New SE A50E - Strings

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  1. adhurdler

    adhurdler New Member

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    I am the proud new owner of a SE A50E. Beautiful guitar.

    Does anyone know the strings that come standard on it? Are they D’Addario’s?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Shawn@PRS

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    Yes they are D'Addario 12-53 gauge
     
  3. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    Thanks for the info, Shawn! I'm sure the info is out there for the previous models, but may not be clear for the current line-up that the brand is the usual D'Addario, although 12-53 is listed on the product page(s).
     
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  4. adhurdler

    adhurdler New Member

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    Thanks for the quick responses. I noticed there are different D’Addario 12-53’s. Are they the the Coated Phospher Bronze EXPs? I like the feel of them some just trying to know for future replacement.
     
  5. Sonnny

    Sonnny New Member

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    Daddario EJ16 12-53
     
  6. adhurdler

    adhurdler New Member

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    I received confirmation this week that it comes with EXP 12-53s.

    Has anyone tried the Elixir Nanowebs on this?
     
  7. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    I love the EJ26 custom lights.
     
  8. EffFlat

    EffFlat New Member

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    i have a set of Elixir Nanowebs on my new-to-me SE Angelus Custom right now. On my box, I think they have a brighter high end than the EXPs. I liked the D'Addario tone a little better and will switch back next string change.

    They're definitely nice strings to play and most folks say the Elixirs last longer, too. I haven't played them enough to comment on that. I can see myself giving the Elixirs another shot in the not-too-distant future because the difference is pretty subtle.

    Give 'em a shot and see what you think. I'd like to hear an opinion from another new SE owner.
     
  9. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I don’t have an SE, I have a PS Tonare, but I’ve found I like it best with the D’Addario coated 80/20 Bronze light tops/medium bottoms bluegrass set it came with.

    Honestly, I was surprised at what nice strings the D’Addario EXPs are; nothing else I’ve tried has given me a tone I liked as much. The tone is very solid, with a good overtone structure.

    They last a long time, too!
     

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