D'Addario EXL1705 XL 5-String Nickel Wound Bass Strings (Regular Light, Long)

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.

D'Addario EXL1705 XL Nickel 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 exclusive computer-controlled machines, ensuring each string has excellent into nation, clear fundamentals, and unparalleled consistency. The nickel-plated steel wrap wire is known for it's distinctive bright tone and excellent intonation and delivers a universally appealing tone for all playing styles.

XLB045: G 0.045 in./1.14 mm gauge, 42.8 lbs./19.41 kg tension

XLB065: D 0.065 in./1.65 mm gauge, 51.3 lbs./23.27 kg tension

XLB080: A 0.080 in./2.03 mm gauge, 32.9 lbs./14.92 kg tension

XLB100: E 0.100 in./2.54 mm gauge, 36.5 lbs./16.55 kg tension

XLB130: B 0.130 in./3.30 mm gauge, 34.5 lbs./15.65 kg tension
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 0.38 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 6 x 1 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EXL170-5

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-323-2746

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (3 ratings)
Submitted March 1, 2020 by Rudy Ramos (The Funky Bassist) in Valrico, FL

"The Best Strings for Gigging Jazz,Funk,Rock,Latin you name it!"

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I gig often and sub for many bands of different styles. These strings are all I use and they sound great! They are clear, punchy, Funky. Great for slap as well as toning the highs back for Salsa.I use an Ibanez Premium SR1305E 5 String Bass.The only thing is that if you gig often, the strings get dull after two months, if you gig less, then it will last three months or more. The tone is beautiful. Another thing I love about them is that the balls are color coded which makes it easy to distinguish between strings and order.

Musical Background:

I am a professional musician. I have been playing guitar for 52 years and Bass for 48 years.

Musical Style:

My music styles are Gospel, Christian Music (all styles) also Jazz, Funk, Fusion. Rythm and Blues.Rock, Salsa, most latin music
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