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D'Addario EXP11 Coated 8020 Bronze Acoustic Strings (Light, 12-53)

D'Addario EXP11 acoustic guitar strings feature an exclusive EXP coating which helps strings last three times longer than regular strings. (7) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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D'Addario EXP11 8020 Acoustic Strings

An ultra-fine layer of D'Addario's exclusive EXP Coating is bonded to the 80/20 Bronze wrap wire which is then wound onto the hex-shaped core wire, resulting in a built-in barrier against corrosion and wear. Strings retain their inherent extra-bright tone and natural feel, yet last 3-4 times longer than traditional strings. These are D'Addario's brightest-sounding extended play strings.

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E - 0.012
B - 0.016
G - 0.024
D - 0.032
A - 0.042
E - 0.053
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Shipping Weight: 0.1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 5 x 5 x 1 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EXP11
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Enduring Sound Quality For Less"
Sound: I prefer these strings over Cleartones, and perhaps over Elixir Nanowebs. The sound is plenty strong and rich. Each guitar is different, and strings sound different on different guitars. The trick is to match the strings to the individual instrument. Feature: They do what they're supposed to do -- protect the string from oils, etc., and keep them in tune and sounding good longer. Ease of Use: Well, they're strings, so ya pretty much put 'em on. I HAVE noticed that they stay in tune very well once they've been tuned a time or two, and that they dont stretch out for as long as some other strings will. Quality: Very good results, no strings breaking without cause or wearing out prematurely. Value: Best price on treated strings. Elixirs are a bit more (and sometimes a bit more slick and dull). Cleartones are out of touch with reality, and I don't care for them all that well. Manufacturer Support: These guys are top notch. When I phoned with question, they didn't act all put out that I was bothering them. The Wow Factor: I prefer them on certain acoustics. If they weren't available, I'd go to Elixirs. Overall: So long as they keep sounding good on my guitars, I'll keep using them.
Style of Music: Soft rock, folk, Americana.
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"save your dough on this one."
Sound: these strings are soft and flat. they stink. Feature: nothing good to say here. Ease of Use: no matter how I tune or what guitar I put them on they are dull. Quality: they do feel good untill you try to play them. Value: you can't give me these strings. Manufacturer Support: I use the 26 lights and they are one of my favorites. The Wow Factor: no thanks. Overall: these strings should be taken off the market. they are giving a good company a bad name.
Style of Music: folk/rock, blues, rock
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