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Medium Set EXP74CM

EXP74CM is a custom medium Phosphor Bronze string set for mandolin that utilizes EXP coating for extended lifespan. 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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11.5-40

EXP74CM is a custom medium Phosphor Bronze string set for mandolin that utilizes EXP coating for extended lifespan. 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
- E 0.0115 in 25.410 lbs
- E 0.0115 25.410
- A 0.0160 21.910
- A 0.0160 21.910
- D 0.0260 22.190
- D 0.0260 22.190
- G 0.0400 23.710
- G 0.0400 23.710

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Tuning: Standard
  • Number Of Strings: 8
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Phosphor Bronze

  • Custom gauged for balance and consistency across strings
  • Loop end construction for universal fit
  • Phosphor Bronze for long lasting, warm and bright tone
  • String Gauges: Plain Steel .0115/.0115, 016/.016, Phosphor Bronze Wound .026/.026, .040/.040
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh

 

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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