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D'Addario Electric Guitar Drop-Tune, .011 - .052, EXL116

D'Addario Electric Guitar Drop-Tune, .011 - .052, EXL116
Manufacturer:
D'Addario
Manufacturer Part #:
EXL116
SKU:
DAD_EXL116
Price:
$4.80

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17% Recommend this product (1 of 6 responses)
By Justin C.
Texas, USA
Perfect tension and intonation for fingerstyle acoustic/electric hybrids
December 30, 2018
Started using these a while back and really, really like the tension across the fingerboard. I like action that uses a somewhat stiff string with very low action. This set is perfect since I play bare handed and can really thump the bass with my thumb without getting over the top buzz, just right. My performance guitar is an Ovation Dave Amato Signature with a short scale around 640mm I believe. I tune to A440 and have even tuned to A442 and they still feel great. It really makes the body resonate anywhere on the neck you're playing. For this price, they're a steal...
ProsNot just for drop tuning players. If you're getting into more chordal things and/or playing fingerstyle, the combination of playability and legendary D'Addario intonation may be just what you're looking for.
ConsNone that I can think of.
By Cal
Best Yet
December 14, 2012
Love these compared to the Ernie Ball Beefy Slinky. Much more life, tone and playability. Have 'em on my Les Paul Custom tuned a whole step down.
By Dennis L.
My set
June 13, 2012
Can't believe they finally created a set that I've been using for ten years.
I'd like to see a .054 on top, but this is fine. Thanks, Guys. Denny
By Jeff
EXL116
September 8, 2011
Nice balance. The tension is a lot more even than an 11-49 set. Much more solid for standard tuning.
By John A.
Drop A Step
August 30, 2010
Feels very lively, not too slack, not too tight, Of course that's at a Strat's scale length. I'm not sure I'd do this on a Les Paul.
By Rev E.
The best strings you can buy.
August 29, 2010
I use these strings on all my guitars that are tuned down a whole step or are in drop-C. They are perfect.

 

NOTE

DESCRIPTION

DIAMETER INCHES

TENSION LBS

1st E

Plain Steel Locked Twist Ball End

.011

 

2nd B

Plain Steel Locked Twist Ball End

.014

 

3rd G

Plain Steel Locked Twist Ball End

.018

 

4th D

Nickel Round Wound

.030

 

5th A

Nickel Round Wound

.042

 

6th E

Nickel Round Wound

.052

 
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