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D'Addario ECB81-5SL Chromes Flat Wound 5-String Bass Soft SL Strings
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      D'Addario ECB81-5SL Chromes Flat Wound 5-String Bass Soft SL Strings (102572187)
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Won't tear up tender fingers; squeak-free.

Gauges: 45-65-80-100-132.

D'Addario ECB81-5SL Chromes 5-String Bass Strings are flat (ribbon) wound and precision polished. Under-windings and core combinations vibrate freely, providing a true, clear sound. Super-long scale.

D'Addario is the world's largest manufacturer of strings for musical instruments. Many top guitarists won't play any other brand. Regardless of your playing style, D'Addario has a set of strings that's right for your bass.

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  • WOW!

    As reviewed by Kristian Jones on 9/2/2009

    I've been playing bass for six years now and for a long time i hated flat wound strings. Then i got a set of chromes. Holycrap dude they are the best sounding strings ive ever heard. They have such a nice tone and depth to them. Even in hard core I play in A# and you would think it would sound dull or muddy but, its just the oposite. Ill probly never buy a another set of strings that are not D'addrio Chromes! The best strings ever!

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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  • D'Adario ECB81-5SL Chromes Flat Wound 5 String Bass Soft SL Strings

    As reviewed by Albert Z. Beaupre' III on 11/4/2008

    Great Strings !!! AS a Blues Bassist, I like A deep strong bottom from my Bass Strings. These strings really deliver. The highs are there too, but they don't have that Piano twang that D'Addario round wounds usually do. I was never a fan of D'Addario strings because of their Piano like sound, but these Flat Wounds changed my mind entirely. I happened to try them by chance because the Rosewood, Warmouth neck I put on my 5 string J-Bass was an extra long scale and my choice of flat wound strings was limited as a result. I'm glad I gave them a try.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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  • Great strings

    As reviewed by Dave S on 6/10/2011

    Nice tone on my Schecter Custom 5. Flat wounds for now on. These strings (SL) are for 35" scale basses. The longs are for 34" scale.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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