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D'Addario ProSteels EPS170-6 Regular Light 6-String Bass Strings
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D'Addario's brightest and most magnetic bass strings.

Get the most out of your bass! ProSteels are made from a specialized stainless steel alloy that delivers harmonically rich, brilliant high-end and deep, focused bottom. These strings excel at delivering the ringing piano-like tone that many bass players crave. Each wrap is precisely wound onto a hex core using D'Addario's exclusive computer-controlled machines, which monitor and control wrap speed and tension with extreme precision. The result is a set of strings with precise intonation and unparalleled consistency gig after gig.

D'Addario ProSteels EPS170-6 Regular Light 6-String Bass Strings Features:

  • C: .030" diameter; 40.6 lbs. tension
    G: .050" diameter; 49.0 lbs. tension
    D: .070" diameter; 56.1 lbs. tension
    A: .085" diameter; 44.9 lbs. tension
    E: .105" diameter; 37.3 lbs. tension
    B: .130" diameter; 31.7 lbs. tension

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  • Chime for days... weeks... months, even

    As reviewed by Ian Perge on 1/3/2007

    I'd been looking for my "dream" set of strings for years, and never quite coming across them until I had tried D'addario's ProSteel line. I was looking for a piano-like "chime" without sacrificing the low-end of my basses, and these were exactly what I'd been looking for. Not nearly as rough on your fingers as other stainless steel strings yet just enough to help toughen up your calluses, these are the perfect balance between super-slick coated strings and some of the earlier steel strings made that are still on the market. If you're looking for strings that'll help you cut through the mix whether live or in the studio, help with finding the perfect slapping or tapping sound especially on the uper-strings of a six-string bass and yet still sounds like a *bass*, look no further. That they last longer than all the steel strings I've tried in my playing career is a extra bonus - it's always nice to put off changing strings. Just wipe them down, and you'll be set for months. Nothing else gets placed on my fretted basses than D'addario ProSteels.

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  • D'Addario ProSteels Bass Strings

    As reviewed by David Soto III on 11/4/2009

    These strings are awesome! I ordered 2 light gauge sets for my Ken Smith Bass and they really brought it to life!! Super clean, crisp and bright. If you are a slap funk player, these strings are for you! These are my ultimate favorite strings!

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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