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Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings

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Fender's Super 250's Nickel-Plated Steel (NPS) electric guitar strings combine the high output and dynamic sound of steel with the smooth feel of nic...Click To Read More About This Product

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Reap the benefits of time-tested Fender quality

Fender's Super 250's Nickel-Plated Steel (NPS) electric guitar strings combine the high output and dynamic sound of steel with the smooth feel of nickel; perfect for rock and other styles of music where the guitar needs to cut through.

Gauges: 10-13-17-26-36-46.

Fender has been an instrument of choice for many of the greatest musicians since 1946. Fender's popularity through the generations is a result of their design innovations and commitment to quality. These Fender guitar strings reflect this legacy and are worthy of the Fender name. Attention to detail and the finest materials ensure that you will get the best feeling and greatest sounding strings, set after set.


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Fender250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings
 
4.4

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (9)
  • Good tone (8)
  • Long life (5)
  • Well built / quality (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (6)
  • Concerts (4)
  • Back-up (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great strings

I started using 250r strings when I bought my american fender Nashville edition telecaster b-bender. This is what comes stock on it. I use my bender a lot pulling my b string up a...Read complete review

I started using 250r strings when I bought my american fender Nashville edition telecaster b-bender. This is what comes stock on it. I use my bender a lot pulling my b string up a whole note and bending lots of other notes on other strings and I've never broke a string. The tones is great and the value is exceptional. You can afford to change them more often... use them on all my electrics.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not liking the clean tone ...

These strings were on the Classic 50s strat that I recently bought. I just wasn't happy with the tone - I like warmth when I'm playing clean. I decided to switch to the Fender...Read complete review

These strings were on the Classic 50s strat that I recently bought. I just wasn't happy with the tone - I like warmth when I'm playing clean. I decided to switch to the Fender 150 pure nickel strings that I normally use. Much, much better. I'm not knocking these strings for quality. It's just that pure nickel sounds so much better than nickel plated steel. I can always turn my amp up if I need more output.

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(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Use these for that Fender sound

By RickVogue

from SF Bay Area

Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

I recently bought a road worn 50s strat which came with these strings. I made the error of changing the strings to ernie ball slinky 10s... and said yuck. I went back to the fender 250r strings which I believe is extremely integral to getting that "real strat" sound, that real Fender strat sound. Hard to explain, but that's why I highly recommend these for fender guitars, over other string brands. That's my 2 cents worth. :)

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

played em all

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

I've played pretty much every brand of strings musicians friend sells. Dean markley, elixir, ernie ball, d'addario, cleartone, sit, ghs, thomastik, dr, and gibson. I can say that some brands of strings might be voiced better to a particular guitar.. But for my custom les paul these .10's fender 250 nickels are the best i've ever played. The feel is great, they're bright and they last a good 2-3 weeks w/ string cleaner. I play 2hrs a night. Love em' bought a bunch. try em they're cheap!

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Sweet Strings!

By Punx93-WvOIZ

from Bloomingburg, Ohio

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Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

Really good sounding, playing strings; not to mention very durable. I will buy more.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great strings

By Ricky

from Alabama

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Great Tone And Longevity
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

      I started using 250r strings when I bought my american fender Nashville edition telecaster b-bender. This is what comes stock on it. I use my bender a lot pulling my b string up a whole note and bending lots of other notes on other strings and I've never broke a string. The tones is great and the value is exceptional. You can afford to change them more often... use them on all my electrics.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I've tried a LOT of strings in my day...

      By E-Train

      from Raleigh, NC

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      Pros

      • Clean
      • Clear
      • Consistent
      • Good Snap
      • Good Sustain
      • Great Tone
      • Long lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Play Them

        Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

        Ok, I've tried just about every string available at one time or another. Thought I was a D'Addario guy for a while, then thought DR's were the ones, but these strings sound better by far on both my main guitars. I like a real crisp string. Something that retains a good snap, and doesn't get dull or thuddy after a gig or two. These do that. They retain that new string feel and sound even when nicely broken in. What can I say , they get the job done for me. I play a 2005 Gretsch 6120, and an Epiphone Emperor modded with P-90's. The Fender 250's sound the best so far on both those instruments hands down.

         
        5.0

        Great strings

        By Jmac

        from Marion il

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

          They work great on my strat I like the 10-s better than 9s heaver sound

           
          5.0

          Great strings

          By tater

          from al

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts

            Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

            last long time

             
            3.0

            Not liking the clean tone ...

            By FenderMan

            from New York

            About Me Child

            Pros

              Cons

              • Poor Tone Quality

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

                These strings were on the Classic 50s strat that I recently bought. I just wasn't happy with the tone - I like warmth when I'm playing clean. I decided to switch to the Fender 150 pure nickel strings that I normally use. Much, much better. I'm not knocking these strings for quality. It's just that pure nickel sounds so much better than nickel plated steel. I can always turn my amp up if I need more output.

                 
                1.0

                Wouldn't buy this pack again.

                By Doo Doo Dan

                from Buffyland

                About Me Novice

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Breaks Easy

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

                  Ok tone but breaks pretty easily.

                   
                  5.0

                  This is the best string for a Fender electric guitar.

                  By Bob

                  from Columbia, Tn.

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing
                    • They last longer

                    Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

                    I use these Fender strings on my 4 electric Fender guitars and suggest to all others that I work on and suggest the Fender strings always if the guitar is a solid body Fender guitar.

                     
                    4.0

                    I would buy these again

                    By pizzaman

                    from Southeast,Wi

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tone
                    • Long Life
                    • Strong

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

                      I play a Strat every time I try another brand of string I'm just not happy I'm just going to keep buying
                      Fender strings they fit good they sound good and they play good. And they last. What more can you say!!

                       
                      4.0

                      Good sting

                      By Robet

                      from Cheokee Vilage, AR

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                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Good Tone

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

                        Decent strings at a good price.

                         
                        5.0

                        Best for Tele

                        By GRAJR

                        from Southeast Arkansas

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Good Tone
                        • Long Life
                        • Strong

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

                            This is the string that came on my American Deluxe Telecaster. Tried different brands and kept coming back to Fender. Fender has stepped up their string manufacturing in the past few years. I can use these strings gig after gig and the tone is awesome with my Tele.

                             
                            5.0

                            FENDER 250R SUPER 250 NPS

                            By rock on bob

                            from Deltona, FL

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                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Consistent
                            • Good Tone
                            • Long Life
                            • Strong

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Backup
                              • Concerts
                              • Practicing

                              Comments about Fender 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Strings:

                              Very good strings, great for fender instruments. Good old fender tone.

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