D’addario EXL170


Light / Long Scale Set EXL170

EXL170 is D’Addario’s best-selling bass guitar set. XL Nickel Wound electric bass strings, long recognized as the industry standard, are ideal for a wide range of musical styles.

  • All Genres


String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
XLB045 G 0.045 in 42.52 lbs
XLB065 D 0.065 48.35
XLB080 A 0.080 40.05
XLB100 E 0.100 34.72

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Number Of Strings: 4
  • Scale Length: Long
  • Set Type: Sets, Multipacks
  • Wrap Material: Nickel-Plated Steel

  • D’Addario’s best-selling bass guitar set
  • Round wound with nickel plated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals
  • These strings are designed for long scale basses (34”+) and have a taper at 36 – 7/8”
  • All D’Addario strings are designed, engineered, and manufactured in the USA
  • String Gauges: Wound .045, .065, .080, .100

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