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D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack)  

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Gauges 09-11-16-24-32-42.World-renowned as "The Player's Choice" among guitar players of all genres and styles. XL guitar strings are wound with nick...Read More

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The string for those who like to bend their notes.

Gauges 09-11-16-24-32-42.

World-renowned as "The Player's Choice" among guitar players of all genres and styles. XL guitar strings are wound with nickel-plated steel, known for it's distinctive bright tone and excellent intonation. EXL120s are 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 string set that's right for you.


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

Get a bunch, you know you'll need 'em.

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D'AddarioEXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack)
 
4.6

(based on 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (15)
  • Long life (13)
  • Consistent (12)
  • Well built / quality (11)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (13)
    • Back-up (11)
    • Concerts (11)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (15)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great Strings!

    I bought these strings a couple of weeks ago and absolutely love them. I have tried pretty much all brands of strings out there, and until just recently used Dean Markley strings exclusively....Read complete review

    I bought these strings a couple of weeks ago and absolutely love them. I have tried pretty much all brands of strings out there, and until just recently used Dean Markley strings exclusively. I figured I would give these a try. I have always had trouble with my guitar strings getting a sticky feel to them after a few days of use. These strings have remained with a nice slick feel since putting them on a Les Paul and a Fender Stratocaster. They have a great sound that is not too bright. They sound super on bridge position with distortion, and neck position for smooth solo playing. I will continue to buy these for my four guitars along with the Dean Markleys. Give them a try if you are considering a different guitar string brand.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not very strong, not holding tuning

    I have been having problems with the EXL 120s lately, especially on my Les Paul and '61 reissue LP SG. Those two instruments have been rock solid in tunign for years. Both have...Read complete review

    I have been having problems with the EXL 120s lately, especially on my Les Paul and '61 reissue LP SG. Those two instruments have been rock solid in tunign for years. Both have TonePros System 2 TOM and aluminum stop bar. Could not maintain tuning in either instrument, especially low E, D, and G strings. Tuning machines are Grover Klusons 18:1 too. I have a rack test instrument with no pups to see if I was doing something wrong, but found by slightly overwinding that they come apart at the ball end, and pretty easily too. Went to Ernie Ball Stainless,and problem is solved. Don't see how D'addario can claim "consistent quality and intonation" when they won't stay in tune in the first place. Cheap strings=headaches. Don't buy them.

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    5.0

    Love the D'A's

    By Monte Self

    from California

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack):

      I see they now have a deal for like 389 a pack containing a free high E string, it would be great to have a 3 pack like this containing an extra E,B,G string with the same deal at 999.

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      5.0

      Best way to buy strings

      By RMJSTUDIO

      from Washington DC

      About Me Professional Musician

      Ask me a question

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing
        • Studio

        Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack):

        buy far the best way to buy, you would think larger quanitys, would cost less.

        So yes the 10 pack of the same strings cost more.

        I like that there is only one sealed bag allso, saves clean up and garbage.

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        4.0

        MY GO TO STRING SOLID PERFORMER

        By NICKLEFRET

        from NH

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        Ask me a question

        Pros

        • Consistant Quality
        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack):

          BEEN USING THIS BRAND AS LONG AS I CAN REMEMBER

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          5.0

          VERY GOOD STRINGS

          By aircooledbilly

          from DYER, TENNESSEE

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          Pros

          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack):

              These strings feel great and have a good sound. No string whistle. I love this brand.

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              5.0

              exl nickel super light guitar strings

              By jim124

              from port arthur tx

              About Me Novice

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

              • Breaks Easy

              Best Uses

              • Practicing

              Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack):

              You'll are great ,the guitar strings are great

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              5.0

              Can't Get Enough !!!

              By Mr. Guitar

              from Appomattox, Va.

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Always Feel Like New
              • Consistent
              • Elasticreturns To Pitch
              • Elastic Returns To Pitch
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

              • Non

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Playing Guitar
              • Practicing

              Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack):

              I've used Dean Markley, Ernie Ball, GHS Boomers, Gibson and Fender strings. I prefer these strings for their feel, tone and longevity.

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              4.0

              Dependable

              By Roadman

              from Lafayette, IN

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack):

                These are pretty good strings, nothing special that I have found. I have them on two guitars. I do a lot of heavy bends on the D and G strings and they stay in tune pretty well. Pretty much the same as the Ernie Ball strings I had been using. I'll buy more, especially at the multi pack sale price.

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                5.0

                excellent gauge for my use!!!

                By JAMES .MC

                from FLINT, MICHIGAN

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • I Always Buy D'addario
                • Long Life
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack):

                  You can't beat these for price and quality! THANKS, Musicians Friend! James Mc.

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                  5.0

                  Awesome experience

                  By erock

                  from Loudonville,Ohio

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack):

                    Very good quality and awesome price.

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                    5.0

                    fast delivery great packaging

                    By katsounds

                    from canada

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Product

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Allround
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (3-Pack):

                      musician's friend has always kept thier promise even on returns.pleasure doing business.

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