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D'Addario EXL130+ Nickel XL Electric Guitar Strings

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Gauges: 8.5-10.5-15-22-32-39.Color-coded ball ends.D'Addario is the world's largest manufacturer of strings for musical instruments. Many top guitari...Click To Read More About This Product

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Round wound. Nickel-plated steel wrap wire. Bright, true sound.

Gauges: 8.5-10.5-15-22-32-39.

Color-coded ball ends.

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 set of strings that's right for your electric guitar.



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D'AddarioEXL130+ Nickel XL Electric Guitar Strings
 
5.0

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  • Good tone (3)

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5.0

best fit for my playing

By The Guru-6xQis

from Rochester, MI

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Comments about D'Addario EXL130+ Nickel XL Electric Guitar Strings:

I have always used 8s. I wanted something that is a bit heavier than 8s because one of the drawbacks of 8s is that you loose a bit of volume. I tried 9s but it was not completely satisfying...I found this while surfing this website and thought I should give it a try. This is exactly what I wanted, the exact balance between 8s and 9s. I plan to get more of these...D'Addario should come out with an economy pack of 0.085s.

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5.0

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By Keith Tarumoto

from Kaneohe, Hawaii

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Comments about D'Addario EXL130+ Nickel XL Electric Guitar Strings:

I've used these strings for years now and have gotten used to them. Great sound.
When I contacted Musician's Friend that I was short due to an open seam in the shipping box, they sent me them right away! Such an honorable company to do so.
I like the 8.5's. Not too light, just slightly less than 9s and they sound excellent. The packing is out of this world. I live in Hawaii where everything rust. Sealed in plastic until you're ready to use them is a great idea. I have sets that are over a year old and still pristine.
rightly priced

 
5.0

so far so good

By Richfab4

from Tampa Bay

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about D'Addario EXL130+ Nickel XL Electric Guitar Strings:

    i put these string on my Tele Custom '72....great guitar, but with a 7.25 " neck circumference, it's great for rhythm guitar but only good for lead guitar...Fender ships and recommends 9's on a Tele, but i wanted something a little lighter for lead work....i was hesitant to put on 8's, so this set seems to be a good compromise....the strings have a good feel, sound nice and punchy and are holding tune well...we play 99% of our tunes in standard tuning, but one a few we switch to Eb....haven't tried that yer, but i think it will be fine, since i've already put the bottom E string down to D.

     
    5.0

    Great Strings

    By PJ

    from Thibodaux, LA

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    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life

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        Comments about D'Addario EXL130+ Nickel XL Electric Guitar Strings:

        Switched from EB 9s to these and haven't looked back. Sound great, easy on the fingers, and long lasting. Using them on an SVK Les Paul standard and a G&L Legacy. Been using them for months fairly regularly and have had only one break. I don't play live but I have no doubt that these would be fine.

         
        5.0

        Smarter not harder

        By Squaig Diamond

        from Arvada (Rocky Mountain Way), CO

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

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          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about D'Addario EXL130+ Nickel XL Electric Guitar Strings:

          After using 10 gauge sets for 40 plus years on the "casters"
          the need for a lighter gauge for the "seasoned" (O K _ older) performer to maintain consistency of playing proficiency was becoming apparent. As BB King told Billy Gibbons years ago "you're working too hard with those heavy strings son".
          Billy uses 8 gauge sets which I find too light for "casters" but appropriate for Shorter scale length.
          The 8.5 is a good choice for me and the Brand has always served me good for what I require out of the "casters"
          i do have a favorite brand for the Gibsons and Rickt's--sorry XL camp. You're still getting my $$$ as I have more "casters" than Gibson's

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