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D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack

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Gauges 09-11-16-24-32-42.World-renowned as "The Player's Choice" among guitar players of all genres and styles. XL guitar strings are wound with nick...Click To Read More About This Product

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The string for those who like to bend their notes.

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

World-renowned as "The Player's Choice" among guitar players of all genres and styles. XL guitar strings are wound with nickel-plated steel, known for it's distinctive bright tone and excellent intonation. EXL120s are D'Addario's most popular round-wound, nickel-plated electric guitar strings.

D'Addario is the world's largest manufacturer of strings for musical instruments. Many top guitarists won't play any other brand. Regardless of your playing style, D'Addario has a string set that's right for you.


FEATURES
  • Player's choice
  • Nickel roundwound
  • Bright, lasting tone

Get a bunch, you know you'll need 'em.

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D'AddarioEXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack
 
4.8

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (13)
  • Consistent (9)
  • Long life (8)
  • Well built / quality (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (6)
  • Practicing (6)
  • Back-up (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (9), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

the best

I have been playing for 47 years. I have tried all the strings that are made, even back in the day of Black Diamonds. These are not the best feeling or the longest...Read complete review

I have been playing for 47 years. I have tried all the strings that are made, even back in the day of Black Diamonds. These are not the best feeling or the longest lasting but they are the most consistent in sound and staying in tune. If you have a problem with them drop them an email for help. Since players are all different and use different attack with picks or with fingers the best string is what works for them...I'm sure I have had a problem with them somewhere over the years but I can't remember when. If you have a problem it's the guitar or the installation process.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Purchase more than one

Have just started using the XL120, seams to break easily, i am going to try them for again.

Have just started using the XL120, seams to break easily, i am going to try them for again.

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

No Contest

By zapkat

from Arizona deserts

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Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

My first guitar was a gift from my very good friend, who also is a guitar luthier.
The Telecaster came with EXL120s on it, and thats what I learned on.
I purchased a 10 pack late 2010, and I use them on my Tele. and my Jackson 2002 DKMG.
After a string change and a good stretching EXL120s settle right in.
Good for about 120 hrs before they start to fade. You get a quality set of strings every time.
Intonation holds true with every set.
My first guitar was a gift from my very good friend, who also is a guitar luthier.
The Telecaster came with EXL120s on it, and thats what I learned on.
I purchased a 10 pack late 2010, and I use them on my Tele. and my Jackson 2002 DKMG.
After a string change and a good stretching EXL120s settle right in.
Good for about 120 hrs before they start to fade. You get a quality set of strings every time.
Intonation holds true with every set.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

the best

By Buddy

from Villa Rica Ga.

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts

    Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

    I have been playing for 47 years. I have tried all the strings that are made, even back in the day of Black Diamonds. These are not the best feeling or the longest lasting but they are the most consistent in sound and staying in tune. If you have a problem with them drop them an email for help. Since players are all different and use different attack with picks or with fingers the best string is what works for them...I'm sure I have had a problem with them somewhere over the years but I can't remember when. If you have a problem it's the guitar or the installation process.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Awesome Strings!

    By donnie

    from Jasper Tn

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

      The Best!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      First time use

      By SueG

      from NJ

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

        Wanted to check them out,mind wide open. I like the feel,tone and flexibility. If your a die hard Ernie Ball,it's a these won't disappoint.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I recently tried these EXL 120 strings on a stratocaster

        By Rick H

        from Virginia

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

            The best tone and perfect feel on each note , these strings are far better than most available today .
            I was able to glide across the fret board effortlessly. Do yourself a favor and clean the frets , remove oxidation from the frets and you will notice a major difference . Rick....

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            EXL 120

            By Leroy Jenkins!!!!!

            from ca

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            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts

              Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

              Great tone and feel
              Ibanez js 1000

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Old Favorite

              By myersmk

              from Nebraska

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              Pros

              • Good Tone

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                  Great price on my brand.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  More about Customer Service than the strings

                  By Stone

                  from Deltona FL

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone
                  • Long Life
                  • Strong

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                      These strings are by far the most consistent

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      The perfect string!

                      By Steven

                      from East Tennessee

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                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Good Tone
                      • Long Life

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                          The industry standard for electric guitar strings. I have tried the vast majority of brands out there and I always come back to D'Addario. They sound and feel great. They are consistently high quality (something a lot of high end string brands can't say). They are an incredible value. (Considering how many expensive branded strings are manufactured by D'Addario, it makes no sense to pay two or three times the price just for their labels on the package.)

                          Throw in the fact that D'Addario is an environmentally friendly company and offers player point rewards, it's a no-brainer.

                           
                          5.0

                          Love these strings!

                          By JaymzRG

                          from Texas

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                          Pros

                          • Good Tone
                          • Long Life
                          • Strong

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Concerts
                            • Practicing

                            Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                            These strings never break on me... and that's because I abuse the hell out of my Floyd Rose bridge with Dime squeals and dive bombs. Brightness life lasts pretty long, too. Takes, at least, three weeks before they start sound dull.

                             
                            5.0

                            Great Product - Too long for delivery

                            By Momma G

                            from Syracuse, NY

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                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Consistent
                            • Good Tone
                            • Long Life
                            • Strong

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Backup
                              • Concerts
                              • Practicing

                              Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                              I bought these strings for my Now disabled husband. He is a self taught musician and taught our son how to play. He became disabled in Feb of 2014, subdural hematoma so severe it caused a stroke. He just recently started showing interest in playing again, so I picked up a cheap guitar we call his therapy guitar. I ordered these strings and picks, but did take a while for strings to come. Still waiting for picks!! Not sure if I will order again.

                               
                              5.0

                              the strings 009-42 are good for me

                              By pickguard111

                              from Plantation, Florida

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                              Pros

                              • Consistent
                              • Good Tone
                              • Long Life
                              • Strong

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Practicing

                                Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                                im a tinnitus suffer very noises in my ears

                                 
                                5.0

                                Wow

                                By Jeanaben007

                                from Cloverdale VA

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                                Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                                Great strings

                                 
                                5.0

                                Bying 4 th set already

                                By Dimon

                                from Houston, TX

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                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Good Tone
                                • Long Life

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Practicing

                                  Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                                  easy on fingers and great on tone.

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  My favorite strings

                                  By guitargirl122

                                  from South Carolina

                                  Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                                  Of course great strings are a matter of opinion, but in my opinion, you can't get better than D'Addario. These are great on my Fender Strat, nice bright, consistent tone. Wouldn't use anything else.

                                   
                                  3.0

                                  Purchase more than one

                                  By Pastor Mike

                                  from Tampa, Fl

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                                  Pros

                                  • Good Tone

                                  Cons

                                  • Breaks Easy

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                                    Have just started using the XL120, seams to break easily, i am going to try them for again.

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Best Strings Out There

                                    By jesse hendrix

                                    from CA

                                    Comments about D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Super Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack:

                                    In my opinion, D'addarios are the best.
                                    In my opinion, D'Addarios are the best. I tried a set of Ernie Ball's, but they broke in like a week. I've been using a set of these strings for about 3 weeks. and I just like the feel/tone of D'Addarios.

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