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D'Addario EXP17 Acoustic Coated Phosphor Bronze (13-56) Medium

   
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UPC:019954934972
Manufacturer #:EXP17
Sku:EXP17

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EXP17 is a medium Phosphor Bronze set that that utilizes EXP coating for extended lifespan. The increased tension makes them ideal for drop or altered tunings as well. Since D'Addario introduced Phosphor Bronze guitar strings in 1974, they have been synonymous with warm and well-balanced acoustic tone.

String Tension Chart
Item #NoteDiameterTension
PL013 E 0.0130 in 27.420 lbs
PL017 B 0.0170 26.310
EXPPB026 G 0.0260 33.390
EXPPB035 D 0.0350 34.570
EXPPB045 A 0.0450 31.870
EXPPB056 E 0.0560 27.140

Product Features

  • Coating: Coated
  • Tuning: Standard
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Phosphor Bronze

  • D'Addario's most popular gauge for heavy strumming, flat-picking and resonant, projecting tone
  • 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 .013, .017, Phosphor Bronze Wound .026, .035, .045, .056

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.