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D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound

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Gauges 11-15-22-30-40-50.3 polishing steps produce an incredibly smooth finish on D'Addario Chromes ECG24 Electric Guitar Strings. Nickel-plated steel under winding on hex cores with chrome ribbon win... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

Gauges 11-15-22-30-40-50.

3 polishing steps produce an incredibly smooth finish on D'Addario Chromes ECG24 Electric Guitar Strings. Nickel-plated steel under winding on hex cores with chrome ribbon winding. G string is wound.

D'Addario is the world's largest manufacturer of strings for musical instruments. Many top guitarists won't play any other brand. Regardless of your playing style, D'Addario has a set of strings that's right for your electric guitar.

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    D'AddarioXL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound
     
    4.3

    (based on 11 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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      (2)

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      (3)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good tone (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    No Best Uses

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    D'Addario ECG24 Jazz/Light \\ Electric Strings

    These are some smooth-playing strings! These strings are excellent for jazz as well as any flowing lead that does not include heavy bending. There is no comparison as to the reduction of friction when...Read complete review

    These are some smooth-playing strings! These strings are excellent for jazz as well as any flowing lead that does not include heavy bending. There is no comparison as to the reduction of friction when playing with these strings as compared to playing with regular wound strings. If you get annoyed by the squeeking or slipping sounds with other strings then these are the strings for you! They play smoothly and without any residual sound from your fingers sliding across the strings while playing great lead lines. I would not use these strings if I were playing lead with a lot of heavy bending as they are a little stiff. If you haven't tried these strings at least once I would most definitely recommend them!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not the best for Jazz/Blues

    First off, these strings feel incredible. You can play them for hours on end and you fingers will never get sore. If you are looking for a great rhythm guitar crunchy distortion kind...Read complete review

    First off, these strings feel incredible. You can play them for hours on end and you fingers will never get sore. If you are looking for a great rhythm guitar crunchy distortion kind of sound, then these are the strings for you. They also stay in tune for a really long time, and, in my experience, didn't have to be stretched as much when I first put them on. The problem I had with them is that if you play an electric guitar with double coil, they have too much harsh sounding midrange for jazz and blues. If you have a single coil, I would assume they would sound pretty good. These strings are very very dark, but to each his own I say try them out there worth a shot but be warned they are not very versatile.

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    (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    D'Addario ECG24 Jazz/Light \\ Electric Strings

    By JimPinckney

    from Charleston, SC

    Comments about D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound:

    These are some smooth-playing strings! These strings are excellent for jazz as well as any flowing lead that does not include heavy bending. There is no comparison as to the reduction of friction when playing with these strings as compared to playing with regular wound strings. If you get annoyed by the squeeking or slipping sounds with other strings then these are the strings for you! They play smoothly and without any residual sound from your fingers sliding across the strings while playing great lead lines. I would not use these strings if I were playing lead with a lot of heavy bending as they are a little stiff. If you haven't tried these strings at least once I would most definitely recommend them!

    (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Strings for jazz / blues players.

    By John710

    from Los angeles, CA

    Comments about D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound:

    These are the best string's I've used to jazz playing, They have a big tone to them, And sound great in the amplifier and in recordings. I love these strings for all my electric guitars.

    (3 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Nice Sound but Terrible for Staying In Tune

    By mcpugsta

    from Austin, TX

    Comments about D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound:

    I bought these strings thinking they might stay in tune better and remove the annoying squeaking. It removed the squeaking but as far as staying in tune they are terrible. I put these on three weeks ago and they still go out of tune from minor bends. I'm personally going back to regular D'Addario's.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Not good strings---GREAT strings

    By Dan Dan

    from Des Moines

    About Me Experienced

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Hold Their Tuneing Well
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

      Comments about D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound:

      I've been playing guitar for many years, and have tried a wide variety of strings. Some of this and some of that. Whatever hit my fancy at the time. I recently put a set of the #11 Chromes on my Joe Pass Emperor and it was love at first sight. The feel is amazing and I have a clarity of tone that just never was there before. I move up and down the neck a lot in my playing and the flatwounds eliminate all the nasty noises that I used to get. I am primarily a jazz player and these strings are my go to set from here on out. Can't say enough nice stuff about these. Just wish I would've gone to 'em sooner. Oh well, better late than not at all!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Excellent performance

      By Jazz4sale

      from Houston, TX

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound:

        The value and the quality are unparalleled. The tone I get from these strings is amazing compared to others that cost four times more. It does what it says, the tone is warm and mellow.

        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Not the best for Jazz/Blues

        By Sienna Langstaff

        from Portland OR.

        Comments about D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound:

        First off, these strings feel incredible. You can play them for hours on end and you fingers will never get sore. If you are looking for a great rhythm guitar crunchy distortion kind of sound, then these are the strings for you. They also stay in tune for a really long time, and, in my experience, didn't have to be stretched as much when I first put them on. The problem I had with them is that if you play an electric guitar with double coil, they have too much harsh sounding midrange for jazz and blues. If you have a single coil, I would assume they would sound pretty good. These strings are very very dark, but to each his own I say try them out there worth a shot but be warned they are not very versatile.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Set of Strings if Tone is Your Goal

        By chris lucas

        from Chicago, IL

        Comments about D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound:

        I'm a music student and I've done just about everything to become a better player. As a result, I'm not afraid to try new products. So I decided switch out my D'addario Nickel 10s for these chromes and I'm in love with the results! I've constantly been searching for a mellow, jazz tone and I finally got it with these strings. An added bonus is the elimination of "string talk" due to the chrome material in the strings. Great, clean sound and extra sustain. What's not to love?! Well there's a drawback. I love the Mahavishnu Orchestra and Jeff Beck and they use string bends like no tomorrow. There's no bending to be found past the b-string with these strings. Since I'm learning jazz right now it's not an issue, but if you want this tone and bending then I would highly recommend the extra light Chrome 10s. Otherwise, these are a great set.

         
        5.0

        I would buy them again

        By Earl

        from undisclosed

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        Comments about D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound:

        Love these strings

         
        4.0

        Loved it, but....

        By Jose

        from Brownsville TX

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Good Tone
        • Long Life

        Cons

        • Breaks Easy

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound:

        So I loved the strings but while I was returning the G string to standard tuning the string broke on me, the other strings are amazingly strong, heck, I remember e gave me a cut. But I would love if they made G more high pitch and bendable, cause I can't bend it as Ernie Ball's strings

        (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        not worth the money

        By Blues Player

        from Connecticut

        Comments about D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound:

        They aren't the price for a few reasons but while the smoothness of the string is great the string have a very limited sound and if you're a blues player i'd suggest if your going to get these string that you put on a lower guage g and b string because it slows down your playing when bends are required. If your a metal player i suggest a differt XL set because they dont sound well with distortion.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        They say jazz, but i think they should say metal.

        By Graham Peeples

        from Greenville, SC

        Comments about D'Addario XL Chromes Jazz Light Electric Guitar Strings ECG24 Flatwound:

        I bought a couple packs of these one day just to try something different (I had actually gotten the 12-52s but they dont have those online.) . I used to be using DR strings, and a really heavy set of em at that. I think it was a 12-60, but after i slapped these on, I'm all D'addario for my electric now. These things give an amazing warm tone, they are pretty slick, and they last forever. I've had the same set on for about two months now I think, and they still sound just like new, compared to my DR's which would lose their tone and get all rusty after a month. The best thing about these strings though, is that for how light gauge they are, they drop tune like a boss. Keep in mind I'm using a 12 to 52 set, but the ones I have let me go into drop Bb with ease, and even drop A without worrying about my strings goin all spaggetti on me. These strings are light gauge, but they have some dang heavy cores that give them the warm tone that I love, as well as the ability to drop tune for the metal i play. Awesome strings. just buy em.

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