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D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack   

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Gauges 45-65-80-100.D'Addario EXL170TP Bass Guitar Strings feature round-wound, nickel-plated steel wrap wire for bright, true sound without prematur...Read More

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Great strings times two!

Gauges 45-65-80-100.

D'Addario EXL170TP Bass Guitar Strings feature round-wound, nickel-plated steel wrap wire for bright, true sound without premature fret wear.

D'Addario is the world's largest manufacturer of strings for musical instruments. Many top guitarists won't play any other brand. Regardless of your playing style, D'Addario has a set of strings that's right for your bass guitar.


Get rid of those crusty old strings today, and BUY THIS TWIN-PACK!

SPECIFICATIONS

EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack

  • Gauges: .045, .065, .080, .100
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D'AddarioEXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack
 
4.7

(based on 47 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (17)
  • Consistent (14)
  • Long life (11)
  • Well built / quality (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (11)
  • Concerts (9)
  • Back-up (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (15), Professional musician (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Dig!

I just put these on a 32" scale Squier Telecaster bass (with a Lollar pup in it!). Mid to short scale basses can get some weird floppy tones with a .105 E...Read complete review

I just put these on a 32" scale Squier Telecaster bass (with a Lollar pup in it!). Mid to short scale basses can get some weird floppy tones with a .105 E string. I use .45 - .105's on my long scale bass and couldn't figure out how to get my short scale to sound right. These just did the trick. Direct to my Ampeg Micro-VR they sound quite descent and stomping on a Tech 21 VT-Bass pedal takes these to the moon! Bright highs (I scoop the mids) and punchy lows. I am getting those piano harmonics and they let my bass respond to the low end properly now. My E string sounds great! I'm sold on these .45 - .100's on this bass! I hope they last a while but at this price, I am scooping up more in advance.

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Worst strings I've ever used.

I bought these strings because they're cheap, now I see why. When I got the strings I put them on and was disapointed right of the bat. These strings were bright, but it...Read complete review

I bought these strings because they're cheap, now I see why. When I got the strings I put them on and was disapointed right of the bat. These strings were bright, but it was that bad kind of bright where it had a very toneless clanking. Once broken in these strings sounded very bad, (That's the only way I can describe the tone). Then within about 1 WEEK, they died leaving behind a trail of dull, horrid, uneven tone. I'd skip these if I were you.

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5.0

Happy days

By andy

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack:

Great price to my door

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Dig!

By Green Ranger

from California

About Me Experienced

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack:

    I just put these on a 32" scale Squier Telecaster bass (with a Lollar pup in it!). Mid to short scale basses can get some weird floppy tones with a .105 E string. I use .45 - .105's on my long scale bass and couldn't figure out how to get my short scale to sound right. These just did the trick. Direct to my Ampeg Micro-VR they sound quite descent and stomping on a Tech 21 VT-Bass pedal takes these to the moon! Bright highs (I scoop the mids) and punchy lows. I am getting those piano harmonics and they let my bass respond to the low end properly now. My E string sounds great! I'm sold on these .45 - .100's on this bass! I hope they last a while but at this price, I am scooping up more in advance.

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    5.0

    For anyone seeking a full range tone from their bass.

    By John Paul Entwhistle

    from Alton, Il.

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts

      Comments about D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack:

      Great full and punchy tone.

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      5.0

      strings

      By bart

      from us

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack:

          good sound with these strings

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          5.0

          Buy these!

          By Johnny

          from Old Bridge, NJ

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack:

            Love all products by D'Addario..have been using their wonderful guitar strings forever!

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            My go to string!

            By JB

            from Campbell Hall NY

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack:

                Gig every weekend so the price and the reliability are important.

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                5.0

                Never disappointed

                By Hpete

                from Nemo

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Long Life

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack:

                    The strings they replaced (also D'Aderrio's) at least 12 years old. Kind of bright tone right now but they'll mellow out soon enough.

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                    5.0

                    Great sounding and stay intune well.

                    By Bluesman

                    from Manhattan, Kansas

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tone
                    • Long Life

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack:

                      These are quality strings. D'Addario is one of my favorite strings for Bass, electric and Acoustic guitar.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Excellent Strings

                      By CSL

                      from Coastal Maryland

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Good Tone
                      • Lively Sound
                      • Long Life
                      • Strong

                      Cons

                      • None Found

                      Best Uses

                      • Modern Tones
                      • Not As Good For Jazz

                      Comments about D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack:

                      Very bright sound, great modern sound for rock, jazz rock and slap. Great sustain too. Even across and up the neck. Excellent price!

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                      5.0

                      THIS BRAND ALWAYS PERFORMS WELL FOR ME

                      By NICKLEFRET

                      from NH

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                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Good Spank
                      • Good Tone
                      • Long Life
                      • Strong

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Backup
                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing
                        • Stage Worthy

                        Comments about D'Addario EXL170TP Round Wound Bass Guitar Strings 2-Pack:

                        GOOD STUFF ,,,I USE D'Addario ON ALL MY AXES

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