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Regular Light Set EJ16

EJ16 is D'Addario's most popular set of light gauge strings for acoustic guitar. 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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EJ16 is D'Addario's most popular set of light gauge strings for acoustic guitar. 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
PL012 E 0.012 in 23.36 lbs
PL016 B 0.016 23.31
PB024 G 0.024 30.06
PB032 D 0.032 29.93
PB042 A 0.042 28.93
PB053 E 0.053 24.95

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Quantity: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Phosphor Bronze

  • D'Addario's most popular acoustic guitar string set, known for its superb, long-lasting tone and comfortable playability
  • Preferred for its warm and well balanced acoustic tone
  • 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

 

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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