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Medium Set EXP17

EXP17 is a medium Phosphor Bronze set that that utilizes EXP coating for extended lifespan. The increased tension makes them ideal for drop or altered tunings as well. Since D'Addario introduced Phosphor Bronze guitar strings in 1974, they have been synonymous with warm and well-balanced acoustic tone.
 
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EXP17 is a medium Phosphor Bronze set that that utilizes EXP coating for extended lifespan. The increased tension makes them ideal for drop or altered tunings as well. Since D'Addario introduced Phosphor Bronze guitar strings in 1974, they have been synonymous with warm and well-balanced acoustic tone.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
PL013 E 0.0130 in 27.420 lbs
PL017 B 0.0170 26.310
- G 0.0260 33.390
- D 0.0350 34.570
- A 0.0450 31.870
- E 0.0560 27.140

Product Features

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

  • D'Addario's most popular gauge for heavy strumming, flat-picking and resonant, projecting tone
  • EXP Coated phosphor bronze for warm, bright, well balanced acoustic tone and 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 .013, .017, Phosphor Bronze Wound .026, .035, .045, .056

 

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.

  

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