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Fender 3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light 

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Gauges: 09-11-16-24-32-42.Fender's Super Bullets Nickel-Plated Steel (NPS) electric guitar strings combine the high output and dynamic sound of steel...Click To Read More About This Product

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Invest in precious metal to reap the benefits of dynamic musical tones.

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

Fender's Super Bullets Nickel-Plated Steel (NPS) electric guitar strings combine the high output and dynamic sound of steel with the smooth feel of nickel. The Fender 3250L strings are perfect for rock and other styles of music where the guitar needs to cut through. The patented bullet-end creates a sonic coupling between the string and bridge block, for rock-solid tuning, stability, and increased sustain.

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 light 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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Fender3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light
 
4.6

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (21)
  • Consistent (16)
  • Long life (10)
  • Well built / quality (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (14)
  • Concerts (10)
  • Back-up (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (16), Professional musician (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Strings

I just put these on my Strat after getting tired of how often my 8s broke. These rock!! Took almost nothing to get used to, and they sound so much fuller and edgier...Read complete review

I just put these on my Strat after getting tired of how often my 8s broke. These rock!! Took almost nothing to get used to, and they sound so much fuller and edgier than my old 8s. If i could replace them every 2 weeks i would because thats when they sound the best. They are fantastic for the music i play and blow the pure nickle 8s i had away.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor Quality Control and Poor Customer Service from Fender

I've been playing for over 20 years and recently bought a Fender Strat. I liked the way it played so I decided to put the same strings it came with. All of the plain...Read complete review

I've been playing for over 20 years and recently bought a Fender Strat. I liked the way it played so I decided to put the same strings it came with. All of the plain strings had imperfections on it like rust or rough spots. I've been through 100's of string packs from various manufacturers and never saw such bad quality control before. I emailed Fender customer service and with my issues along with photos. No response from them at all. Not worth the effort of a return to MF, but my opinion of Fender has just went big time.

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(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I LIKE EM

By Jerry Bertinetti

from Gallup NM

Comments about Fender 3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

GOOD STUFF
I've used these sense I got my strat. Came with them on it. No probems at all. The ends don't get stuck in the wammy if it brakes like the regular strings do. Tone is good. Been playing for 40 + years. Gospel rock, Gospel Country Gospel anything.
Saved Old Rocker

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Strings

By Charley2715

from TN

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Comments about Fender 3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

I just put these on my Strat after getting tired of how often my 8s broke. These rock!! Took almost nothing to get used to, and they sound so much fuller and edgier than my old 8s. If i could replace them every 2 weeks i would because thats when they sound the best. They are fantastic for the music i play and blow the pure nickle 8s i had away.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good strings exept for high E problem

By Doug

from PA.

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Pros

  • Consistent

Cons

  • Not Consistent

Best Uses

  • Concerts

Comments about Fender 3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

I purchased these strings by the dozen. Two out of every dozen seems to have a faulty E string. I play a Parker Fly so I have to have the bullets. The .009 string will pull threw the bullet rendering that string useless. Therefor having to break up another set to compensate for the loss. Very annoying to say the least. If I didn't have to have the bullets I would buy other strings. They need better quality control. However they still sound great and last well. For this reason I give them a four rating.

 
5.0

Great price- Fast Delivery

By Mojo418

from Northwest NJ

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing
    • Setups

    Comments about Fender 3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

    Sound Great even after numerous turnings during setup.

     
    4.0

    5 bullets and 1 blank!

    By Toad

    from Yorba Linda, CA

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    Pros

    • Good Tone

    Cons

    • Breaks Easy

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Fender 3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

    The star review should be 5 out of 6. Put the first 5 strings on with no problems (locking tuners on my new Tele Elite) but the high E string pulled right out of the bullet as I was tuning. Hoping GC will replace the bad one. The five that made it sound OK but can't give a complete review until the high E string is replaced. The original Fender strings sounded great but replaced the pick guard and hence the strings. (That's the problem with locking tuners. Once you take a string off you can never get it back on.)

     
    1.0

    Poor Quality Control and Poor Customer Service from Fender

    By Mike

    from New York, NY

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    Pros

      Cons

      • Not Consistent
      • Rust Spots

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fender 3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

        I've been playing for over 20 years and recently bought a Fender Strat. I liked the way it played so I decided to put the same strings it came with. All of the plain strings had imperfections on it like rust or rough spots. I've been through 100's of string packs from various manufacturers and never saw such bad quality control before. I emailed Fender customer service and with my issues along with photos. No response from them at all. Not worth the effort of a return to MF, but my opinion of Fender has just went big time.

         
        5.0

        Good dependable

        By Snake

        from Atlanta, Georgia

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        Pros

        • Good Tone
        • Long Life

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Fender 3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

          I am amazed how these Bullet Strings stay in tune compared to light gage strings from 8 years ago.

           
          5.0

          I WILL buy these strings again.

          By Paolo

          from SoCal

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Fender 3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

              I am sold on the "Bullet" end. Fender calls it a "sonic coupling" between your guitar's tailpiece & the string. Makes sense. No gaps like a ball end. I've been using them for over 10 years.

               
              5.0

              A really nice string

              By Shift17

              from Upper South Carolina

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              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Fender 3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

                These strings produce a really great sound on my telecaster. The action of these strings are really nice.

                 
                5.0

                these sound really good

                By Matt DiGiovanni

                from Jackson, NJ

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                Comments about Fender 3250L Nickel-Plated Steel Bullet-End Electric Guitar Strings - Light:

                strings are great

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