D'Addario EXL170-8 Light XL Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings (8-String, Long Scale, 45 - 100)

D'Addario EXL170-8 Light XL Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings (8-String, Long Scale, 45 - 100)

D'Addario EXL170-8 Light XL Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings (8-String, Long Scale, 45 - 100)

B&H # DAEXL1708 MFR # EXL170-8
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Expected availability: 7-14 business days

Product Highlights

  • For 8-String Electric Bass Guitars
  • Nickel-Plated Steel Wrap Wire
  • High-Carbon Steel Hex Core
  • Distinctive Bright Tone
  • Clear Fundamentals
  • Increased Magnetic Output
  • Accurate Intonation
  • Long Scale / 36.25" Winding
  • Made in the USA
  • One Set
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This set of EXL170-8 Light XL Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings from D'Addario is the 8-string version of the company's best-selling bass set. With the addition of octave strings, it offers an ideal combination of bright, booming tone and comfortable feel. The EXL170-8 set fits long scale basses with a string scale length up to 36.25" and is well suited for all playing styles.

These XL Series strings are manufactured using a high-carbon steel hex core with a nickel-plated steel wrap wire, which is precision wound using the company's proprietary digitally controlled machines. With increased magnetic output, they produce clear fundamentals, accurate intonation, and enhanced tonal consistency.

8-string version of D'Addario's best-selling bass guitar set
Roundwound strings with nickel-plated steel wrap wire over a steel hex core for accurate intonation, clear fundamentals, and consistency in quality and tone
Distinctive bright tone with increased magnetic output
Fits long scale basses with a string scale length up to 36.25"
Environmentally friendly, corrosion-resistant packaging keeps strings fresh
Made in the USA
UPC: 019954925499
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Instrument Type Bass Guitar
Number of Strings 8
Gauge Range 45 - 100
Individual String Gauge .045w/.018w
.065w/.028w
.080w/.040w
.100w/.050w
Wind Material Nickel-Plated Steel
Wind Round
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