“D'Addario is the string for the funk of the future!” - Lige Curry, bass player for Parliament Funkadelic
D'Addario EXL160-5 Nickel Bass Guitar Strings Long Scale Medium .050-.135 offer a distinct, bright tone, with excellent intonation and a "fret-friendly" nickel round wound feel that make them the top choice of bass players of all genres around the world. The nickel-plated wrap wire is ideal for magnetic pickups, relaying the highest sound quality.
All D'Addario strings are precisely wound around a hexagonally shaped high-carbon-steel core wire by computer-controlled machines guaranteeing clear intonation, rock-solid fundamentals, and incomparable consistency in every string. The tight core tension produced through this rigorous quality-controlled process results in a harmonically rich, longer-lasting string.
D'Addario SXL Bass strings are designed for use on Steinberger double ball end basses.
Note: String sets have a scale length of 34" (long scale).
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D'Addario has incorporated Corrosion Intercept Technology into their environmentally friendly packaging to insure your strings are green, and fresh for the pickin'! All D'Addario packaging is either produced from recycled materials or is completely recyclable.
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Justin Meldal-Johnsen of Beck on D'Addario EXL Nickel Electric Bass Strings