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D'Addario EXL160 Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings - Long Scale 50-105

D'Addario EXL160 Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings - Long Scale 50-105

D'Addario EXL160 Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings: Unleash Your Bass Potential

The D'Addario EXL160 Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings set is a beacon for bass players who demand nothing but the best. Known as the top-selling heavy gauge bass set, the EXL160 provides an ideal blend of robust overall fundamentals with a bright, articulate top-end and deep, tight lows. Perfectly suited for long scale basses up to 36 1/4 inches, these strings are especially favored by players looking to enhance their down tuning experience. Elevate your playing with strings that deliver power and precision.

Renowned Quality and Consistency

D'Addario's XL Nickel Wound Electric Bass strings are celebrated worldwide as "The Player's Choice" among bassists spanning all genres and styles. Crafted with meticulous precision on exclusive, digitally-controlled machines, each string in the EXL160 set offers outstanding intonation, crystal-clear fundamentals, and unmatched consistency. The use of nickel plated steel wrap wire not only enhances their distinctive bright tone but also ensures excellent magnetic output, making these strings a versatile choice for any musical setting.

Designed for Versatile Performances

With their round wound construction using nickel plated steel, the EXL160 strings are engineered to produce a sound that’s both bright and resonant. Whether you are thumping through blues runs or laying down heavy metal grooves, these strings offer a sound that cuts through with clarity, maintaining a booming, tight low end that supports the mix. Ideal for diverse musical genres, these strings allow bassists to express themselves with total freedom and control.

Made in the USA with the Finest Materials

Proudly made in the USA, D'Addario ensures each set of EXL160 strings stands up to the rigors of heavy playing while offering the highest quality and performance. The attention to detail in the manufacturing process translates to a set of strings that not only last longer but also play better, providing you with reliability you can trust session after session.


  • String Type: Round wound
  • Material: Nickel plated steel
  • String Gauges: .050, .070, .085, .105
  • Scale Length: Fits long scale basses up to 36 1/4 inches
  • Made in: USA
  • Packaging: Environmentally friendly, corrosion-resistant packaging to ensure freshness