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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 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (20)
  • Consistent (17)
  • Long life (14)
  • Well built / quality (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (15)
  • Practicing (13)
  • Back-up (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional musician (12), Experienced (10)

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5.0

The best flatwounds.

By TD

from San Francisco

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts

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

    Excellent quality, playability and sound. Low tension strings and easy on the fingers.

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    5.0

    Excellent strings for my need.

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

    Great strings for rhythm players who play oldies/classic rock, country and blues. Have a great mellow sound, no string noise and they last a long time. I do wish the set came with a .020 plain instead of a .022 wound for the 3rd (G) string. I do play some lead and the .022 is a little hard to do bends. Keep them wiped down and clean and they will serve you well. I have several Epi Sheraton II guitars, as well as several Fender (Jazzmaster and Jaguar) which are all strung with these strings (except I swap out the wound G string for a plain).
    If you like light tops and heavy bottoms these work great.

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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

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      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

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          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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          Verified Buyer

          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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                  Verified Buyer

                  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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