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Regular Light Set EFT16

EFT16 is a light gauge set of strings for acoustic guitar, ideal for reduction of unwanted finger noise or for slide playing. Flat Top strings are precision ground, producing a smooth, flattened playing surface, without sacrificing tone and sustain associated with round wound Phosphor Bronze strings.
 
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EFT16 is a light gauge set of strings for acoustic guitar, ideal for reduction of unwanted finger noise or for slide playing. Flat Top strings are precision ground, producing a smooth, flattened playing surface, without sacrificing tone and sustain associated with round wound Phosphor Bronze strings.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
PL012 E 0.0120 in 23.360 lbs
PL016 B 0.0160 23.310
FT024 G 0.0240 33.740
FT032 D 0.0320 35.250
FT042 A 0.0420 29.880
FT053 E 0.0530 26.510

Product Features

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

  • D'Addario's popular extra-light gauging with an exclusive precision polishing process for reduced finger noise
  • Smooth, flattened playing surface, superb tone and sustain associated with phosphor bronze strings
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
  • All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered, and manufactured in the USA
  • String Gauges: Plain Steel .012, .016, Phosphor Bronze Wound .024, .032, .042, .053

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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