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D'Addario Guitar String Theory

Published: Tue February 18, 2014  News Feed

D'Addario Guitar String Theory

By Hugh McKenna

D'Addario How To String A Guitar

Guide On How To Change Strings On Classical, Steel String Acoustic, Electric, Bass And Mandolin

Check out the image above for the videos and some suggested string packs, whether you're beginner or a pro there's always tips and tricks to learn.

D'Addario Strings

With over a hundred years experience in the strings business you can rely on DAddario for quality. Family run with design and manufacture kept in-house they've got all that expertise to hand at every stage of production. What this means is you get a long lasting and superb sounding string for your instrument. Get your strings direct with Dolphin.

We can highly recommend checking out the video section of D'Addario's website with tons of online guitar lessons and advice on how to string your guitars. Whether you need a hand learning chord charts, guitar maintenance or fancy hearing prog metaller Devin Townsend talk about open tunings.

Which Strings Should I Choose?

String choice is personal and it's important you get the right set for your own style. All the gauges, finishes and terminology can get in the way of the most important question, how does that string sound? Well, as with anything in music there's no hard and fast rules but here's our attempt to answer that question.

D'addario Guitar String Guide
Which strings do I need? I want to sound like Which D'Addario Strings Should I Choose
Ukulele Strings to be a uke maestro. D'Addario Ukulele Strings
A ukulele solo artist like Hawaiian native  Derick Sebastian.
Ukulele Strings Soprano
Soprano Ukulele Strings
Hard Tension Classical Guitar Strings to be a boundary setting, inventive classical guitarist.   D'Addario Classical Guitar Strings
D'Addario Pro Arte Classical Guitar Strings
Regular Gauge Nickel Wound Electric Strings to be a slick six string metaller like Devin Townsend
  D'Addario Electric Guitar Strings
D'Addario EXL110 Strings, also available as a pack of seven strings for those who like to drop tune a little lower.
Super Light Pure Nickel Strings for a softer, mellow and vintage tone like Jeff Tweedy of Wilco.   Super Light Electric Strings 9 Gauge
Jeff uses pure nickel wound and any aspiring indie tone fanatics might want to consider the EPN120 set.
Medium Gauge Phosphor Strings for finger picking soulful country like Gillian Welch. D'Addario Acoustic Guitar Strings
Gillian uses the EJ17 steel string acoustic set.

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