D'Addario EXL148 Nickel Wound Extra Heavy Electric Strings

.012-.060 Extra Heavy Gauge Electric Guitar Strings, Nickel Wound, For Drop C Tuning
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D'Addario EXL148 Nickel Wound 6-String Electric Guitar Strings Features:
  • Extra Heavy
  • .012, .016, .020, .034, .046, .060
  • Bright tone
  • Round wound D'Addario's XL Nickel Wound electric guitar strings give your guitar a beautiful, bright tone!
  • Tech Specs

    Guitar Type Electric
    Number of Sets 1
    Coated No
    Gauges .012, .016, .020, .034, .046, .060
    Core Material Steel
    Winding Material Nickel-plated Steel
    Winding Type Round Wound
    Manufacturer Part Number EXL148

    Customer Reviews

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    Great Strings for low tuning

    i tune to drop C (CGCFAD) and i have always had an issue between finding the right tension for having the string ring and also still tight enough to return to the note. this is the perfect balance for me. just heavy enough so that when i dig in im not afraid to since im heavy handed. these last a good amount of time as well and the price is perfect for being able to pick up a dozen without emptying out your bank.
    Music background: 10+ years playing

    Great For Down Tuning

    I use these for B tuning on a Dean VX for a light feel and they work nicely. With a even distribution of tension as well. Heavier on the bottom and lighter on top. They stay in tune decently, and I've even done some Drop A on this set too. Overall bright and durable for a long time. The only thing I could say I didn't like was the Plain G or on this specific set a Plain D#. I would prefer a wound G when tuning down a 4th but its really more preference. It isn't bad ,it has a matching tone with the other strings but it tends to go out of tune first. Otherwise, everything intonates fine and plays awesomely from A to C tuning range when down tuning.Great D'addario quality, and very comfortable to play.
    Music background: Semi Experienced Musician
    See also: Electric Strings, D'Addario, D'Addario Electric Guitar Strings