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D'Addario EXP Coated Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings, EXP16, Light, 2-Pack, with Free Capo

Get that new string sound every time. The EXP coating protects your strings from corrosion making them extremely durable and long-lasting. (8) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

An ultra-fine layer of D'Addario's exclusive EXP Coating is bonded to the Phosphor Bronze wrap wire, which is then wound onto the hex-shaped core wire, resulting in a built-in barrier against corrosion and wear. EXP's sound bright and clear with string tone that lasts 3-4 times longer than traditional strings.

EXP Means Extended Play
Imagine putting on a set of strings and having them sound fresh and bright 3 to 4 times longer than traditional strings. Well, it's now a reality with D'Addario EXP Coated strings. Available in a wide variety of alloys and gauges, EXPs not only offer extended life, but deliver the exceptional tone you've come to expect from D'Addario. Whether you're the casual player who doesn't change strings often, an avid collector who owns several guitars, or a working player who changes strings for every gig, EXP strings are perfect for you.

What makes EXP strings different?

D'Addario reinvented the way extended play strings are made. They apply an ultra-fine EXP corrosion-resistant coating to the wrap wire before it's wound onto the core. The EXP Coating protects your strings from premature corrosion and wear that can sap the life out of your sound. Since the EXP Coating is so fine, it's virtually undetectable and allows strings to maintain their natural, round wound feel. Finally -- a string that delivers it all - great tone, natural feel, and longer life!

zZounds is an authorized dealer of D'Addario products.
Gauge:

EXP15 -- Extra Light: .010, .014, .023, .030, .039, .047

EXP16 -- Light: .012, .016, .024, .032, .042, .053
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Light, EXP16
Shipping Weight: 0.1 lbs
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EXP16
EXP26, Custom Light
Shipping Weight: 0.25 lbs
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EXP26
Custom Light, EXP26, with Free Capo
Shipping Weight: 0.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 5 x 5 x 1 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EXP26-2DCAPO
EXP16, Light, 2-Pack, with Free Capo
Shipping Weight: 0.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 5 x 5 x 1 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EXP16-2DCAPO
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Stop wasting time and money and get EXP's"
Sound: The strings aren't as bright as an 80?20 but I don't want that, what they do is stand up to weeks of hard playing without breaking and retain their tone, just keep 'em clean and they are a great value. Feature: Colored ball ends, and the packing though when you open for individual strings in a dark club it still can get a bit hairy, but still easier than most to find what you're looking for. Ease of Use: I play long gigs, up to 2 a day and sometimes up to 6 hours, these strings along with my Taylor allow me to play for long stretches without completely fatiguing my hand. Quality: On occasion I've had some breakage, but no more then expected and I play on the shore so salty air can corrode strings rather quickly. Value: yes, but they ain't cheap! Manufacturer Support: The rating is one of expectation, I have met employee's of D'Addario and all have been most supportive. I have not dealt with customer help dept's. The Wow Factor: I won't comment on "sex Appeal" but these are a working musician's friend, They are a value added item and make life a little easier. Overall: I switched for a while to Martin SP's. For awhile I was getting breakage at a higher rate then was acceptable But an rep of D'Addario gave me two sets and they lasted a good while so I returned to the fold as it were.
Style of Music: Americana, folk rock and Country, some blugrass
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"dull sounding"
Sound: very dull sounding and dark tones over ...it lacks clarity ...I think it is because of the so call protective coating applied to the sting ...way too much put on them as compared to other coated stings ....these are not at all in the same league as the incredible long lasting and crip sounging "Elixir Nanoweb Acoustic Strings". Spend you momey on the "Elixir Nanoweb Acoustic Strings" ...you'll be glad you did.
Style of Music: folk rock
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