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Fender 250XS Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Guitar Strings - Extra Super Light   

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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; perf...Read More

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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: 08-10-15-21w-30-38.

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 steel 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 guitar strings, set after set.


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Fender250XS Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Guitar Strings - Extra Super Light
 
5.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (4)
  • Good tone (4)
  • Well built / quality (4)
  • Long life (3)

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5.0

best strings for whaling lead players. Thumbs up!

By J

from Williamsburg,Kentucky

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts

    Comments about Fender 250XS Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Guitar Strings - Extra Super Light:

    all my guitars have these strings,nothing but

     
    5.0

    Long time choice

    By Guitarman22322

    from Upper Michigan

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts

      Comments about Fender 250XS Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Guitar Strings - Extra Super Light:

      I've used sets with an .008 first string for years. Easy on the fingers for chording and so much better for bending on leads so you can make your notes more expressive. I've used Ernie Balls, D'Addario and others but on my Stratocaster, Fenders are the best. I change before every gig as any strings for me lose their brightness and are worn by the frets from bending which makes them OK for practice after a gig, but I put on fresh ones before the next gig. Despite the size, it's a very rare occurrence to break a string during a performance. I've used the bullets, but I can't find them any more so now I use these. They are probably not a good choice for a heavy handed rhythm player, but if you want great tone that can be played with finesse, these are great.

       
      5.0

      Easier to play

      By Batavia Jim

      from Buffalo NY

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easier On The Fingers
      • Helps with barre chords

      Cons

      • Probably less sturdy

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fender 250XS Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Guitar Strings - Extra Super Light:

        I've been struggling to play barre chords - I usually get a clean sound from 4 or five strings but a buzz or deadening from the other 1 or 2. The lighter weight strings make a big difference. Now I can usually get a clean note from all 6 strings because they're easier to hold down. Also seems like I can play longer too for the same reason.

        They do have a brighter tone than the heavier weight strings. That's easily adjusted with the tone controls on my Strat or EQ on the amp.

         
        5.0

        Fender 250XS

        By joey

        from Louisiana Bayous!

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Fender 250XS Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Guitar Strings - Extra Super Light:

          Excellent light strings, good action for rock n roll and top 40. Will buy more of them

           
          5.0

          250XS Super NickeElectric Guiytar Strin

          By Asa

          from New York, NY

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Fender 250XS Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Electric Guitar Strings - Extra Super Light:

            As you get older it pays to cut down
            on the pressure you put on your fingers.
            These strings help. Clapton plays a
            short scale acoustic for this reason and BB King recommended to Dusty to give his fingers
            a break and he did.
            Listen Up.

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