D'Addario EXP120 EXP Coated Nickel Round Wound Super Light 9-42

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EXP120 delivers all the tone and performance of D'Addario best-selling EXL120 set, with 4 times more string life. 9-42 is preferred for its easy playability and biting tone.

D’Addario’s EXP coated strings now feature plain steel strings and hexagonal cores made of D'Addario revolutionary NY High Carbon Steel. Envisioned, perfected, and manufactured by D’Addario in New York, this newly engineered, break-resistant, high-carbon steel wire delivers unprecedented strength and pitch stability. Combined with the highest quality wrap wire materials, precision drawn and micro-coated on D'Addario advanced proprietary machinery, each EXP set maintains that familiar uncoated tone while adding up to 4 times more life.

  • Super light gauges for maximum flexibility and biting tone
  • EXP Coated nickelplated steel for distinctive bright tone and 4 times more life
  • Feature D’Addario’s exclusive New York manufactured, high carbon steel for unprecedented strength and pitch stability.
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
  • String Gauges: Plain Steel .009, .011, .016, Nickel Wound .024, .032, .042

Tension Chart

Diameter Tension
Note Inches mm lbs kg
E 0.0090 0.2280 13.100 5.940
B 0.0110 0.2790 11.000 4.990
G 0.0160 0.4060 14.700 6.670
D 0.0240 0.6090 15.800 7.170
A 0.0320 0.8120 15.800 7.170
E 0.0420 1.0660 14.800 6.710