XL Nickel Wound electric guitar strings are the standard against which all other strings are measured. Our best-belling electric set, XL Nickel has been revered by players everywhere since 1974. Made with a high carbon steel core and nickel-plated steel wrap wire, XL Nickel strings have a bright, versatile tone, ideal for a wide variety of musical styles. This 10-74 Light Top/Heavy Bottom 8-String set combines the high strings from a Regular Light set with additional heavier low strings, delivering powerful lows and smooth bending.
- Coating: Uncoated
- Number Of Strings: 8
- Set Type: Sets
- Wrap Material: Nickel-Plated Steel
- D’Addario’s best-selling electric guitar string, revered by players since 1974.
- Nickel-plated steel wrap wire provides a bright, versatile electric guitar tone, great for a variety of musical genres.
- Like all D’Addario electric guitar strings, XL Nickel are made with our proprietary Hex-Core, ensuring perfect intonation, consistent feel, and reliable durability.
- XL Nickel sets have a code on the recyclable VCI bag, which you can register to earn Players Circle points.
- XL Nickel electric guitar strings are made in the USA—drawn to our exacting specifications at our New York production facility.