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D'Addario EXL120BT Balanced Tension X-Lite Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack 

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The EXL120BT Medium Electric Guitar Strings are part of the D'Addario Balanced Tension Series that are comprised of mathematically optimized string g...Click To Read More About This Product

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Exceptional dynamic control and a more consistent feel in a convenient 10-pack.

The EXL120BT Medium Electric Guitar Strings are part of the D'Addario Balanced Tension Series that are comprised of mathematically optimized string gauge combinations, resulting in greater control and playing comfort. Combined with the distinctive bright tone of XL nickel wound strings, each set offers greater dynamic control and a more consistent feel between strings for evenly balanced bending, strumming, fretting, picking, plucking and slapping. EXL120BT gauges range from 9-40. 

XL Nickel Wound, D'Addario's most popular electric guitar strings, are precision wound with nickel-plated steel onto a carefully drawn, hexagonally shaped, high carbon steel core. The result, strings with long-lasting, distinctive bright tone and excellent intonation, is ideal for the widest variety of guitars and musical styles.

FEATURES
  • Includes 10 sets of strings
  • Balanced Tension sets allow for evenly balanced bending, strumming, fretting, picking, and plucking
  • Round wound with nickel-plated steel for distinctive bright tone
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion-resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • String Gauges: Plain Steel .009, .012, .015, Nickel Wound .022, .030, .040

Give your guitar a smoother, more even-keeled feel whenever you play. Order today!

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D'AddarioEXL120BT Balanced Tension X-Lite Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack
 
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4.0

Great sounding strings

By Rick

from Massachusetts

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  • Good Tone

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      Comments about D'Addario EXL120BT Balanced Tension X-Lite Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

      I think these strings will be great for me at some point. I have been playing for over 50 years and I normally play 11s or 12s. For many years I have been trying to change my playing style so I can use lighter gauge strings. I play SRV, Hendrix, Trower stuff and that style of playing for the most part whether I am covering those people or playing other classic rock and blues.

      My finger joints are starting to feel the pain of the heavier gauge strings after gigs. I tried 8s and they were way too soft (I read the Billy Gibbons stories). I went back to heavy core 11s (fabulous strings). I recently tried these .009 strings but probably should have went to 10s instead. I think these are great strings but I still have to train myself to play on lighter strings....using a lighter touch on both hands. Tweaking my amp and pickups, I have been able to get the same sound as I get with the heavy strings (close anyway...people won't notice). Sound is not a problem It is a matter of me getting used to the lighter strings. I will keep at it. I have used D'addario strings for lots of years in the past and they are great strings.

       
      5.0

      The best.

      By guitarmike

      from earth, mostly

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      • Consistent
      • Good Tone

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          Comments about D'Addario EXL120BT Balanced Tension X-Lite Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

          Been using these forever, never let me down. I never have strings break and the consistency of these strings over the 15 years I have used them exclusively is simply the best. They are always the same!

           
          4.0

          i would buy again

          By Guitarbilly

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          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

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            • Backup
            • Practicing

            Comments about D'Addario EXL120BT Balanced Tension X-Lite Electric Guitar Strings 10-Pack:

            They bend easy and stay in tune strong sound

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