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D'Addario XL148 Nickel-Wound, Drop C Tuning Electric Guitar Strings
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      D'Addario XL148 Nickel-Wound, Drop C Tuning Electric Guitar Strings (106356876)
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Electric guitar strings ideal for players who drop tune down to C and want to retain a comfortable playing tension.

D'Addario XL Nickel-Wound electric guitar strings are world-renowned as "the player's choice" amongst players of all genres and styles. XLs are precision-wound with nickel-plated steel on a hex-shaped core, resulting in guitar strings with a distinctive, bright tone, and excellent intonation. This D'Addario electric guitar set is extra-heavy gauged and optimized for Drop C tuning.

Gauges: 12-16-20-34-46-60


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  • Great Strings for Drop Tunings

    As reviewed by Allen on 7/6/2011

    I bought these strings for Drop C tunings and below, and they are amazing. They have a lot of tension so when you drop the tunings down they don't get all loose and floppy like lighter gauge strings do. They stay bright and clear for a month, at least mine did after everyday of use. I wouldn't play anything above 1 step down because of how thick the strings are, but thats not what they're made so! I would recomend these strings for anyone looking for good strings for down tunings!h

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  • Pretty good

    As reviewed by Hector Cortez on 6/4/2010

    These string are indeed great for drop C. They have excellent tension on the low C string for tremolo picking and other forms of fast picking, it also makes pinch harmonics a lot easier to produce. I've even tuned down to drop B with these strings and it still sounded great except for the .020 gauge 4th string because its not thick enough. However it DOES say Drop C on the package and it sounds great if you tune to Drop C and if that's your tuning then I definitely recommend these.

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  • BEST EVER!

    As reviewed by David Freisinger on 10/10/2011

    i used to be a hardcore ernie ball fan. its all i would play actually, well anyways those strings were a waste of my time. they sounded really chunky and distorted which made my tone horrible. they would also snap within 2 to 3 weeks. then, i decided to try out d'addario and boy did i fall in love. these strings sound clear yet heavy because of their gauge. i play these in drop b because i dont like having a lot of tension in my strings. these strings usually break within 2 to 3 months for me which is just amazing. if you're a daily player like i am they will last about 2 to 3 months if u dont abuse them/take advantage, but if you play lightly two to three times a week they will last you a a lot longer. so my advice is, go buy these strings!

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