D'Addario Electric Bass XL Nickel Wound 8 String Bass Long, .045 - .100, EXL170-8

DAddario
SKU:
DAD_EXL170-8
$31.99

D'Addario Electric Bass XL Nickel Wound 8 String Bass Long, .045 - .100, EXL170-8

NOTE

DESCRIPTION

DIAMETER INCHES

TENSION LBS

1st G

Nickel Round Wound

.045

42.8

2nd G

Plain Steel

.018

33.4

3rd D

Nickel Round Wound

.065

51.3

4th D

Nickel Round Wound

.028

39.8

5th A

Nickel Round Wound

.080

42.0

6th A

Nickel Round Wound

.040

42.3

7th E

Nickel Round Wound

.100

36.5

8th E

Nickel Round Wound

.050

36.6

"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."

EXL170-8 is a 8 String version of the best-selling D’Addario bass set. With the addition of octave strings, this set offers the ideal combination of distinctive bright, booming tone and comfortable feel. The most versatile and universally appealing set for all playing styles. Fits long scale 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.

  • 8-string version of D'Addario's best selling bass guitar set
  • 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