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D'Angelico Electrozinc Jazz 12-52 Light Electric Guitar Strings

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Electrozinc Jazz 12's are ideal for the electric jazz guitarist. With a .52 for a low-E and a wound G-string, jazz players can count on strong bass w...Click To Read More About This Product

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Heavy guitar strings with a wound third.

Electrozinc Jazz 12's are ideal for the electric jazz guitarist. With a .52 for a low-E and a wound G-string, jazz players can count on strong bass while comping and a thick lead sound. Co-designed and engineered by D’Addario, Electrozinc marks the return of the partnership between these two legendary brands.

The story of the string begins more than 75 years ago. In 1938, John D’Angelico was already a living legend known for his signature archtop guitars, while John D’Addario was a young kid trying to expand the family string business. Their chance meeting would result in the invention of the world’s first modern round wound electric guitar string, the zinc-coated Bethanized Steel. Its sound was unrivaled in fullness, volume, and brightness. Its tone would be featured on some of the greatest records of all time. But the closing of the Bethlehem Steel plant in the ‘60s put an abrupt end to its production, leaving its sound unmatched for over half a century. Until now.

Today, D’Angelico and D’Addario have re-forged their storied partnership. Combining modern innovation with John D’Addario’s original designs, D’Angelico’s Electrozinc string is the truest tribute to Bethanized Steel since the original. And D’Addario’s EXP technology coats every string to maintain its classic tone even longer. Electrozinc will be available in six gauge variations, suiting players from all traditions—from hard rock to swinging jazz.

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  • 12-16-24w-32-42-52

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D'AngelicoElectrozinc Jazz 12-52 Light Electric Guitar Strings
 
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5.0

Best Strings I have ever used!

By Justin

from maryland

Pros

  • long life
  • sound great
  • strong
  • tone

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about D'Angelico Electrozinc Jazz 12-52 Light Electric Guitar Strings:

      Since purchasing this product I have been super impressed with these strings!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Awesome on an archtop!

      By Mikey Smithe

      from Portland, ME

      Pros

      • coated
      • jazz
      • tone
      • tuning stability
      • versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • jazz
        • rock
        • thick sound

        Comments about D'Angelico Electrozinc Jazz 12-52 Light Electric Guitar Strings:

        Really dig these wound G Electrozinc's. They feel great and get the perfect tone on my jazz box! They seem to stay in tune better than other wound G jazz style sets I've played. Going to try the 10-47 on my solid body electric!

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