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Super Light Top/Regular Bottom Electric Guitar Strings 3-Pack EXL125-3D

XL Nickel Wound electric guitar strings are the standard against which all other strings are measured. Our best-belling electric set, XL Nickel has been revered by players everywhere since 1974. Made with a high carbon steel core and nickel-plated steel wrap wire, XL Nickel strings have a bright, versatile tone, ideal for a wide variety of musical styles. 09-46 Super Light Top/Regular Bottom gauge sets have more low-end tone, while staying flexible for bends.
 
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09-46

XL Nickel Wound electric guitar strings are the standard against which all other strings are measured. Our best-belling electric set, XL Nickel has been revered by players everywhere since 1974. Made with a high carbon steel core and nickel-plated steel wrap wire, XL Nickel strings have a bright, versatile tone, ideal for a wide variety of musical styles. 09-46 Super Light Top/Regular Bottom gauge sets have more low-end tone, while staying flexible for bends.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
PL009 E 0.009 in 13.14 lbs
PL011 B 0.011 11.02
PL016 G 0.016 14.68
NW026 D 0.026 18.38
NW036 A 0.036 19.04
NW046 E 0.046 16.91

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets, Multipacks
  • Wrap Material: Nickel-Plated Steel

  • D’Addario’s best-selling electric guitar string, revered by players since 1974.
  • Nickel-plated steel wrap wire provides a bright, versatile electric guitar tone, great for a variety of musical genres.
  • Like all D’Addario electric guitar strings, XL Nickel are made with our proprietary Hex-Core, ensuring perfect intonation, consistent feel, and reliable durability.
  • XL Nickel sets have a code on the recyclable VCI bag, which you can register to earn Players Circle points.
  • XL Nickel electric guitar strings are made in the USA—drawn to our exacting specifications at our New York production facility.

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Curious about what strings are best for you? Find your perfect set with String Finder

 

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 X-Series strings! Our two X Series options each use a distinct method to extend lifespan, while preserving the tone and feel of uncoated strings.

3. Try these maintenance and care products to prolong string life and performance. 

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