Deep, round sound with just the right amount of punch and bite.
EFX165, D'Addario FlexSteels are a hybrid gauge bass set combining the high strings from an EFX170 (.45 and .65) with the low strings from an EFX160 (.85 and .105). This set offers a deep, round sound with just the right amount of punch and bite. Fits basses with a string scale length of up to 36-7/8.
A monumental breakthrough in bass string technology, FlexSteels deliver the unique combination of flexible feel optimized for slap and finger-style playing coupled with a coveted deep and round tone. A harmonic-rich steel alloy with precisely formulated core-to-wrap diameters wound to the most precise specifications delivers this singular tone and feel with unsurpassed consistency and extra-long string life.