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D'Addario EHR340 Half Round Light Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings  

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Gauges .010 - .052D'Addario is the world's largest manufacturer of strings for musical instruments. Many top guitarists won't play any other brand. R...Read More

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Ground flat for playing speed and comfort. Heat treated for extra brightness.

Gauges .010 - .052

D'Addario is the world's largest manufacturer of strings for musical instruments. Many top guitarists won't play any other brand. Regardless of your playing style, D'Addario has a set of strings that's right for your electric guitar.


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D'AddarioEHR340 Half Round Light Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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5.0

A great set of strings

By GuitarMan53

from Ooltewah, TN

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about D'Addario EHR340 Half Round Light Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings:

    These half-round strings lack the "zippy" noise you get with traditional wound strings, without the sacrifice of tone that goes with flat-wounds. I also like the heavier gauge on the bottom strings. They seem to hold a tone longer than the lighter gauge, and the light gauge on the top strings allow for effortless string-bending.

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    5.0

    DiAddario Half Round Light /Heavy Bottom

    By Hapax

    from Athens, Georgia

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    Pros

    • Good Tone

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • 2nd Guitar
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about D'Addario EHR340 Half Round Light Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings:

      Just trying them out, great tone, not as smooth as true flat-wound strings. I'll probably buy them again when these wear out. Durability unknown at this point.

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      1.0

      Not Worth It

      Comments about D'Addario EHR340 Half Round Light Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings:

      I bought these strings a couple of months ago to compare them to D'Addario's EXL140s (light tops, heavy bottoms). They don't compare. I actually found these strings to be a serious decrease in quality compared to the EXL140s. They do not resonate as long and their texture allows them to collect dirt and oil from your fingers much faster than a typical string. It eventually got to the point where the high E string would produce a surprisingly loud and obnoxious feedback squeal when I simply graced my fingers over it without pressing it in on a fret. I won't buy these again.

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      5.0

      Smooooth!

      By El Riggo

      from Albuquerque NM area

      Comments about D'Addario EHR340 Half Round Light Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings:

      Twenty years ago, transitioning from Accoustic to Electric, the biggest annoyance was the noise of moving my fingers. Flat-wraps were dead. I was stuck. Then about 15 years ago I found the half-round. All the sound and none of the noise! They have just as much sustain as normal strings. They are all that I will use on my Ibanez Artstar semi-hollowbody. The heavy bottom makes for a rich jazz sound when clean, and a LOT of bottom when running through the distortion. The light top then gives all the screamy-bendy leads I can want. Sweet, sweet strings.

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