D'addario sent me a set of Medium PB XT's (13-56) but I haven't tried them yet, mainly because I think I'm going to just use lights and bluegrass gauge from now on. Forum Classifieds Tab All other pages. I’ve got SC Mids on my J-15 now and it sounds great. Both 10-52. bill dedrick. Try D'Addario XTM1140 XT Phosphor Bronze Mandolin Strings. It stems from the different alloys used by the two companies. Forums > Music Discussion > Gear & Equipment > New D'addario XT strings Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment' started by AkiraSpectrum, Aug 19, 2019. View at Gear 4 Music. 701 80. Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc. Last week I installed a set of 11.5 to 40 XT's on my Gibson Master Model and my mandolin sounded terrible. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. These are strings made to stay, with uncompromising performance that never fades away. They sent me home from NAMM with 5 sets of the XT's and I loved them. Always with customised added value for musicians. 779 Banjo Lovers Online . bill dedrick. But I’ve got two sets of the new XTs sitting here and I’ve been itching to give them a try on one of my guitars. Way back when I signed on to be a Beta Tester for some new super duper string D'Addario was testing. Luckily, I had a new set of EXP74's and put them on after a one week XT test. Change Avatar. Quick Links. It’s great having the smooth warm nylon on E and B but a tighter sounding G. The carbon G really cleans up the balance and sound. Thanks for the review. I use Elixir not just because of necessity, but I like they way the sound. XT Daddario string review Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by RoCkstAr256, Dec 25, 2019. Thanks for the review! The feel is where I really appreciate D'Addario's work. Ordered a couple of sets of 12s for the Lowdens....fingers crossed. Lots of input on these string in other threads about them - search for them - overall input seems positive. I would say the sound is similar with the XT's being marginally brighter. So far the XT’s are REALLY thin and brittle. It's been a while but I do not remember feeling a tension difference from the Elixir PBs that I had/have been using. The Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum > Guitars > Technical Info > D Addario Uncoated vs EXP vs XT string tension question. Everything is now back to normal. Premier Sponsors. michael55tele. Recent Posts; More... Fender Stratocaster Guitar Forum. Why bother, when D’Addarios works, feel and sounds great. I went thru 4 packs of strings in as many weeks..Martins were on it when I got em..just a reg pack of martin then I went to Elixir pb nano surprisingly good...then Dadario. Hide these Google ads: join the Players Union! As with the Gibson, the Collings sounded and felt even better than ever with the fresh strings, which seemed to highlight the sonic attributes of its Adirondack spruce and mahogany body. Always … D'Addario XT strings combine high carbon steel cores with an advanced corrosion resistance treatment, giving you enhanced break resistance, pitch stability, and long-lasting performance––all while preserving the tone and feel of your favorite uncoated strings. Thanks, rokdog. Next set I buy will go on my Larrivee so I can do the other side of the string comparison I did the other day with the XT. I took them off and put something else on. I would say the sound is similar with the XT's being marginally brighter. I got one of those free sets of XTs a few weeks ago, but have really been busy and haven't had time to mess around with my guitars (other than playing lately). I noticed that these have recently been released and was wondering whether anyone has had a opportunity to evaluate them. Gonna have to wait to try them on my main guitar as I just restrung it so I think I'll start with the Yamaha LL-TA as I've read some people not liking them on that guitar. Notable Members ; Current Visitors; Recent Activity; New Profile Posts; www.prsguitars.com; Menu. I did notice that the EXPs felt more like uncoated strings and tended to squeak more than the Nanos. Considering that the EXPs and XTs last 3-4 times as long as the EJs, they are a good deal. The tuning stability is excellent. 584 Posts #9 • 4 mo ago. Coated strings mitigate the corrosion a little bit but we all know how they affect feel and tone. Share with: Link: Copy link. Will give em that. It all comes down to preference what one likes but to me they feel and sound like a midway point between the non-coated EJs and the elixir-esque EXP's. Better price point than the EXPs ($13 instead of $15), slightly softer, smoother feel IMO. Discuss … They look and feel almost identical to Martin Lifespan 2.0's to me. A couple of years ago I tried a set of D'Addario EXPs in Light guage on my 414ce. I've been using the EXP phosphor bronze strings for the last five years, they're everything they are supposed to be, bright, balanced and long lasting. Home Forums > Main Stratocaster Guitar Discussion Forum > Other Guitar Discussion > NSD - D'Addario XT 10-46 Discussion in 'Other Guitar Discussion' started by gjohnson441496, Oct 15, 2019. The EXPs and XTs are worth it. Threw on a set of XT strings on my Strat a few days ago to replace the good ole Ernie Balls. Maybe a great string for overwound pups. xt classical Featuring a combination of our premium, precisely intonating Pro-Arte trebles and our proprietary, corrosion resistant Composite basses, D'Addario XT Classical strings deliver dynamic response and enduring tone – every time. I like the feel of the EXPs but they can be really noisy depending on playing style, whether left-hand technique or right-hand finger picking. Forum. I bought a set of PB lights in the D'addario XT just to see how they measure up to the Martins (won't ship until tomorrow). Always … New Releases. Low Stock. XTs are $12.99. The new XTs are NYXL strings (carbon-steel hex cores) with the EXP anti-corrosion finish, they're awesome and well worth the money. After receiving them and having them on for a few days my reaction was kind of ...meh. At JustStrings, EJs sell for about $7.00. On the face of it, they would appear to offer a slightly cheaper alternative to Elixirs (at least here in the UK). D’Addario Half Set with Hybrid Carbon G Hard Tension – I use these for solo playing. £13. A big thumbs down for me on the XT's. How is the string squeak on these new D’Addario strings? Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Share. 701 80. Supremely effective coating. They have a few hours of play after a lot of initial stretching. They are my favorite string for my Eastman 00 12 fret. Log in; Register; SevenString.org. How is the string squeak on these new D’Addario strings? I did hear a bit of "zinginess" for a while though. They mellowed out (lost the crazy zing of new strings) quickly enough, but have settled in with the warmth I love of PB strings. If you continue, we will assume that you agree to our privacy policy which includes details of cookie usage. I honestly don't know why one should opt for boutique strings, because the thing is so simple, and yet — it exists. Forums. Show 30 post(s) from this thread on one page. So far, they sound and feel great. What are your experiences? Search this forum only. Main product features are: Their new XT line is the best strings I've ever used. $29.99. EXTENDED LIFE. 42 6. This is a friendly online community of Eastman Guitar players and owners; Registration is free - come and join the discussion! It suffered a complete loss of volume and the G-string was tubby. D'Addario EXP Coated XL Nickel Bass String Set Super Long Scale - 4-String 45-100 Light EXP170SL. Registered Member. Post Dec 08, 2019 #1 2019-12-08T03:37. Copyright ©2000 - 2020, The Acoustic Guitar Forum. After a couple of weeks mine have settled in. A great option for strength and tuning stability. Based on your experience XTs are going on the 15 next string change...:D. I’m really digging them, myself. D'Addario launch the XT String with a wide range of types and gauges. StevenC SS.org Regular. I like the feel of the EXPs but they can be really noisy depending on playing style, whether left-hand technique or right-hand finger picking. I am assuming these will be replacing the EXP. Our Sales Engineers are a world-class team of music gear experts whose sole job is to provide you with helpful advice and unparalleled … Always with customised added value for musicians. Price: From $14.99/£13 | Spec: phosphor bronze and 80/20 bronze options. So far, they sound and feel great. Quick Links. Members. Good strings. £17.50. Copyright ©2000 - 2020, The Acoustic Guitar Forum. Share. Eastman Guitar Fans Around the campfire General Chatter Daddario xt strings. Anyone try D'Addario XT strings yet? They have a non coated feel but a coated longevity. Options to suit all styles. Share with: Link: Copy link. Log in; Sign up; Official PRS Guitars Forum. Forums. D'Addario XT Acoustic Guitar Strings. I've got a set of them for my HD-28 but the Lifespan 2.0 I have on there still have some life in them but all these great reviews have me tempted to go ahead and put them on there today. Tags: d'addario xt; gjohnson441496 Senior Stratmaster. I've put them on all my guitars. I tried a set of the new Martin Lifespans and liked them pretty well. Registered Member. The tone was similar at first but they did not last nearly as long before the tone began to decline. The XT's feel almost like and uncoated string - at least in comparison to the EXP's (which were my favorite coated string - until now). Re: Anyone try D'Addario XT strings yet? Here’s hoping for some buy one get one specials during the Holidays! 42 6. I'll report in after they settle in a few days. Hmmmm. anyone try the D'addario XT electrics? Recent Posts; Menu Forums. Rig-Talk. I actually pulled EXP's off in order to try the XT's. Just put a set of D'Addario XT PB 13's on my Larrivee. 04-10-2020, 04:08 PM. https://www.eastmanguitarfans.com; Daddario xt strings. Do these things warm over time? XT strings are available for a full range of fretted instruments—acoustic, electric, classical, and bass guitar, plus mandolin and banjo. Seems like a good place to start. I plan to put the XTs on my spruce/mahogany Kramer. XT’s def have some chime. Judging by the tension charts, it seems that the standard equivalent D'Addario XL 130 has the same tension as their NYXL, so it's the D'Addario vs. EB difference that adds a little tension, not the NYXL vs. XL. Show 30 post(s) from this thread on one page, https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/0bgAA...gX/s-l1600.jpg. D'Addario XT Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar String Set 12-53 Light XTAPB1253.012p .016p .024w .032w .042w .053w; D'Addario XT Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings produce a warm bright and well balanced tone for all kinds of acoustic guitars and last up … But if the XTs hold up to Acid hands as well as Elixir’s and sound good then I will have to give them a try. Useful Searches. $34.99. However, this upcoming weekend I have some time on my hands, so once I open up my tele and find out what's wrong with my electronics (the four-way switch kit from Emerson I installed is currently only making static in positions 1 and 3 - I figure I may need to deepen the control cavity and resolder - hope that doesn't take too long!) When I was playing regular gigs, I would change my EJs once a week or every two gigs. On the back of the packet it says they have ‘an extended lifespan treatment’. michael55tele. I beta-tested a few of the predecessors over the past two years or so, and hadn't really been blown away. they are good strings I just got a new D 18 sinker mahog. Apart from the shop, you can discover a wide variety of additional things - forums, apps, blogs, and much more. Dec 25, 2019 #1. I plan on putting those bad boys on my Rainsong Shorty SG. D’addario are my favorite strings, and Dustin’s comment about liking these better than EJ or EXP sold me. Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc. Recent Posts; Menu. Display results as threads; Useful Searches. List of the products from manufacturer D'Addario. Post Oct 05, 2019 #1 2019-10-05T00:31. Discussion Forum. $24.99 . Re: Your Thoughts On D'Addario XT Strings I've had a set of (.11-.40) XT's on my 2010 Weber Fern A model for about a month and I'm pleased with how (for a mandolin) they seem to stay in tune during a two hour weekly jam and practice time between sessions. Has anyone tried the new XT P.B. I never like Pro Arte strings much until now. As they have done previously with NYXL, they will likely expand the range over the next couple of years to include the more specialist string gauges such as Balanced Tension, 7/8 String, Drop Tuning and Singles. D'Addario XT Nickel Bass String Set Long Scale - 4-String 45-100 Light XTB45100. Haven't really found THE set of strings for that, yet, so I'm hoping these will work well on that guitar. 12 posts D Addario Uncoated vs EXP vs XT string tension question D Addario Uncoated vs EXP vs XT string tension question. Forums > Guitars and Amplifiers > Acoustic Guitars. Search this forum only. Don't know for sure that they are replacements for EXPs, but I wouldn't mind a bit. The only real rival to D’Addario, apart from some boutique manufacturers like Stringjoy, is Martin strings. Great tuning stability. D’Addario Classical Guitar Strings. Search Forums; Recent Posts; Members. I really like D’Addario but did not like these XT’s on my rosewood Yamaha. Kinda missing my bargain bin strings. The XT's feel almost like and uncoated string - at least in comparison to the EXP's (which were my favorite coated string - … View at Gear 4 Music. Low Stock. Joined: Mar 19, 2012 Location: Northern … Messages: 3,854 Likes Received: 2,629. EXPs are about $12.60. Does anyone have experience with both, how do they compare. It's funny but I didn't experience the "zingy" some of you have mentioned. I did recently have a set of EXP 80/20 lights on my carbon fiber and was pretty pleased with them. Welcome to Eastman Guitar Fans! For acoustic guitar, the series includes phosphor bronze and 80/20 bronze alloys in all the usual gauges. The feel is where I really appreciate D'Addario's work. New D'Addario XT Nickel Plated Steel Electric Guitar Strings, Light with the Best Price and Quality, Buy Now Directly from AMAZON + FREE Shipping. There is a warmth that good PB’s have that just floats my boat, and these have maintained that for two weeks, even with changing tunings more than usual. Looking forward to trying them on the Larrivee. Really good strings! Innovative strings. D'Addario XT Acoustic Phosphor Bronze strings combine our most popular acoustic alloy with an advanced corrosion resistance treatment on every string in the set, preserving the natural tone and feel of uncoated strings. DukeS EGF Member 9 - 150. They’re pricey, but dang I like ‘em. Needless to say it did not work. Rig-Talk Discussions. New Reply #1. Buy Now . I just ordered a set of PB mediums to try. Highly recommended. Just set up a guitar with a set today and the D string had a bunch of extra winding right in the middle of the string. They look and feel almost identical to Martin Lifespan 2.0's to me. They are a little brighter than EXPs (in a good way) and remind me of the EJs in sound and feel. Available for 6 and 12-string acoustic guitar ranging from extra-light to medium gauges. I seem to remember that you and I had a similar experience with the beta tested strings so I am happy to hear your assessment of the final product. I ordered a couple sets of PB and 80/20's the other day and look forward to trying them. Will try to second set on something else. No matter how well I wash my hands before I play, no matter how much I wipe the guitar down, my strings are just dead after a week or two. Search this forum only. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. Wonder if this is the same ‘lifespan’ treatment used by Martin, or just an unfortunate choice of words? 8 posts D'Addario XT Acosutic strings D'Addario XT Acosutic strings . Hurry! Apart from the shop, you can discover a wide variety of additional things - forums, apps, blogs, and much more. Age: 64 … Home; Brands; D'Addario; Electric Bass Strings; XT Nickel Wound; XT Nickel Wound. The Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum > Guitars > Technical Info > D'Addario XT Acosutic strings. Just put a set of D'Addario XT PB 13's on my Larrivee. 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