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D'Addario EXL160S XL Short Bass String Set

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Gauges: 50-70-85-105. Short scale. Round-wound. Nickel-plated steel wrap wire. Bright, true sound. Genuine phosphor bronze alloy retains flexibility ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Excellent magnetic output and a smooth surface that prevents premature fret wear.

Gauges: 50-70-85-105.

Short scale. Round-wound. Nickel-plated steel wrap wire. Bright, true sound.

Genuine phosphor bronze alloy retains flexibility as well as brilliant tone for many hours of hard play. Computer-controlled wrapping around a hex core ensures consistency and extends life.

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.


You're overdue for new strings. Order today.

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D'AddarioEXL160S XL Short Bass String Set
 
5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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5.0

Solves the Floppy String problem on short scale basses

By Bigmuff

from Los Angeles, CA

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Pros

  • Good Tone
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about D'Addario EXL160S XL Short Bass String Set:

      Officially they are Medium Gauge strings, but they're the highest gauge on the market for short scale basses. They solve the FLoppy String Problem (short scale absses have, well, a shorter length, so tension is naturally less/shorter/floppier). The higher gauge still allows those whole-note bends you can do so easily on a short-scale but provides much better tension and precision when playing triplets with 3 fingers , for example. Only thing more lovely, would be if someone would please make this gauge in half-round wound.

       
      5.0

      Exactly what I needed

      By ProGaffer

      from USA

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario EXL160S XL Short Bass String Set:

        Great medium guage for a short scale bass. Deep tone and great magnetic quality.

         
        5.0

        Use these with Fender Mustang

        By Julie

        from Atlanta, GA

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

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            Comments about D'Addario EXL160S XL Short Bass String Set:

            These are excellent, string and reliable. I used them with my Fender Mustang. They are a wonderful match for this bass. I'd recommend them to anyone who uses a short scale bass.

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