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10-46

Regular Light Coated Electric Guitar Strings XTE1046

XT Nickel electric guitar strings offer enhanced break resistance, better pitch stability, and longer-lasting performance than standard electric strings. The XT coating, applied to each string in the set, delivers advanced corrosion resistance, while still retaining the bright tone and natural feel of the uncoated string. Beneath the coating, XT Nickel are made with a NY Steel core, nickel-plated steel wrap wire, and Fusion Twist technology, resulting in added resilience and tonal versatility, excellent for a wide range of musical styles. This 10-46 Regular Light set is our most popular XT gauge, providing a nice balance of tone and playability.
 
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10-46

XT Nickel electric guitar strings offer enhanced break resistance, better pitch stability, and longer-lasting performance than standard electric strings. The XT coating, applied to each string in the set, delivers advanced corrosion resistance, while still retaining the bright tone and natural feel of the uncoated string. Beneath the coating, XT Nickel are made with a NY Steel core, nickel-plated steel wrap wire, and Fusion Twist technology, resulting in added resilience and tonal versatility, excellent for a wide range of musical styles. This 10-46 Regular Light set is our most popular XT 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
XTNW026 D 0.026 18.38
XTNW036 A 0.036 19.04
XTNW046 E 0.046 16.91

Product Features

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

  • XT Nickel electric strings feature an advanced corrosion resistance coating, extending string life, while preserving the natural tone and feel of uncoated strings.
  • Nickel-plated steel wrap wire provides a bright, versatile electric guitar tone, great for a variety of musical genres.
  • Fusion Twist technology assures XT Nickel strings stay in tune better, while the NY Steel core wire offers greater break strength—bent two whole steps higher, XT strings are still at less than 75% of their breaking point.
  • XT Nickel sets have a code on the recyclable, resealable VCI bag, which you can register to earn Players Circle points.
  • XT electric guitar strings are made in the USA—drawn to our exacting specifications at our New York production facility.


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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.

XT combines high carbon steel cores with an advanced corrosion resistance treatment added over the string to enhance string longevity. XS makes use of a special film and innovative application process, allowing the string to last longer than any string we've produced before.

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

 

How do I restring my guitar?

Check out these resources to learn the restringing process for your guitar.

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