details, and sweating the details has been a family tradition at D'Addario for nine generations. Just look at something as simple as their plain steel guitar strings. They pay more to have their ball ends precision turned from solid brass stock. The edges have radii that prevent the ball end from cutting into wooden bridges or guitar tops.

Each string is twisted to perfection right down to the three neatly wrapped "lock twists." And those lock twists help keep their plain steel strings from unraveling or breaking prematurely. Each and every spool of precision drawn high carbon steel wire they use goes through three quality control tests before it hits the inventory shelves.

Pioneering innovative string design has been a D'Addario family tradition for nine generations. Most guitar players don't realize that the inner core wire in all D'Addario steel strings is made from carefully drawn, hexagonally shaped, high carbon steel wire. The six "edges" of the core wire bite into the softer wrap wire, securing it all along its length. The hexagon core is just one of the reasons D'Addario strings are "Better by Design." Hexagonally shaped high carbon steel core wire. Core wire edges dig in to the wrap wire to insure a tight bond between the core and the wrap wire.

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Blues Jazz .011, .014, .018, .028w, .038w, .049w
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3-Pack
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Shipping Dimensions: 5 x 5 x 1 in
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Shipping Dimensions: 5 x 5 x 3 in
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5 out of 5 (12 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"D'Addario XL strings .11-.49 gauge."
Sound: The sound is absolutely devastating for metal, and very tonesy for cleans. With cleans it rings out very smoothly and thr harmonics fly at you when distortion is on! This is more of a metal player strings due to the guage size, unless you're a jazz player. The sound has a LOT of classic bass tone with some mids slashing it's way through. I've recorded with them, sounded great! Live, also sounded GREAT! I'm using these throug a Jackson JS30 Kelly and a Kramer 2010 Vanguard, (not the 300$ one, the 700$ one.) The only thing that could make this product better would be to make it free. ;) Feature: It has a colour coding system on the ball ends, to help you string quicker. The guages are perfectly chosen in this set. Ease of Use: From standard tuning to B, the tension feels just great on these strings if you have a 25.5 inch scale or higher. Quality: Perfect quality strings. Sound lasts for quite a while. Value: Yes it is, i've seen other strings for a few dollars more and have died quicker! These are a MUST own. Manufacturer Support: Never needed support so these get a 10 as well! The Wow Factor: These strings are everything I stated above, so another 10!
Style of Music: Metal.
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "XL Electric Guitar Strings - Blues/Jazz/Rock Review"
Sound: They are a little buzzy at some times (the low e string has some buzz in it on some notes), but when you jack your guitar into the amp the buzzing becomes silent so you don't need to worry about that. Feature: There is a ball end color chart for the strings so it takes the guess work out of installing them: 6th: Brass 5th: Red 4th: Black 3rd: Green 2nd: Purple 1st: Silver Ease of Use: I guess ease of use for strings really depends on the guitar more than the strings. This was my first time installing strings on my guitar by myself so it was probably just me. TIP: When you are tuning the guitar for the first time, after you get the string in tune Pull it up and then re tune. Continue until it doesn't fall out of tune. Quality: Pretty good strings. Easy to bend. Durable strings. Value: I got them at my guitar store for $7.00 Zzounds had a better price but I couldn't wait for the shipping. Manufacturer Support: N/A The Wow Factor: Before this I hadn't replace my strings in a couple of months, so I needed them bad... Overall: Overall these are decent strings. They work pretty well on my Ibanez. I will probably continue to get these strings whenever I need them.
Style of Music: Classic Rock, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, 60s and 70s Rock
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