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D'Addario Half Round Electric Guitar Strings

D’Addario’s Half Round strings will give you the sound and tension of regular round wound strings but with the feel of semi-flat strings.

Roundwound, stainless strings are precision ground with D’Addario’s exclusive, centerless grinding system for a string that gives you the bright, clear sound of round wounds and the ease of playing and diminished finger noise of flat wound strings. Customers have called these specialized strings the “secret of the pros” for their combination of roundwound and flatwound qualities. Their smoother surface is fantastic for a slide guitar as well.

You can find Half Rounds in gauges from super extra light (.008 - .039) to jazz lite (.012 - .052). If you are looking for heavier gauges, try D’Addario's EJ22 XL Nickel Wound or ECG26 Chromes Flat Wound.
NICKEL-FREE XL HALF ROUNDS XL Half Rounds electric strings are similar to round wound strings while providing you with a smoother feel.

XL Half Round electric guitar strings combine the playability of a round wound set with the smooth feel and reduced finger noise of a half-round string construction. D’Addario uses a centerless grinding process to finish XL Half Round strings. Half Rounds deliver a smooth feel, reduced finger noise, and a tone comparable to round wound strings.

D'Addario XL Half Round Electric Guitar Strings are perfect for: • The Recording Studio • All Music Genres • Electric Guitar OR Acoustic/Electric Guitar

HALF ROUND FOR SMOOTHNESS D'Addario Half Rounds are wound with round Stainless Steel wire, then precision ground, leaving the outer surface smooth and semi-flat. The result is a string with the flexibility and tension characteristics of round wound strings but smooth, with a semi-bright tone, similar to flat wound strings.

HALD ROUND STRINGS - GROUND FOR A SMOOTHER SOUND Half rounds feature a smooth feel and less finger noise, with flexibility and tension like a round wound string.

STRING WINDING TECHNOLOGY D’Addario’s engineering team designs and builds string winding equipment to guarantee a production range of 500,000 to 700,000 strings per day. Digitally-controlled string winding machines ensure productivity, accuracy, and consistency.

HEX CORE CONSTRUCTION D’Addario pioneered precision-drawn hexagonal core wire for musical instrument strings. This innovation allows the wrap wire to grip the core for superior dimensional stability, enhanced durability, and precise intonation.

“D’Addario has the best strings for every instrument I play.” BEN HARPER
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