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12-52

Balanced Tension Light Set NB1252BT

NB1252BT is a light balanced tension Nickel Bronze set optimized for even tension and playability across all strings. Producing a distinctly clear and focused tone, Nickel Bronze strings bring out the unique character of your acoustic instrument, allowing its natural voice to be heard.
 
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NB1252BT is a light balanced tension Nickel Bronze set optimized for even tension and playability across all strings. Producing a distinctly clear and focused tone, Nickel Bronze strings bring out the unique character of your acoustic instrument, allowing its natural voice to be heard.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
NYS012 E 0.0120 in 23.360 lbs
NYS016 B 0.0180 23.310
NB022 G 0.0220 25.260
NB030 D 0.0300 26.590
NB039 A 0.0390 24.540
NB052 E 0.0520 24.100

Product Features

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

  • Nickel plated phosphor bronze wrap wire provides a uniquely balanced tone with enhanced mid-range frequencies, bringing out the true sound of your guitar.
  • Nickel plating increases natural corrosion resistance for a longer lasting uncoated string.
  • Features D'Addario's exclusive high-carbon NY steel for unprecedented strength and tuning stability.
  • Environmentally-friendly, corrosion-resistant packaging keeps strings fresh
  • All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered, and manufactured in the USA

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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