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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:
$4.41

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By Stan
July 11, 2011
D' Addario 80/20's
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
May 22, 2010
D'addario
Very good strings at very low price!
By Paul
April 9, 2010
Great Strings
These are the perfect strings for a rosewood body guitar.
By Woody
March 18, 2010
Strings
Great Strings
By paul a knight
March 10, 2010
D' Addario Acoustic 80/20 Lites
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 Greene
February 24, 2010
D'Addario EL's
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 Kilburn
February 15, 2010
80/20 Lights
I like the crisp clean sound.
By J Johnson
October 30, 2009
Product review
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 Gallant
October 27, 2009
80/20
Wonderful strings at a good price.
By Ben Gibeau
October 18, 2009
D'Addario guitar strings-lite
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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