D'Addario ESXL170-5 Nickel Wound 5-String Bass Guitar Strings, Light, 45-130, Double Ball End, Long Scale
  • Double ball end design, manufactured to Steinberger specifications
  • Round wound with nickelplated steel for distinctive bright tone
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • String Gauges: Wound .045, .065, .080, .100, .130

Why choose D'Addario ESXL170-5 Nickel Wound Bass Strings?

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 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. 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 D'Addario's 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, D'Addario's passion for and commitment to environmentally responsible packaging and raw materials fuels continued innovation in this area. Through passionate hard work, unrelenting innovation D’Addario is the world’s largest string maker.

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