D'Addario Announces the New Nylon Tapewound Strings and XL Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings
Anaheim, CA (Jan 18, 2012) – D’Addario is introducing new additions to two of its most popular lines, the Nylon Tapewound Bass String line and the XL Pure Nickel Electric Guitar String lines, adding a new medium scale to the Nylon Tapewound Bass line and an 8-string set to the XL Pure Nickel Electric Guitar String line.
The Nylon Tapewound Bass Strings are revered by traditional and modern players for their warm “thump” with focused fundamental. Gauge specs are engineered for fit on most basses. Designed to produce a deep, warm tone with smooth feel, D’Addario’s Tapewound Bass strings are wound using a flattened black nylon which is polished to an ultra-smooth finish. These engineered to provide optimal tension and are gauged to fit properly on standard bass saddles and nuts. Tapewounds may be used on fretted or fretless basses and are designed to deliver a vintage tone ranging from the “thump” of an upright bass to the focused depth of traditional flatwound strings.
The new medium scale set will be available in January 2012 and will retail for $62.00.
D’Addario XL Nickel Wound Electric Guitar Strings are “The Player’s Choice” amongst players of all genres and styles. XLs are precision-wound with nickelplated steel on a hex-shaped core, resulting in strings with a distinctive bright tone and excellent intonation. By popular demand, D’Addario will be the offering EXL120-8 8-string guitar set in January 2012. String gauges include: .009, .011, .016, .024, .032, .042, .054, and .065.
This new set, EXL120-8, delivers powerful low end for heavy chording and flexible plain steel strings for bending.
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