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Item Reviews for: DAddario EXP Extended Play 80/20 Brz Acoustic Strings  -  DAD EXP10 LIST

By: MikeB      Submitted: 4/21/2014

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General What is your overall opinion of this product? I've been experimenting wiht different coated strings since gettng my Taylor 310ce last year. Tried Elixers a couple of times and not impressed - find the tone (right out of the package) to be dull. Martin Lifespans were much brighter but I had constant breakage issues - may have been old stock I picked up on sale. SO I thought I'd give EXPs a shot. Much brighter than the Elixers to start out with, but took a little more play to 'break them in' - where they would hold their tuning. But it only took me a little while to realize the 'coating' is minimal on these: string squeek is back, which I have never had with the Martins or Elixers (or Cleartones I used before). Elimination of string squeek is hte principle reason I use coated strings, so these do not pass the test. Quality What is your opinion of the quality of this product? How does it work for different genres of music? Good for hard strumming. Feel How is the feel of the strings? Do not feel coated. Tone How did the strings affect your tone? Decent tone. Referral Would you recommend this product to another player? Probably not.