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Custom Light Set EXP13

EXP13 is a custom light gauge 80/20 Bronze set that that utilizes EXP coating for extended lifespan. 80/20 Bronze, the original acoustic alloy introduced to by John D'Addario Sr. and John D'Angelico in the 1930s is a popular alloy for recording due to their crisp, deep and projecting tone and appeal to many traditionalists and vintage enthusiasts for their historical significance.
 
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EXP13 is a custom light gauge 80/20 Bronze set that that utilizes EXP coating for extended lifespan. 80/20 Bronze, the original acoustic alloy introduced to by John D'Addario Sr. and John D'Angelico in the 1930s is a popular alloy for recording due to their crisp, deep and projecting tone and appeal to many traditionalists and vintage enthusiasts for their historical significance.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
PL011 E 0.0110 in 19.630 lbs
PL015 B 0.0150 20.490
EXPBW022 G 0.0220 23.260
EXPBW032 D 0.0320 27.860
EXPBW042 A 0.0420 26.650
EXPBW052 E 0.0520 22.810

Product Features

  • Coating: Coated
  • Tuning: Standard
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: 80/20 Bronze

  • Custom gauging for balance of projecting tone and lighter plain strings for comfortable bending
  • Extra-bright tone mixed with deep and projecting bottom end, EXP Coated for 4 times more life
  • Feature D'Addario's exclusive New York manufactured, high carbon steel for unprecedented strength and pitch stability
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
  • String Gauges: Plain Steel .011, .015, Bronze Wound .022, .032, .042, .052

Does D’Addario have an online string tension guide?

Yes. We offer String Tension Pro - a free, easy-to-use website that allows you to create customized string sets, compare string sets, and determine the optimum gauges for your instrument and tuning. To learn more, click here.

 

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 XT strings, which utilize a proprietary treatment to extend lifespan, while preserving the tone and feel of your favorite uncoated strings. 

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

 

How do I restring my guitar?

Check out the videos to learn the restringing process for electric, acoustic, classical, bass, and other instruments. You will also find videos on restringing, tuning, humidification, and general maintenance.

  

RESOURCES

The science behind balanced tension

Guide to C-A-G-E-D

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