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D'Addario EXL170-6 Nickel Wound Electric Bass 6 String Long Scale 32-130

D'Addario EXL170-6 Nickel Wound Electric Bass 6 String Long Scale 32-130

D'Addario EXL170-6 Nickel Wound Electric Bass 6-String: Expand Your Range

Dive into the full potential of bass playing with the D'Addario EXL170-6 Nickel Wound Electric Bass 6-String Set, the six-string version of D'Addario's best-selling EXL170 series. By incorporating both a .130 low B and a wound .32 high C, this set offers an expanded range, allowing for a wide spectrum of tones from deep, resonant lows to crisp, bright highs. This versatile set is designed to fit long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches, making it the ideal choice for players seeking to embrace a broader array of musical styles.

"The Player's Choice" for Quality and Tone

D'Addario's XL Nickel Wound Electric Bass strings are revered globally as "The Player's Choice" among bassists across all genres. Precision wound on D'Addario's exclusive digitally-controlled machines, each string delivers excellent intonation, clear fundamentals, and consistent quality. The nickelplated steel wrap wire enhances the strings' bright tone and robust magnetic output, creating a sound that is both universally appealing and versatile enough to adapt to any playing style.

Designed for Versatility and Performance

The EXL170-6 strings are round wound with nickelplated steel, crafted to produce a distinctive bright tone characterized by clear fundamentals. This set enhances your musical expression by providing a balanced tension that is comfortable for both strumming and intricate fretwork. Whether you are performing jazz, rock, funk, or any other genre, these strings offer the responsiveness and dynamic range that modern bassists demand.

Made in the USA: Commitment to Excellence

Manufactured in the USA, the EXL170-6 strings reflect D'Addario's dedication to providing the highest quality and performance. This commitment ensures that each set meets stringent quality standards and can withstand the demands of intensive playing sessions without sacrificing tone or feel.


  • String Type: Round wound
  • Material: Nickelplated steel
  • String Gauges: .032, .045, .065, .080, .100, .130
  • Scale Length: Fits long scale basses up to 36 1/4 inches
  • Made in: USA
  • Packaging: Environmentally friendly, corrosion-resistant packaging to ensure freshness