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D'Addario EXL116 Medium Top Heavy Bottom

   
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UPC:019954951399
Manufacturer #:EXL116
Sku:EXL116

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EXL116 is a hybrid gauged set that is optimized for down tuning. XL Nickel Wound electric guitar strings, long recognized as the industry standard, are ideal for a wide range of musical styles.

String Tension Chart
Item #NoteDiameterTension
PL011 E 0.0110 in 19.630 lbs
PL014 B 0.0140 17.850
PL018 G 0.0180 18.580
NW030 D 0.0300 24.740
NW042 A 0.0420 25.600
NW052 E 0.0520 21.150

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Tuning: Standard
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Nickel-Plated Steel

  • Hybrid gauges optimized for down tuning
  • Round wound with nickel plated steel for distinctive bright tone
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
  • All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered, and manufactured in the USA
  • String Gauges: Plain Steel .011, .014, .018, Nickel Wound .030, .042, .052

Does D’Addario have an online string tension guide?

Yes. We offer String Tension Pro - a free, easy-to-use website that allows you to create customized string sets, compare string sets, and determine the optimum gauges for your instrument and tuning. To learn more, click here.

 

How can I extend the life of my strings?

There are many factors that can affect the lifespan of your strings. Here are some tips to help extend the life of your strings:

1. Wipe down your strings after each use.

2. Try D’Addario XT strings, which utilize a proprietary treatment to extend lifespan, while preserving the tone and feel of your favorite uncoated strings. 

3. Try these maintenance and care products to prolong string life and performance. 

 

How do I restring my guitar?

Check out the videos to learn the restringing process for electric, acoustic, classical, bass, and other instruments. You will also find videos on restringing, tuning, humidification, and general maintenance.