D'Addario EXL145 XL Nickel Round Wound Heavy Plain 3rd 12-54

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EXL145 is a popular choice for rock and metal where heavier gauges are required. A plain 3rd/G string offers more flexibility than traditional 12-gauge electric strings. Optimized for down tuning!

XL Nickel Wound, D'Addario's most popular electric guitar strings, are precision wound with nickelplated steel onto a carefully drawn, hexagonally shaped, high carbon steel core. The result, strings with long lasting, distinctive bright tone and excellent intonation, is ideal for the widest variety of guitars and musical styles.

  • Heavier gauge strings with a plain 3rd/G string, great for down tuning
  • Round wound with nickelplated steel for distinctive bright tone
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • String Gauges: Plain Steel .012, .016 .020, Nickel Wound .032, .042, .054

Tension Chart

Diameter Tension
Item # Note Inches mm lbs kg
PL012 E 0.0120 0.3000 23.360 10.600
PL016 B 0.0160 0.4060 23.310 10.570
PL020 G 0.0200 0.5080 22.940 10.410
NW032 D 0.0320 0.8120 27.630 12.530
NW042 A 0.0420 1.0660 25.600 11.610
NW054 E 0.0540 1.3710 23.610 10.710