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Light Coated Acoustic Guitar Strings 25-Set Bulk Box XTAPB1253-B25

Since D'Addario introduced Phosphor Bronze acoustic guitar strings in 1974, they've been synonymous with warm, well-balanced tone. XT Phosphor Bronze offers that and more, boasting enhanced break resistance, better pitch stability, and longer life than our standard phosphor bronze strings. The XT coating delivers advanced corrosion resistance, while still retaining the warm tone and natural feel of the uncoated string. Beneath the coating, these XT acoustic strings are constructed with a NY Steel core, phosphor bronze wrap wire, and Fusion Twist technology, affording tonal versatility with added resilience, excellent for a wide range of acoustic styles. This 12-53 Light gauge set is our most popular acoustic gauge, providing a nice balance of playability and tone.
 
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Players Circle Code Value: 250 Points
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Since D'Addario introduced Phosphor Bronze acoustic guitar strings in 1974, they've been synonymous with warm, well-balanced tone. XT Phosphor Bronze offers that and more, boasting enhanced break resistance, better pitch stability, and longer life than our standard phosphor bronze strings. The XT coating delivers advanced corrosion resistance, while still retaining the warm tone and natural feel of the uncoated string. Beneath the coating, these XT acoustic strings are constructed with a NY Steel core, phosphor bronze wrap wire, and Fusion Twist technology, affording tonal versatility with added resilience, excellent for a wide range of acoustic styles. This 12-53 Light gauge set is our most popular acoustic gauge, providing a nice balance of playability and tone.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
XTPL012 E 0.012 in 23.36 lbs
XTPL016 B 0.016 23.31
XTPB024 G 0.024 30.03
XTPB032 D 0.032 29.93
XTPB042 A 0.042 28.93
XTPB053 E 0.053 24.95

Product Features

  • Coating: XT
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets, Multipacks
  • Wrap Material: Phosphor Bronze

  • XT Phosphor Bronze acoustic guitar strings feature an advanced corrosion resistance coating, extending string life, while preserving the natural tone and feel of uncoated strings.
  • Phosphor Bronze wrap wire provides tried-and-true D’Addario acoustic tone, with beautiful balance and warmth suitable for all musical genres.
  • With a NY Steel core and Fusion Twist technology, XT Phosphor Bronze offers greater break strength and unmatched tuning stability—staying in tune 131% better than other acoustic strings.
  • XT acoustic guitar strings come with a code, which you can register to earn Players Circle points.
  • These strings are made in the USA—drawn to our exacting specifications at our New York production facility.


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How can I extend the life of my strings?

There are many factors that can affect the lifespan of your strings. Here are some tips to help extend the life of your strings:

1. Wipe down your strings after each use.

2. Try D'Addario X-Series strings! Our two X Series options each use a distinct method to extend lifespan, while preserving the tone and feel of uncoated strings.

3. Try these maintenance and care products to prolong string life and performance. 

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