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Light Set XTAPB1253

XT Acoustic Phosphor Bronze strings combine our most popular acoustic alloy with an extended lifespan treatment on every string in the set, preserving the natural tone and feel of uncoated strings. Available for 6 and 12-string acoustic guitar ranging from extra-light to medium gauges to suit a variety of playing styles and preferences.
 
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12-53

XT Acoustic Phosphor Bronze strings combine our most popular acoustic alloy with an extended lifespan treatment on every string in the set, preserving the natural tone and feel of uncoated strings. Available for 6 and 12-string acoustic guitar ranging from extra-light to medium gauges to suit a variety of playing styles and preferences.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
- E 0.0120 in 23.360 lbs
- B 0.0160 23.310
- G 0.0240 30.030
- D 0.0320 29.930
- A 0.0420 28.930
- E 0.0530 24.950

Product Features

  • Coating: Coated
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Phosphor Bronze

  • XT strings feature an extended lifespan treatment on every string in the set, preserving the natural tone and feel of uncoated strings.
  • High carbon steel wire and Fusion Twist technologies deliver unrivaled tuning stability and break resistance. Strings stay in tune 131% better than traditional strings!
  • Strings last at least 4 times longer than traditional uncoated strings.
  • The inner packaging features a re-sealable zip closure, for ease of opening as well as storage of unused strings.
  • Every set includes a Players Circle code for product identification, registration, and authentication. Players can collect points to get rewarded with D’Addario products and merchandise

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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