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D'Addario ECB81-5SL Chromes Flat Wound 5-String Bass Soft SL Strings

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1274034478038
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D'Addario ECB81-5SL strings are flat (ribbon) wound. Precision polished. Under-windings and core combinations vibrate freely, providing a true, clear sound. Super-long scale. Gauges 45-65-80-100-132

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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$4230.00
 
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D'Addario ECB81-5SL strings are flat (ribbon) wound. Precision polished. Under-windings and core combinations vibrate freely, providing a true, clear sound. Super-long scale. Gauges 45-65-80-100-132

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D'AddarioECB81-5SL Chromes Flat Wound 5-String Bass Soft SL Strings
 
4.8

(based on 5 reviews)

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

WOW!

By Kristian Jones

from Montgomery, Alabama

Comments about D'Addario ECB81-5SL Chromes Flat Wound 5-String Bass Soft SL Strings:

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!

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

D'Adario ECB81-5SL Chromes Flat Wound 5 String Bass Soft SL Strings

By Albert Z. Beaupre' III

from Houston, TEXAS

Comments about D'Addario ECB81-5SL Chromes Flat Wound 5-String Bass Soft SL Strings:

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.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Strings for a 50 year old beginner!

By Brian Winkler

from Scottsdale, AZ

Comments about D'Addario ECB81-5SL Chromes Flat Wound 5-String Bass Soft SL Strings:

My wife and I have met new friends at AZ Music Project who is coaching us for professional performing. Patrick & Bonnie run a top notch business for singers & musicians of all levels. After 40 years of playing the drums I recently purchased an new 5 string Ibanez bass and the original strings were nice sounding but very rough textured. Bonnie at AZ Music Project is also a bass player and I told her about my new purchase and she recommended the D'Addario Chromes Bass Strings stating they make a big difference. I ordered them online through Guitar Center and I must say these strings are awesome and sound great! Thanks Bonnie!

 
5.0

Chrome flat wound strings

By MICHAEL

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about D'Addario ECB81-5SL Chromes Flat Wound 5-String Bass Soft SL Strings:

I use these strings on my Fender P bass 5 string. The E string had a rough spot and I had to smooth it out with sand paper.

 
4.0

Soft and mellow, the ONLY strings for me!

By ELLEN

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about D'Addario ECB81-5SL Chromes Flat Wound 5-String Bass Soft SL Strings:

What I have is a 5-string American made Fender Bass, used mostly in a Church Band. Once I used my first set, they became the only strings that I will use! They produce a nice, mellow sound, especially at low volumes, and the flat windings are much better for covering a lot of real estate in multiple keys that I sometimes have to do. The B-string is a bit long, and I had to carefully drill out the wood to 3/16", which is the ONLY reason that I did not give them a 5-star rating! Heavy Metal rockers might not like though.

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