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D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings  

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One of the most popular strings by one of the most popular string makers.

Gauges 9.5-11.5-16-24-34-44..

D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings employ round wound, nickel-plated steel wrap wire that delivers bright, true sound, great stretchability, and long life.

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


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D'AddarioEXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.8

(based on 33 reviews)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (5)
  • Good tone (5)
  • Long life (4)
  • Well built / quality (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (5), Professional musician (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Different scale lengths, different strings! Try it

    I have a Les Paul and a Strat. These guitars are like night and day when it comes to sound and feel. When it comes to sound each is unique which is why we...Read complete review

    I have a Les Paul and a Strat. These guitars are like night and day when it comes to sound and feel. When it comes to sound each is unique which is why we all like them. But they have a different feel when the same string gauge is put on each guitar and that is due to their scale lengths. A Les Paul is 24 3/4" scale and a Strat is 25 1/2. When you put 10's on a Strat they feel tighter then on a Les Paul. I found it frustratingly difficult to go from one to the next. I looked into it and calculated the string tension of different gauge sets for both guitars and found that putting the D'addario EXL120+ (9.5's) on my Strat that the string tension closely matched that of 10's on the Les Paul. When I tested this out on the guitars I was amazed at how much alike the two guitars felt. String bends were more accurate and playing more rewarding. If anyone has a preference of one guitar to another because of how the strings feel, I recommend trying different size sets to match the tension that that does feel good in your hands. More guitars will feel better and that only means...now you can have a bigger arsenal of guitars. We all like having more guitars!!!!

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    Wear out WAY too Quickly

    I've had these strings on my Telecaster for 5 days and they already show significant signs of wear. They actually showed some in the two spots I played most (I was working on a...Read complete review

    I've had these strings on my Telecaster for 5 days and they already show significant signs of wear. They actually showed some in the two spots I played most (I was working on a particular solo at the time) after less than 24 hours. Brand new, the tone was OK and the feel was about average, but after less than a week they look like some strings do after months. I may have gotten a dud, but as for the set I got, they were just plain awful.

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    2.0

    Wear out WAY too Quickly

    By QuadrophenicWHO

    from St. Louis, MO

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

      Cons

      • Breaks Easy

      Best Uses

        Comments about D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        I've had these strings on my Telecaster for 5 days and they already show significant signs of wear. They actually showed some in the two spots I played most (I was working on a particular solo at the time) after less than 24 hours. Brand new, the tone was OK and the feel was about average, but after less than a week they look like some strings do after months. I may have gotten a dud, but as for the set I got, they were just plain awful.

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        5.0

        Great Deal And Service

        By Tweedville

        from Florida

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Concerts

        Comments about D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        I've always loved D'Addario quality---to be able to buy an in-between gauge is wonderful.They really nailed it.

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        5.0

        my go to string choice

        By Jackster

        from Vero Beach, Florida

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings:

          I have been playing gigs for over 40 years. My string choice has changed from time to time. I found that the EXL120+ have fit my current musical situation.Heavy enough to give me a big sound when I am playing rhythm, and flexible enough to cut the leads. Just ordered 10 more sets for my LP and Strat...

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          5.0

          Great strings -Great price

          By Pete

          from Riverview Florida

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                Comments about D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                A nice brilliant sound- used on an Epiphone Emperor with out an amp.

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                5.0

                Best deal in the world?

                By Jethro Dull

                from Marietta, GA

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                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Play

                  Comments about D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                  Are you kidding me? This one's a no brainer. My favorite brand of electric guitar strings at the best price, with free shipping. You can get three sets here for the same price you'd get one set locally.

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                  5.0

                  Quality Strings, Good Price

                  By t4bz

                  from Kansas City, MO

                  About Me Novice

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                    Great strings. They maintain their tune and tone well. They are long lasting for me, too. Solid price through Musician's Friend.

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                    5.0

                    EXL 120+: Best Of Both Worlds -9 and 10

                    By Tonehunter

                    from Atlanta, GA

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • 10-gage String Tone
                    • 9-gage String Playability
                    • Best Of Both Worlds 910
                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tone
                    • Long Lasting And Reliable
                    • Long Life
                    • Strong

                    Cons

                    • Not Available Everywhere

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                      I kept breaking the EXL 120, 9-gage strings(usually the high "E"). The 10-gage sounded great and never broke, but made my tremolo guitars feel much stiffer than I liked. The EXL 120+ set (9.5 gage) is proven to be the best of both worlds: the great tone and reliability of 10-gage strings and the playability and suppleness of 9-gage strings. After 2 years of playing the EXL 120+, I have yet to break a string (although I do change the strings every 3-4 weeks). I have installed them in all my guitars.

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                      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Finally...

                      By MV

                      from VA, DC

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                            These strings work great for both standard and E flat. I consider it a little loose for D tuning. I haven't had any string breakage since I got these, although it was rare even with the regular EXL120's. I've completely switched to these strings for all my standard tuned guitars, it's good stuff.

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                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Great Strings

                            By KY4LC

                            from Madisonville, Ky.

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                            Pros

                            • Bright sound
                            • Good Tone
                            • Long Life
                            • Stay In tune
                            • Strong

                            Cons

                            • None

                            Best Uses

                            • Any and all

                            Comments about D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                            They are light enough to give a bright sound, bendability is very good. I have these strings on my Strat, my Les Paul and my Epiphone Dot 335 and they work great on all.

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                            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings

                            Comments about D'Addario EXL120+ Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings:

                            I think if you are wanting a set of strings that play as easy as 9's but with better tone......Give these a try.
                            I have quite a few guitars some with 9's and some with10's. I really like the ease of play with the 9's but like the nicer tone I get with the 10's. I was looking around and ran across a set of these and decided to give them a try. I installed them on one of my Fender Strat's and loved them. After a few minutes of playing them I knew this was the set of strings for me. They are easy on the fingers when I play and can play just as long with these as I can with the s without my fingers starting to get sore and I have a better tone.
                            No issues so far
                            These are a great value just wish they were available in the 10 pack so I could save a little money.

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