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D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack  

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Gauges 11-14-18-28-38-49.World-renowned as "The Player's Choice" among guitaristss of all genres and styles. XL strings are wound with nickel-plated ...Read More

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Hefty ropes for the serious jazz archtop.

Gauges 11-14-18-28-38-49.

World-renowned as "The Player's Choice" among guitaristss of all genres and styles. XL strings are wound with nickel-plated steel, known for it's distinctive bright tone, excellent intonation and reduced fret wear. EXL115s are among D'Addario's most popular round-wound, nickel-plated electric guitar strings.

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 that's right for you.


FEATURES
  • Player's choice
  • Nickel roundwound
  • Bright, lasting tone

The best balance of long-life, high-enough tension to make the guitar sing, and easy playing. Order today!

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D'AddarioEXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack
 
4.7

(based on 14 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (6)
  • Long life (6)
  • Well built / quality (6)
  • Consistent (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Professional musician (4), Experienced (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    The new standard

    These strings are the new standard. With 11s, you get a great blend of playability, durability, and a tone that is warm and bright.

    When I was a beginner,...Read complete review

    These strings are the new standard. With 11s, you get a great blend of playability, durability, and a tone that is warm and bright.

    When I was a beginner, I played 9s, then I moved up to 10s for a few years, and now, after about six months on 11s, I will never go back. The lighter gauges made my instruments seem like weaker, quieter, less soulful versions of themselves. By switching to 11s, the guitars' personalities have been revealed; they talk to me now. Even my Stratocaster has them, and the tuning stability with the two-point tremolo is fine.

    Save some money by getting a ten pack, and keep practicing!

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    EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack

    They Work! But more importantly, Musicians Friend customer support is second to none!

    They Work! But more importantly, Musicians Friend customer support is second to none!

    Reviewed by 14 customers

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    5.0

    Favorite Strings And in 10 Set Pack

    By nb

    from Way South Florida

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts

      Comments about D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

      I've used several brand of guitar strings over the years. Once I found D'Addarios I never bought another brand. I even started buying them for my acoustic guitars.

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      5.0

      They work

      By EricD

      from Denver, CO

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

        First time i have used 11s, put them on my new jaguarillo. They have a nice warmth to them, and I like the extra sustain. Have had them on about three weeks, and they stay in tune pretty good, too.

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        5.0

        Overall An Amazing Product Everytime!!!

        By Bluesman21

        from Oceanside CA

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

            Some of the best, most comfortable strings on the market. If you play blues or rock, here is your string. For the price nothing compares. These strings last the longest and have the best tone for the gauge that I use. Go out and try a few diff gauges you will find that you will love the consistent quality and sound that this brand brings to the table time and time again. Its the players choice!

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            5.0

            My favorite electric guitar strings

            By BeauHooligan

            from Central California

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            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Gigging
              • Practicing

              Comments about D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

              I'm not a pro as I don't get paid, but I gig with frinds bands at least 4 nights a week, and when not doing that, play at least 2 hours a day at home. I've been playing for 46 years and have tried almost every string brand and these strings stand up to this heavy use. They are the go to strings for my Gibson ES-335, and Ibanez AS-73 and AG-75, but I also use them on my Strats and Teles. These strings have such a clean bright sound, resist corrosion and fit my string bender style so well that I buy them in 10 packs. These are the best strings I have found for my needs.

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              the only stings i use

              By Wadda Log

              from New York

              About Me Professional Musician

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                    Comments about D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

                    the only strings i use

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                    5.0

                    Strings... Yay.

                    By Caleh

                    from Rehoboth Beach, DE

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tone
                    • Long Life
                    • Strong

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Concerts

                      Comments about D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

                      Dont have much to say about strings, but hey. Their nice and strong, have a nice feel and sound. I would reccomend these to the lead guitarist.

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                      5.0

                      Solid strings, Great sound

                      By Lalo

                      from Gardner, Co.

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                      Pros

                      • Good Tone
                      • Long Life
                      • Strong

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday use

                        Comments about D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

                        Oh yeah!!! These are the nicest strings I've used in a long time. They're strong and they hold their brilliance and do not lose their tuning with bending or capos. I like the thicker diameters.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great set of strings!

                        Comments about D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

                        I like the heavier gauge strings. 11 gauge set is about is high as I can go and still play in standard tuning. Like it says on the package, I play blues, jazz, and rock. I was using a set with 0.48 for the low E but I find that the 0.49 with the D'Addario exl 115 set gives me a little extra punch and clarity on the low end. D'Addario's sound great and seem to last longer.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Lifetime User

                        By Paul Ramey

                        from West Virginia, or Embarrasingville

                        Comments about D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

                        EXL 115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Strings
                        Recycled packaging, Amazing quality product, Very reasonably priced, and if you use the excess string cut from your G string to stick into the drummers throne, it's been tested, and GUARANTEED it will stick him to the bone when he sits on it. What more could you ever want from your guitar strings I ask you?
                        EXL 115 Blues/Jazz strings are a perfect set of strings with environmentally friendly packaging is a huge plus in my book. Flashy packaging means nothing to me, but showing a moral resposibility to the environment does.
                        Throughout my 17+ years of playing on stage every single weekend 3-4 nights a week, I can count on one hand the faulty strings I've recieved from this company.
                        You get all the bang for your buck. Tone, and durability well above the other comparable brands.

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                        5.0

                        Great Strings for Surf Players

                        By Fred Skipper

                        from North Carolina

                        Comments about D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

                        Compared to other strings I've tried over the years I rate these at the top. The bulk packs are the way to go. Saves $$$, reduces excess packaging.
                        Great gauge set and consistently bright and long lasting.
                        Very good quality! They seem to last longer and remain brighter than other makes like GHS.
                        I play with a local band and between gigs and rehearsal I go through strings fairly quickly, so buying 10 packs at a low price per set. I use the same gauge set on multiple guitars, so bulk packs is a no-brainer.

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