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D'Addario ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings   

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D'Addario Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings are revered for their warm tone and ultra-smooth feel. Stainless steel underwindings on hex core...Read More

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D'Addario Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings are revered for their warm tone and ultra-smooth feel. Stainless steel underwindings on hex cores build a foundation for the delicate outer ribbon winding. After the winding is applied, each string goes through 3 polishing steps. Great for classic jazz tone and rockabilly twang.

D'Addario's environment-friendly string packaging does away with the nylon plastic outer envelope, paper insert, and paper envelopes for each string. The strings come inside a 100% recyclable cardboard package that inhibits string corrosion.

D'Addario environmental string sets are now being made with new, brighter colored ball ends. The colored ball ends are specially coated with a new paint (green, red, purple...) that is easily recognizable and makes it even easier for you to identify each string.


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ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings

  • Gauges: 10-14-20w-28-38-48
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D'AddarioECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.9

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (19)
  • Consistent (16)
  • Long life (13)
  • Well built / quality (12)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (14)
  • Practicing (13)
  • Back-up (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional musician (11), Experienced (10)

Reviewed by 31 customers

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5.0

I love these strings.

By Grandpa Joe.

from North Aurora, Illinois.

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about D'Addario ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings:

    I have been using these flatwound strings since 2005. I love the warm round tone that I get from these strings. I wish I would have discovered these strings sooner. I use them on my 2 Fender Strats & Tele. These strings help to tone down the brittleness that you would normally get from round wound strings. I have no complaints about these strings what so ever.

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    4.0

    Quality Strings

    By Samual

    from Orlando

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    Pros

    • Good Tone

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about D'Addario ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        D'adddario are quality strings.I have used TI in the past. and DR flatwound. The TI swing 12's were great sounding but expensive. The DR flatwound 11's were good also . I prefer the gauge on the Dr 11's.
        Recently I went back to the Daddario chromes. To get the guage I wanted I purchased Chromes 10's, replaced the 1'st string with an 11 and the 3rd with a 22.(Equivalent to the DR 11's) At this time they sound great. Quality sounding strings and the price is not bad compared to TI and DR. I have also used the Chromes 11's, but have found the gauges in this pack to be a little heavier than what I was used to. I'll probably stick to Chromes 10 and replace the first with an 11 and third with a 22,
        As far as tone the Chromes are brighter than the DR. TI are a great mellow string also.As of now I am happy with the Daddario's..

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        5.0

        Yes, would buy the product all over again.

        By Fred Prentice

        from Heber Springs, AR

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        Comments about D'Addario ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        Very pleased!

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        My favorite

        By Michael

        from undisclosed

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        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about D'Addario ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings:

            I don't use a pic so smooth is definitely a plus. The mellow tone is great.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I'm definitely buying more

            By Michael

            from undisclosed

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            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about D'Addario ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings:

              I don't play with a pick so I love the smoothness of Flatwound

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great strings

              By jl

              from Portland OR

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              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jazz Band

                Comments about D'Addario ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                Using on my arch top

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Good sound

                By Ted

                from West Central MN

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                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about D'Addario ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                  Easy on the frets and fingers. Make any guitar sound good.

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                  5.0

                  Exactly What I Use

                  By A-Frame

                  from Minnesota

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Everything!

                  Comments about D'Addario ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                  Great Strings... Great Price...

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Use 'em!

                  By Jim

                  from DC Metro area

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about D'Addario ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                    Best for classic rock, classic country, rockabilly.

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                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great strings, really nails the Johnny Cash sound!

                    By Frank

                    from WV

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                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tone
                    • Long Life
                    • Strong

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about D'Addario ECG23 Chrome Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                      I love theses strings, I have them on a strat, tele and a jazzmaster style guitar, they sounds great on all of them, on the tele and JM, it really has that twangy Cash clickity-clack sound, and flip it to the neck for a silky smooth tone. And a perfect middle sound. And no finger noise! 2 tricks i've learned with flatwounds, don't cut the string until you have tuned up to pitch (helps prevent it from unraveling, been there done that!) and don't stretch the strings, or at least not much, they will break easier than rounds when stretching, especially the wound 3rd string. Great strings!

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