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D'Addario XS Phosphor Bronze Mandolin Strings (10-38) Standard


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Long-lasting phosphor bronze mandolin strings with superb tone.

The D'Addario XS phosphor bronze mandolin strings deliver the longest life of any D'Addario phosphor bronze string. With a thin XS coating, these warm, balanced phosphor bronze strings have maximum durability along with an uncommonly smooth feel for effortless playability. Made with a NY Steel hex core, phosphor bronze wrap wire and Fusion Twist technology, the XS coated mandolin strings have exceptional break strength and tuning stability. The light .010-.038 gauge offers a pleasant balance of playability and resonance.

Thin XS Coating for Long-Lasting Tone

The thin XS coating is D'Addario's greatest breakthrough in string innovation, giving these phosphor bronze mandolin strings the longest lifespan. The coating doesn't affect the warm, balanced tone and it provides an exceptionally smooth feel for comfortable playing. You'll enjoy the long-lasting tone and smooth playability of these innovative coated strings.

NY Steel Hex Core for Strength and Stability

At the core of these strings is a NY Steel hex core wire, providing exceptional break strength and tuning stability. The hex core design grips the wrap wire tightly for consistent intonation and tonality over time. You can count on these strings to hold their tune through repeated playing sessions.

With D'Addario's Trusted Phosphor Bronze Tone

D'Addario's original phosphor bronze alloy delivers a warm, bright, well-balanced acoustic tone. These strings have the characteristic richness, complexity and sustain that make phosphor bronze a cherished wrap wire alloy. Experience D'Addario's renowned phosphor bronze tone in a longer lasting string.


  • XS Phosphor Bronze coated mandolin strings
  • Light gauge (.010-.038) for balanced tone and playability
  • Made with NY Steel core and phosphor bronze wrap wire
  • Fusion Twist technology for maximum string life and break resistance
  • Hexagonal high-carbon steel construction