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Dunlop Super Bright Steel 5-String Electric Bass Strings
Dunlop Super Bright Steel 5-String Electric Bass Strings
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Don't let the lower register of your 5-string bass sacrifice your clarity. String up a pair of Dunlop Super Bright steel strings and let your top end shine.... Learn more...
DR Strings BKB545 Black Beauties 5-String Electric Bass Strings (Medium, 45-125)
DR Strings BKB545 Black Beauties 5-String Electric Bass Strings (Medium, 45-125)
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DR's premium coated bass strings, Extra-Life Black Beauties provide extra protection from dirt and moisture, without sacrificing tone, clarity or volume.... Learn more...
Ernie Ball Regular Slinky 5-String Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings
Ernie Ball Regular Slinky 5-String Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings
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With Ernie Ball's signature "Slinky" feel and punchy tone, these strings will give your 5-string bass an aggressive, snappy attack that cuts through the mix.... Learn more...
DR Strings FB545 Fat-Beams Electric Bass Strings, 5-Strings
DR Strings FB545 Fat-Beams Electric Bass Strings, 5-Strings
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Add even more low end to your 5-string bass tone with these hex-core Fat-Beams. They're compression-wound to keep your mids punchy and highs tight, too.... Learn more...
Dunlop Super Bright Nickel 5-String Electric Bass Strings
Dunlop Super Bright Nickel 5-String Electric Bass Strings
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Maintain note clarity down to your low B string with the enhanced top end and balanced bottom of the Dunlop Super Bright nickel strings.... Learn more...
Elixir Nanoweb Stainless Steel 5-String Electric Bass Strings
Elixir Nanoweb Stainless Steel 5-String Electric Bass Strings
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Get bright, stainless tone, deep lows and an extended lifespan from this long scale Elixir Nanoweb stainless steel 5-string electric bass string set.... Learn more...
Dunlop DBMMS Marcus Miller Super Bright 5-String Bass Strings
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Make your bass grooves ring out by winding up your 5-string with the crisp tone and lighter tension of Dunlop Marcus Miller Super Bright bass strings.... Learn more...
Ernie Ball Super Slinky 5-String Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings
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Wind up your favorite 5-string bass with this set of Ernie Ball Super Slinky strings. A nickel-plated wrap on a steel core promotes top tone and long life.... Learn more...
D'Addario ECB81-5 Chromes Flatwound Bass Strings (Light, 5-String, Long Scale)
D'Addario ECB81-5 Chromes Flatwound Bass Strings (Light, 5-String, Long Scale)
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Imparting a mellow tone and a silky playing feel, D'Addario ECB81-5 5-string flatwounds bring a richness to your tone that must be tried to be appreciated.... Learn more...
D'Addario Long Scale Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings, 5-String
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With up to 36.75" of scale length, this NYXL string set from D'Addario can accommodate the expanded dynamic range and harmonic response of 5-string basses.... Learn more...
DR Strings MR545 Hi-Beams 5-String Electric Bass Strings (Medium, 45-125)
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These hand-made bass strings shine all the way down to "B." Nickel-wound for bright, balanced tone, DR Hi-Beam strings' round core increases flexibility.... Learn more...
Dean Markley SR2000 Will Lee 6-String Electric Bass Strings (27-127)
Dean Markley SR2000 Will Lee 6-String Electric Bass Strings (27-127)
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Prep your 6-string bass for the stage or studio. Dean Markley and Will Lee (bassist of David Letterman's Late Show) bring you these versatile bass strings.... Learn more...
D'Addario NYXL 6-String Electric Bass String Pack
D'Addario NYXL 6-String Electric Bass String Pack
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Give your 6-string bass some lovin' with a set of D'Addario NYXLs. These strings feature the inimitable NYXL formula for robust tones with enhanced dynamics.... Learn more...
DR Strings DDT Drop Down Tuning 5-String Bass Strings
DR Strings DDT Drop Down Tuning 5-String Bass Strings
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Take on metal and other modern rock styles with these bass strings. DR DDT strings are designed to handle dropped tunings with plenty of stability and tone.... Learn more...
Ernie Ball Power Slinky Nickel Wound 5-String Electric Bass Strings
Ernie Ball Power Slinky Nickel Wound 5-String Electric Bass Strings
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Situated toward the heavier side of Ernie Ball string gauges, Power Slinky nickel-wound 5-string bass strings are great for high volume and maximum impact.... Learn more...
D'Addario NYXL45125 5 String Bass String Pack Long Scale
D'Addario NYXL45125 5 String Bass String Pack Long Scale
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Discover how your 5-string bass can really sound with a set of D'Addario NYXLs. The NY Steel core wires enhance tuning stability and overall durability.... Learn more...
D'Addario EXL156 Nickel Wound Fender Bass VI Strings
D'Addario EXL156 Nickel Wound Fender Bass VI Strings
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Made to fit on the Fender Bass VI, these round wound, nickel-plated steel strings deliver a balanced, bright tone that works for many genres of music.... Learn more...
D'Addario EXL1705 XL 5-String Nickel Wound Bass Strings (Regular Light, Long)
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D'Addario's precision-wound, nickel-plated EXL170-5 XL 5-string bass strings provide excellent intonation to players across a variety of genres and styles.... Learn more...
D'Addario EXL1605 XL 5-String Nickel Wound Bass Strings (Medium, Long)
D'Addario EXL1605 XL 5-String Nickel Wound Bass Strings (Medium, Long)
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D'Addario XL strings are built for resiliency, and produce a bright and punchy tone to make your 5-string bass lines cut through the mix.... Learn more...
Dunlop Flatwound Stainless Steel 5-String Electric Bass Strings (Medium Scale)
Dunlop Flatwound Stainless Steel 5-String Electric Bass Strings (Medium Scale)
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Add some old-school bass tone to your repertoire with these flatwound strings from Dunlop. The stainless steel construction ensures a relatively bright tone.... Learn more...
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