Daddario Nyxl - Amazing Quality

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  1. RoCkstAr256

    RoCkstAr256 Tele-Afflicted

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    This year i have checked a lot of string brands, starting with Ernie ball, Dunlop, Elixirs, Daddario and Fender strings. I can honestly say that NYXL are superior, what a great strings. They stay in tune like crazy, love the soft feel of treble side of the strings. Brands like Ernie Ball or Dunlops feel really harsh in hands. Another thing is their sound, way more punchy than regular ones.

    Thought that price is only a markething crap, no its not. What a great strings. I also love the fact that there are lots of gauges like 9.5 sets or 8.5 .
     
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    mmm - if they "don't stay in tune like crazy" then I'm not sure I want to try them!
     
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    Sorry fixed, lol
     
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    I like em’!
    They are a little pricey, but they are excellent strings.
     
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    I have used Daddario exl110 for years. They stay in tune, last a decent amount of time and are relatively cheap if purchased in bulk. Not sure if I should try these newer strings. I might like them more and then be forced to spend more whereas i'm happy with what I use now.
     
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    I have a set I haven't tried yet. I got a sample set when they were first coming up with them.
     
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    I have that problem too, they're worth extra money
     
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    I play XL110’s on electric and PB 15-53’s on acoustic. I’ve been a D’Addario guy for 40 years. You’ve inspired me to try the new strings!
     
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    You don't really need to put the additional cash into the NYXL level sets. I've been using EXL's for over 50 years and found them to maintain their tone for quite a while.
    And, if a guitar will not stay in tune, the last thing I would expect would be the strings. Usually it's the nut or inexpensive tuners that cause the problem.
    (PS: with a Gibson, it's the nut 99% of the time)
     
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    Tried them a while back but did not like them. They felt very thick.
     
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    Coincidentally, I took my Custom in for a new nut and the tech recommended the NYXLs (I have 11s). I've been playing them for 2 days and I'm really digging them.
     
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    I have been using the regular EXL 110's for about 30 years, and have been happy with them. I tried a set of NYXL's once, and truthfully, I could not tell any difference.

    I also really like GHS Boomers.
     
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    So technically you have had the same set since they first came out so they have lasted a long time
     
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    They'll last forever if I don't use 'em! :D
     
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    I bought a used guitar and they set it up with NYXL 11s because they were out XL 11s. I hated the NYXLs. Which was a relief, given the Xtra Xpense
     
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    I bought a three pack of 10-46 XL110s today for $16 CAD plus change (in Edmonton), including 5% tax. A single set was $7.50 CAD plus 5% tax. A set of 10-46 NYXLs was $13.25 CAD plus 5% tax. I've never tried the NYXLs so I can't comment one way or another. However, I'm quite satisfied with the price and sound of the XL110s.
     
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    I tried a set of the 9.5s and like them. I usually prefer Mangan or Pyramid nickel, but my local stores don't carry them so if I need a set in a hurry I can drive a couple blocks and get a set of NYXL's.
     
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