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D'Addario Acoustic Guitar 80/20 Environmental Lite, .012 - .053, EJ11

D'Addario Acoustic Guitar 80/20 Environmental Lite, .012 - .053, EJ11
Manufacturer:
D'Addario
Manufacturer Part #:
EJ11
SKU:
DAD_EJ11
Price:
$4.72

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By Stan
D' Addario 80/20's
July 11, 2011
One of favorite string sets. These are always a good go to string. I'm always trying others though, for I just cannot seem to find what I would call a perfect set. In the meantime, I'll probably always keep a set of these around.
By Plep
D'addario
May 22, 2010
Very good strings at very low price!
By Paul
Great Strings
April 9, 2010
These are the perfect strings for a rosewood body guitar.
By Woody
Strings
March 18, 2010
Great Strings
By paul k.
D' Addario Acoustic 80/20 Lites
March 10, 2010
These strings are an excellent choice for me. I put them on an ancient Harmony Sovereign to play Blues,country and Irish. It does all three. I am 65 years old and the comfort these strings afford is much appreciated. Five gold stars you bet.
By Bill G.
D'Addario EL's
February 24, 2010
Great strings, wonderful price, excellent service. I restrung my 0015S and HD-28 Martins right away. Very pleased with the results. Thanks, guys!
By Roger K.
80/20 Lights
February 15, 2010
I like the crisp clean sound.
By J J.
Product review
October 30, 2009
The price was the main reason for the purchase but I must say I enjoy the sound of the strings and plan to try different types of D'Addario. Thank You
By Greg G.
80/20
October 27, 2009
Wonderful strings at a good price.
By Ben G.
D'Addario guitar strings-lite
October 18, 2009
I usually buy strings to give to friends and family members who are into music. The ones I've given these strings to love it.

 

NOTE

DESCRIPTION

DIAMETER INCHES

TENSION LBS

1st E

Plain Steel Locked Twist Ball End

.012

23.3

2nd B

Plain Steel Locked Twist Ball End

.016

23.3

3rd G

80/20 Bronze Round Wound

.024

29.4

4th D

80/20 Bronze Round Wound

.032

29.5

5th A

80/20 Bronze Round Wound

.042

28.4

6th E

80/20 Bronze Round Wound

.053

25.1





 

"In the late 1930's, a young John D'Addario, Sr. met world famous luthier John D'Angelico (of course, at that time D'Angelico was not the household name amongst guitarists that it is today) and the two became close friends and business associates. These were the days before amplification, and D'Angelico, always looking for ways of getting more sound out of the guitar, encouraged D'Addario to experiment with new materials and methods. Together, they pioneered the basic set of acoustic guitar string core-to-wrap wire specifications that are now used the world over.

Their developments include the concept of using a smaller core-to-wrap wire ratio, the use of hexagon shaped core wires, the development of 80/20 bronze (technically known as brass), and the idea of giving guitarists the choice of light, medium, and heavy gauges. For decades D'Angelico and other leading luthiers purchased strings from the D'Addario family.

D'Addario's 80/20 bronze strings have the fullest fundamental low end and an extremely bright high end that tends to mellow more quickly than phosphor or 85-15 bronze alloys. 85-15 bronze alloys provide a more even tonal range." 

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