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D'Addario EPN115 Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 

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Classic electric guitar string tone dates back to the 1950s, when pure nickel was the primary alloy used. As the need for brighter tone and higher ma...Click To Read More About This Product

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Classic electric guitar string tone dates back to the 1950s, when pure nickel was the primary alloy used. As the need for brighter tone and higher magnetic guitar strings grew in the '60s, nickel-plated steel became the industry standard. D'Addario XL strings feature nickel-plated steel, but these EPN115 XL Pure Nickel strings offer a warmer, vintage tone alternative which many enthusiasts prefer.


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EPN115 Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings

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D'AddarioEPN115 Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.8

(based on 6 reviews)

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(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Nice strings!

Comments about D'Addario EPN115 Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings:

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I have one of the nicer Ibanez artcore archtops, and I've been playing the D'Addario Chromes in a 12 gauge, which are awesome, but I wanted to go for a bluesier sound and a more acrobatic feel. These are a fantastic compromise. I still get a warm, full sound, but with a sharper edge. I can also bend these just fine. The strings also seem to accentuate the acoustic properties of the archtop.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

A good alternative to flat wounds

By jazz.fred

from Carlisle, PA

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  • Jazzy Tone
  • Warm

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      Comments about D'Addario EPN115 Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings:

      I started using these pure nickel strings about 4 months ago as an alternative to flat wounds. I just never liked the feel of flat wounds.

      These strings will provide a nice, round, warm, liquid tone that's perfect for either Jazz or Blues.

      A great string.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Quality strings!

      By oldguy57

      from east tennessee

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Strong

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        • Blues

        Comments about D'Addario EPN115 Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings:

        I bought these for a guitar that was too bright. I was using nickel wound Ernie ball 10's. I may go back to 10's for bending, but will stick with the pure nickel. There is a noticeable difference in the tone. I also believe the G string of the D'Addario's is of better quality.

         
        5.0

        Great strings

        By Carlmcd

        from Okc

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        • Good Tone

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          • Concerts

          Comments about D'Addario EPN115 Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings:

          Great sounding strings I would recommend to anyone

           
          5.0

          love these nickel strings

          By SKINNY VINNY

          from AUSTIN TEXAS

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          • Good Tone
          • Long Life

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            • Concerts
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            Comments about D'Addario EPN115 Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings:

            i have an original gibson '63 sg with fralin humbuckers-i think these strings are exactly what it needs

             
            5.0

            my favorite

            By Uncle Boog

            from Santa fe

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            • Consistent
            • Good Tone

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              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about D'Addario EPN115 Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings:

              Use these on my Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin (single P90). Get a sturdy warm tone. Paired with my VHT Special 6 valve amp and its pure vintage. Highly recommended.

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