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Single Plain Steel 016 PL016

EXP23 is a heavy gauge Phosphor Bronze set that that utilizes EXP coating for extended lifespan. 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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PL016
Single Plain Steel 016
$1.10
PL022
Single Plain Steel 022
$1.15
EXPPB029
Single EXP Coated Phosphor Bronze Wound 029
$5.20
PL016
Single Plain Steel 016
$1.10
PL022
Single Plain Steel 022
$1.15
EXPPB029
Single EXP Coated Phosphor Bronze Wound 029
$5.20
PL016
Single Plain Steel 016
$1.10
PL022
Single Plain Steel 022
$1.15
EXPPB029
Single EXP Coated Phosphor Bronze Wound 029
$5.20
$1.10 Or 1,000 PTS
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16-70

EXP23 is a heavy gauge Phosphor Bronze set that that utilizes EXP coating for extended lifespan. 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
PL016 B 0.0160 in 31.730 lbs
PL022 F# 0.0220 33.660
EXPPB029 D 0.0290 32.330
EXPPB048 A 0.0480 49.170
EXPPB060 E 0.0600 42.840
EXPPB070 B 0.0700 31.590

Product Features

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

  • Optimally designed for today's modern, shorter scale electric baritone guitars
  • 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 .016, .022, Phosphor Bronze Wound .029, .048, .060, .070

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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