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D'Addario EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings  

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Gauges: 11-15-22w-32w-42w-52wD'Addario EJ26 phosphor bronze acoustic guitar strings are durable, long lasting, and retain their brilliance longer tha...Read More

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Crisp and bright acoustic tone!

Gauges: 11-15-22w-32w-42w-52w

D'Addario EJ26 phosphor bronze acoustic guitar strings are durable, long lasting, and retain their brilliance longer than other bronze and brass alloys.

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 acoustic guitar.


Get rid of those crusty old strings today, and BUY THIS 3-PACK!

SPECIFICATIONS

EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings

  • Gauges: 11-15-22w-32w-42w-52w
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D'AddarioEJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings
 
4.2

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (6)
  • Consistent (5)
  • Long life (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (3), Professional musician (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Great Tone

      10
      I'm a giging and recording singer/songwriter, and I use to use GHS brand strings. A friend of mine recommended D'Addario strings and later I stumbled onto these custom lights. They...Read complete review

      10
      I'm a giging and recording singer/songwriter, and I use to use GHS brand strings. A friend of mine recommended D'Addario strings and later I stumbled onto these custom lights. They hold up on fast driving country and are killer for acoustic lead parts. They handle bends very well without breaking, unless you have a snag in your saddle on your guitar which can cut them and cause them to break. The intonation is fantastic when I play them on my Takamine electric acoustic. And when i"m playing through a sound system, they make my Takamine sound like i'm usig medium gage strings. They seem to last a very long time, and will last longer if you wipe the strings with a clean rag after each gig. The only time that I feel that they haven't lasted is when playing in outdoor shows. But any string is going to drawl moisture on outside gigs and probably go dead, unless they are coated with something. And I'm not a big fan of coated strings, because they just don't have that great of a tone. If you get these strings you won't be dissappointed, I just wish they would offer them in the 10 pack.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      They Break Too Quick

      I use D'Adarrio electric strings with no problem but the acoustic is a different story.
      I can't seem to get through a single 3 hour gig without breaking the G string.
      More...Read complete review

      I use D'Adarrio electric strings with no problem but the acoustic is a different story.
      I can't seem to get through a single 3 hour gig without breaking the G string.
      More often than not, the D string will break too.

      Also, they seem to lose tonality very quickly.

      I think guitar strings should last a lot more than one 3 hour gig!!
      I'm convinced they *can* make strings more durable, they want us to BUY MORE!
      As expensive as they are, breaking strings every gig is inexcusable.

      Reviewed by 14 customers

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      5.0

      Strings I love, different gauge.

      By Grandpa rocker

      from Waynesboro, Tn

      About Me Experienced

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about D'Addario EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

          I spoiled myself and purchased a triple 000, short scale so I needed heavier strings. This is my brand, so this was my choice.

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          4.0

          Great Price

          By Phinsfan54zt

          from Fort Pierce, Fl

          About Me Novice

          Pros

          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about D'Addario EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

            I bought these strings because I had multiple acoustic guitars to re-string and these were very well priced, come in packs of 3 and had good reviews. The Value of the pack is unbeatable,3 packs of decent strings at an unbeatable price. They feel ok, bend well, and have a good full sound for about 10-12 hours. After 12 hours, these string have already begun to sound like they have weeks of use on them. The sharp sounds have already left the strings but this is still a very good deal at 13-14 doll hairs. I would reccomend if your servicing more than one guitar and just using these for practice at home.

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            4.0

            Nice strings, great tone and clarity

            By Strumjam61

            from Santa Rosa Ca

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about D'Addario EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                These strings work great on multiple guitars, great price, I really like them.

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                5.0

                These are the work horse.

                By Hewitt Station

                from Duluth Mn

                About Me Professional Musician

                Ask me a question

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acoustic Playing

                  Comments about D'Addario EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                  I've been putting these strings through the paces for sometime now. Always good quality and a great sound, soft or rough. Rhythm and light lead, these D'addario custom lights work for me. I use different brands on some guitars, but these are the most played. I change strings about every month, depends on number of shows, and I'm sure that saves break problems. Have played as long as three months on a set with no problems. over all I like these strings.

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                  4.0

                  For my acoustics

                  By nuudle8

                  from Woodhaven, MI

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about D'Addario EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                      I like this particular set of strings for my acoustic guitars, they are a lighter gauge which suits me better as I am basically an electric guitar player. I have been playing guitar for many years but I am not very good on the acoustic so I need strings that are easy to play. I like the sound of these strings because they are not too bright, they have a little bit more of a mellower tone compared to a Martin string and I don't care for coated strings so for the price and the sound, yep, these are pretty good.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      These work for me

                      By ArkRed1

                      from Ozark mountains, Arkansas

                      About Me Professional Musician

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                      Verified Buyer

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                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about D'Addario EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                            Since I have smaller hands these strings work very well for me. Not too light, not too heavy. Plus they last a good length of time. I buy the three pack which is really a good buy.

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                            4.0

                            The right string

                            By Jerry Braswell

                            from Georgia

                            About Me Professional Musician

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Consistent
                            • Good Tone
                            • Long Life

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Backup
                              • Concerts

                              Comments about D'Addario EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                              I'm a retired musician with many years of working the road. Ever since I started using these strings I've not used any other string on my flat tops guitars.

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                              5.0

                              Great Tone

                              By Dwain Messer

                              from Kentucky/Nashville

                              Comments about D'Addario EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                              10
                              I'm a giging and recording singer/songwriter, and I use to use GHS brand strings. A friend of mine recommended D'Addario strings and later I stumbled onto these custom lights. They hold up on fast driving country and are killer for acoustic lead parts. They handle bends very well without breaking, unless you have a snag in your saddle on your guitar which can cut them and cause them to break. The intonation is fantastic when I play them on my Takamine electric acoustic. And when i"m playing through a sound system, they make my Takamine sound like i'm usig medium gage strings. They seem to last a very long time, and will last longer if you wipe the strings with a clean rag after each gig. The only time that I feel that they haven't lasted is when playing in outdoor shows. But any string is going to drawl moisture on outside gigs and probably go dead, unless they are coated with something. And I'm not a big fan of coated strings, because they just don't have that great of a tone. If you get these strings you won't be dissappointed, I just wish they would offer them in the 10 pack.

                              Comment on this review

                              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              2.0

                              They Break Too Quick

                              Comments about D'Addario EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                              I use D'Adarrio electric strings with no problem but the acoustic is a different story.
                              I can't seem to get through a single 3 hour gig without breaking the G string.
                              More often than not, the D string will break too.

                              Also, they seem to lose tonality very quickly.

                              I think guitar strings should last a lot more than one 3 hour gig!!
                              I'm convinced they *can* make strings more durable, they want us to BUY MORE!
                              As expensive as they are, breaking strings every gig is inexcusable.

                              Comment on this review

                               
                              5.0

                              My Standard Set

                              By Fikto

                              from New England

                              Comments about D'Addario EJ26-3D 3-Pack Custom Light Acoustic Guitar Strings:

                              There's all kinds of strings for all kinds of guitars and styles. But this set hit the sweet spot for me. I like the step up in guage because it combines depth with comfort. They sound great whether amplified or not and they last. I use them on my two acoustics (Guild D25, Ibanez AEG20. Great price too.

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