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D'Addario EXL158 XL Nickel 13-62 Baritone Electric Guitar Strings



EXL158 is optimized for modern, shorter scale electric baritone guitars. 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
PL013 B 0.0130 in 20.940 lbs
PL017 F# 0.0170 20.100
NW026 D 0.0260 25.020
NW036 A 0.0360 25.920
NW046 E 0.0460 23.020
NW062 B 0.0620 23.780

Product Features

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

  • Designed for modern, shorter scale electric baritone guitars
  • Can be used for down tuning on most standard electric guitars
  • 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 .013, .017, Nickel Wound .026, .036, .046, .062

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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.

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

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.