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D'addario EXL160-5 Electric Bass Guitar 5 Sting Medium 50-135 Strings Set

D'addario EXL160-5  Electric Bass Guitar 5 Sting Medium 50-135  Strings Set

D'ADDARIO EXL160-5 ELECTRIC BASS GUITAR 5 STRING MEDIUM 50-135 STRING SET 

EXL160-5 is the 5-string version of D’Addario’s top-selling heavy gauge bass string set. With the addition of the .135 gauge low B string, this set provides an ideal combination of strong overall fundamentals with distinctive brightness and booming, tight lows. Fits basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches and a good choice for players looking to down tune. 

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 D'Addario's top-selling heavy gauge bass set
  • Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals and booming, tight low end
  • 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
  • String Gauges: Wound .050, .070, .085, .105, .135
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh

Tension Chart

Diameter                               
Item # Note Inches mm lbs kg
XLB050 G 0.0500 1.2700 50.300         22.820
XLB070 D 0.0700 1.7780 55.610 25.230
XLB085 A 0.0850 2.1590 45.340 20.560
XLB105 E 0.1050 2.6670 38.080 17.270
XLB135 B 0.1350 3.4290 35.010 15.880

 

The D’Addario Difference

What makes one string company different from another? Sometimes it’s hard to put your finger on it, but when you play a great string, you just know it’s great. On the surface it might not be evident how or why it’s great it just is. As they say “the devil is in the details” and the details of the art and science of string making are the key to the D’Addario difference.

It all starts with our exclusively engineered and built string winding machines. There is literally nothing like a D’Addario string machine. The combination of the most advanced computer-controlled winding technology, stringent incoming wire inspection and “quality at the source” manufacturing delivers unmatched consistency, string after string. Additionally, our passion for and commitment to environmentally responsible packaging and raw materials fuels our continued innovation in this area. Last but not least, every D’Addario string is made in the U.S.A. in our Farmingdale, NY facility, ensuring the highest quality and performance.

Through passionate hard work, unrelenting innovation and thanks to you, our loyal customer, D’Addario is the world’s largest string maker, but our undying commitment to continuous improvement ensures we’ll always be there listening, creating and working to improve the lives of musicians, one string at a time.

 

 

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