D'Addario Electric Bass XL Environmental Soft Top/Regular Bottom 5 String, .045 - .135, EXL165-5

DAddario
SKU:
DAD_EXL165-5
$26.99

D'Addario Electric Bass XL Environmental Soft Top/Regular Bottom 5 String, .045 - .135, EXL165-5

NOTE

DESCRIPTION

DIAMETER INCHES

TENSION LBS

1st G

Nickel Round Wound

.045

53.4

2nd D

Nickel Round Wound

.065

60.1

3rd A

Nickel Round Wound

.085

48.4

4th E

Nickel Round Wound

.105

40.3

4th B

Nickel Round Wound

.135

36.1

"Popularly priced XL nickel round wound bass strings are wound with the same nickel-plated steel alloy as XL round wound guitar strings. Today's XL string specifications are the culmination of years of experimentation by Jim D'Addario and John D'Addario, Sr. Even now, D'Addario's sound room is crowded with different electric bass guitars for experimentation with different string specifications and for quality tests on string production. The XL series of D'Addario's broadest and largest-selling line of electric bass guitar strings, with 18 different string models offered. Many models are available in both environmental and standard packaging."

EXL165-5 is the 5-String version of the most popular D’Addario hybrid bass set which combines the high strings from an EXL170 (.45 and .60) with the low strings from an EXL160 (.85 and .105). With the addition of the .135 Low B string, this set is optimal for players looking for the ideal combination of comfortable playing tension, clear fundamentals and booming, tight lows. Fits basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches.

D'Addario XL Nickel Wound Electric Bass strings are world-renowned as "The Player's Choice" amongst bass players of all genres and styles. All XL strings are precision wound on our exclusive digitally-controlled machines, ensuring each string has excellent intonation, clear fundamentals, and unparalleled consistency. Each string is wound with a nickelplated steel wrap wire known for distinctive bright tone with excellent magnetic output delivering a universally appealing and versatile tone for all playing styles.

  • 5-string version of our popular hybrid EXL165 which combines EXL170 and EXL160 for ideal combination of distinctive bright and powerful low end.
  • Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals
  • Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh