Electric Nickel Plated Steel with POLYWEB Coating

The longest lasting tone night after night!

Elixir® Electric Nickel Plated Steel Strings with POLYWEB Coating deliver their own distinct warm tone together with extended tone life.

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Description

  • Only coated string brand to protect the entire string with an ultra-thin coating, keeping gunk out of the gaps between the windings
  • Extended Tone Life – players report their tone lasts longer than any other string, uncoated or coated
  • Consistent performance and tone – ready to play whenever you are
  • Smooth feel that is easy on your fingers and enhances playability
  • Reduced finger squeak – good for both performance and recording
  • Anti-Rust Plated Plain Steel Strings resist tone-deadening corrosion, ensuring a longer life for entire set
  • With less hassle and expense of frequent string changes, spend more time making music
String Gauges and Part Numbers
String Tension for Tuning

Electric Nickel Plated Steel with POLYWEB Coating

Part No. Gauge E-1 B-2 G-3 D-4 A-5 E-6
12000 Super Light .009 .011 .016 .024 .032 .042
12025 Custom Light .009 .011 .016 .026 .036 .046
12050 Light .010 .013 .017 .026 .036 .046
12100 Medium .011 .014 .018 .028 .038 .049

String tension shown below is an approximation. Guitar string tension is based upon a 25.5" guitar scale length and standard tuning.

Gauge E-1 B-2 G-3 D-4 A-5 E-6 Total Tension (lbs)
Super Light Strings
Diameter (in) / Tension (lbs)
.009 / 13 .011 / 11 .016 / 15 .024 / 16 .032 / 16 .042 / 15 85
Custom Light Strings
Diameter (in) / Tension (lbs)
.009 / 13 .011 / 11 .016 / 15 .026 / 18 .036 / 20 .046 / 17 94
Light Strings
Diameter (in) / Tension (lbs)
.010 / 16 .013 / 15 .017 / 17 .026 / 18 .036 / 20 .046 / 17 103
Medium Strings
Diameter (in) / Tension (lbs)
.011 / 20 .014 / 18 .018 / 19 .028 / 21 .038 / 22 .049 / 20 120

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ELECTRIC STRINGS - NICKEL PLATED STEEL

Get different tone and feel options with different coatings. All coatings offer the same long-lasting tone life.

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WHY ELIXIR STRINGS TONE LASTS SO LONG

Our coating protests the entire string, including the gaps between the windings, eliminating tone-killing debris buildup.

PUT AN END TO DEAD-SOUNDING STRINGS

Elixir Strings sounds like new strings for a long, long time.

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