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10-46

Regular Light Coated Electric Guitar Strings XSE1046

XS Nickel coated electric guitar strings provide the longest life of any D’Addario electric guitar string. Coated with our groundbreaking XS coating, these premium electric strings attain maximum life and a smooth, fast feel without dampening their outstanding tone. Constructed with a NY Steel core, reformulated nickel-plated steel wrap wire, and Fusion Twist technology, XS Nickel strings boast superior strength and tuning stability, plus richer harmonics, greater clarity, and remarkable definition with every sweep, slide, and bend. This 10-46 Regular Light gauge set is our most popular gauge, providing a nice balance of tone and playability.
 
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10-46

XS Nickel coated electric guitar strings provide the longest life of any D’Addario electric guitar string. Coated with our groundbreaking XS coating, these premium electric strings attain maximum life and a smooth, fast feel without dampening their outstanding tone. Constructed with a NY Steel core, reformulated nickel-plated steel wrap wire, and Fusion Twist technology, XS Nickel strings boast superior strength and tuning stability, plus richer harmonics, greater clarity, and remarkable definition with every sweep, slide, and bend. This 10-46 Regular Light gauge set is our most popular gauge, providing a nice balance of tone and playability.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
XTPL010 E 0.010 in 16.22 lbs
XTPL013 B 0.013 15.39
XTPL017 G 0.017 16.58
- D 0.026 18.31
- A 0.036 18.95
- E 0.046 16.83

Product Features

  • Gauge : Regular Light
  • Coating: XS
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Reformulated Nickel-Plated Steel

  • XS Nickel strings have the longest life of any D’Addario electric string, plus a smooth, fast feel, thanks to the ultra-thin XS film coating.
  • Premium nickel-plated steel wrap wire provides a bright tone with increased output, bite, and sustain.
  • With a NY Steel core and Fusion Twist technology, XS Nickel offers greater break strength and unmatched tuning stability—staying in tune 131% better than standard electric strings.
  • XS Nickel sets have a code on the recyclable, resealable VCI bag, which you can register to earn Players Circle points.
  • XS Nickel coated electric strings are made in the USA—drawn to our exacting specifications at our New York production facility.

How do I restring my guitar?

Click here to learn how to restring an electric guitar. 

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Curious 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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