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Old 11-13-2019, 08:33 PM
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Originally Posted by kcnbys View Post
Tried a set last week. Day after my first gig with them, their "pop" took a big hit, and they sounded dull. This has pretty much been my experience with EXP's, so was hoping the XT's would be different. I have not experienced any coated string that does nearly as well as Elixir's.
My feelings exactly. Nothing comes close to the longevity of Elixirs. EXP's sound dull after a couple weeks, the XT's are not much better. I am a Daddario fan and they sound a little better to my ear, but after Elixirs lose their initial zing, they settle into a great tone that just lasts forever.
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