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D'Addario EXL220 XL Nickel Round Wound Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings   

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Gauges 40-60-75-95.D'Addario EXL220 XL Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings are among their most popular round-wound, nickel-plated bass strings....Read More

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Gauges 40-60-75-95.

D'Addario EXL220 XL Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings are among their most popular round-wound, nickel-plated bass strings. World-renowned as "The Player's Choice" among bass players of all genres and styles. EXL strings are wound with nickel-plated steel, known for its distinctive bright tone, excellent intonation and reduced 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 bass strings that's right for you.

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D'AddarioEXL220 XL Nickel Round Wound Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings
 
4.9

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (6)
  • Consistent (4)
  • Long life (4)
  • Well built / quality (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (5)
  • Back-up (3)
  • Concerts (3)
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    • Experienced (4)

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5.0

Great strings! Resonable price!

By Thump54

from Chicago,Il

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about D'Addario EXL220 XL Nickel Round Wound Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings:

    These are good strings. Good tone. Well balanced and they don't break the bank. I use several different sets of strings but these are always in rotation and I can't say one bad thing about them. I use them on all my Fender jazz basses and they perform like many strings I've used that cost twice the price. If you want a very good string that doesn't break the bank these would be worth a try!

     
    5.0

    The standard.

    By Steve Swannadino

    from Opelika, AL

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Practicing

      Comments about D'Addario EXL220 XL Nickel Round Wound Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings:

      These roundwounds have never let me down. They are consistent and awesome. They gave me the pingy, metallic, almost piano like sound good I want.

       
      5.0

      exl220 xl bass strings

      By matt

      from cedar rapids,iowa

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      Pros

      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario EXL220 XL Nickel Round Wound Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings:

        sound great and play smooth.great price

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best Strings On The Planet

        By doktorfeelgood

        from Rhode Island

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Great Feel
        • Long Life
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about D'Addario EXL220 XL Nickel Round Wound Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings:

          Great strings and awesome price. D'Addario bass strings are the BEST on the planet and the only bass string I will buy.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great string great price

          By john beery

          from ada ohio

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about D'Addario EXL220 XL Nickel Round Wound Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings:

          Good tone and longevity,

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Just what I was looking for!

          By shaker1025

          from Western NY

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Bright Tone
          • Good Tone
          • Great All Purpose String
          • Price

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Any Situation
            • Anytime

            Comments about D'Addario EXL220 XL Nickel Round Wound Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings:

            I thought the round wound strings wouldn't be as comfortable to play as flat wounds, but I'm pleased with the feel and the brighter sound. Worth the try. Not as much 'finger noise' as I thought there would be either. Will definitely buy them again.

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best strings ever for slap or fusion

            By michaelofpetaluma

            from petaluma, CA

            Comments about D'Addario EXL220 XL Nickel Round Wound Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings:

            I've been playing bass for over 20 years. I used to work at The Guitar Center in San Francisco, and was able to try many different brands, and guages. I like Mark King, and Geddy Lee style of playing, and I've found that D'Addario extra light are the easiest to play, with quick response, bright tone, and they are easy on the fingers, because they are soft. They are my favorite brand, and guage, by far !

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            More Bang For Your Buck

            By Wes Sperry

            from Washington, IL

            Comments about D'Addario EXL220 XL Nickel Round Wound Super Light Bright Electric Bass Strings:

            I have used many strings in the 20-some years I have been playing bass. The D'Addario strings are the best I have used so far. They have a nice bright tone and they really last! There are strings that sound just as good or even better but they don't have the life-span.

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