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D'Addario Electric Guitar Environmental XL Super Lite, .009 - .042, EXL120

D'Addario Electric Guitar Environmental XL Super Lite, .009 - .042, EXL120
Manufacturer:
D'Addario
Manufacturer Part #:
EXL120
SKU:
DAD_EXL120
Price:
$5.49

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By Dave B
January 17, 2012
For me, very good, but not the best
I just finished an in home shoot out. Contenders were these - Elixir and Fender 3150L (pure nickel). I was going for gauge, and D'Addario doesn't have pure nickel in this gauge. They have slightly smaller bass strings. I changed strings after a few days so they still all sounded very good.
These were second place to the Fender. The Fender were clearer above the 12th fret and I am guessing because of the bullet end (am using a Strat), had more sustain. The Elixir were not as defined as either these or the Fender for chording.
Again, this is a very good string. I choose the Fender because of perceived clarity above the 12th and overall sustain.
By Gray
July 20, 2011
d'addario
I have been using these for years, and I mean that literally, I cant remember the last time I changed them on my old Silvertone. Still sounds great at least 3 years on. Bang for buck... you cannot beat these things.
By Trigger Bardroff
April 6, 2011
Very happy
I have used D'addario for about 10 years. Before I used Dean Markley and Ernie ball. The problem with those is the tone is terrible and no durability. recently I tried elixir and they are the same way. The tone was great at first the after about 2 hours of playtime they died. D'addario holds tone and last longer. The tension is great. Plus I buy through just strings and get the best price and service.
By Lou DiNafo
July 22, 2010
Strings
I have been using D'Addario strings for many years and they have been very relaible.

 

NOTE

DESCRIPTION

DIAMETER INCHES

TENSION LBS

1st E

Plain Steel Locked Twist Ball End

.009

13.0

2nd B

Plain Steel Locked Twist Ball End

.011

11.0

3rd G

Plain Steel Locked Twist Ball End

.016

14.7

4th D

Nickel Round Wound

.024

15.8

5th A

Nickel Round Wound

.032

15.8

6th E

Nickel Round Wound

.042

14.8





Joe Satriani and Howie Simon use EXL120.

 

XL Nickel Round Wound

"The string of choice for rock musicians worldwide, known for its distinctive bright sound and excellent intonation."

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