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Regular Light 12-String Set EXP36

EXP36 is a light gauge 80/20 Bronze set designed for 12-string acoustic guitar 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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EXP36 is a light gauge 80/20 Bronze set designed for 12-string acoustic guitar 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
PL010 E 0.0100 in 16.220 lbs
PL010 E 0.0100 16.220
PL014 B 0.0140 17.850
PL014 B 0.0140 17.850
EXPBW023 G 0.0230 25.680
PL008 G 0.0080 14.680
EXPBW030 D 0.0300 24.830
PL012 D 0.0120 18.540
EXPBW039 A 0.0390 23.070
PL018 A 0.0180 23.410
EXPBW047 E 0.0470 18.690
EXPBW027 E 0.0270 24.920

Product Features

  • Coating: Coated
  • Tuning: Standard
  • Number Of Strings: 12
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Core Material: Steel Core
  • Wrap Material: 80/20 Bronze

  • Optimized 12-string gauges for tone and comfortable playability
  • 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 .010/.10, .014/.014, Bronze Wound .023/.008(p), .030/.012(p), .039/.018(p), .047/.027(w)

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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