D'Addario EXP42 Coated Phosphor Bronze Resophonic 16-56

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EXP42's are a coated version of D'Addario's EJ42 6-string phosphor bronze Resophonic guitar set, offering a warm, well balanced acoustic tone, bright intonation, and comfortable feel.

D’Addario’s EXP coated strings now feature plain steel strings and hexagonal cores made of our 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 our advanced proprietary machinery, each EXP set maintains that familiar uncoated tone while adding up to 4 times more life.

  • EXP coated Phosphor Bronze, 6-string Resophonic Guitar Strings
  • EXP Coated phosphor bronze for warm, bright, well balanced acoustic 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 .016, .018, Phosphor Bronze Wound .028, .035, .045, .056

Tension Chart

Diameter Tension
Item # Note Inches mm lbs kg
PL016 E 0.0160 0.4060 30.740 13.940
PL018 B 0.0180 0.4600 27.510 12.480
EXPPB028 G 0.0280 0.7112 36.590 16.600
EXPPB035 D 0.0350 0.8890 32.240 14.630
EXPPB045 A 0.0450 1.1430 37.450 16.990
EXPPB056 E 0.0560 1.4224 35.800 16.240