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Heavy Set EJ18

EJ18 is a heavy Phosphor Bronze set that offers a significantly heavier gauged set ideal for maximum projection, tension, or playing in drop or altered tunings. 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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EJ18 is a heavy Phosphor Bronze set that offers a significantly heavier gauged set ideal for maximum projection, tension, or playing in drop or altered tunings. 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
PL014 E 0.0140 in 31.800 lbs
PL018 B 0.0180 29.500
PB027 G 0.0270 38.060
PB039 D 0.0390 43.940
PB049 A 0.0490 38.500
PB059 E 0.0590 31.020

Product Features

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

  • D'Addario's heaviest gauge acoustic guitar strings, great for flat-picking and resonant, projecting tone
  • 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 .014, .018, Phosphor Bronze Wound .027, .039, .049, .059

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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