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D'Addario Electric Guitar Half Round Stainless X Super Lite, .008 - .039, EHR330

D'Addario Electric Guitar Half Round Stainless X Super Lite, .008 - .039, EHR330
Manufacturer:
D'Addario
Manufacturer Part #:
EHR330
SKU:
DAD_EHR330
Price:
$6.71

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Product Reviews for D'Addario Electric Guitar Half Round Stainless X Super Lite, .008 - .039, EHR330

 

NOTE

DESCRIPTION

DIAMETER INCHES

TENSION LBS

1st E

Plain Steel Locked Twist Ball End

.008

10.4

2nd B

Plain Steel Locked Twist Ball End

.010

9.1

3rd G

Plain Steel Locked Twist Ball End

.015

12.9

4th D

Stainless Steel Half Round Wound

.022

16.3

5th A

Stainless Steel Half Round Wound

.030

15.5

6th E

Stainless Steel Half Round Wound

.039

13.6



 

"Always in search of better string-making materials, D'Addario turned to 400-series magnetic stainless steel in the mid 1970's. Stainless steel wound strings offer even more brilliance than their nickel-plated counterparts, and the alloy is well suited for Half Roundâ and flat wound string constructions.

The round wound XLS line mirrors the sets in the XL nickel-plated series, combining the popularity of XL round wound strings with the unique qualities of steel. D'Addario Chromes are made with precision flat (ribbon) outer windings and polished to a fine high-luster. Each Chromes string is wound and polished on the same machine, with the string tension remaining constant between processes. Long the choice of jazz and fusion players, Chromes are available in three popular gauges.

In 1976, D'Addario developed the Half Roundâ grinding process, which made available "the third kind of string". Each Half Roundâ string starts as an oversized precision round wound string and is centerless-ground to a smooth, precise final diameter. With a tone in between their round wound and flat wound peers, D'Addario Half Roundsâ offer the advantages of a smooth exterior string (reducing finger noise and fret wear) while maintaining some of the brightness of a round wound string."

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