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D'Addario EXL165 XL Nickel Round Wound Soft/Regular Bass Strings  

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D'Addario EXL165 XL Nickel Round Wound Bright Electric Bass Strings strings are wound with nickel-plated steel, known for its distinctive bright tone, excellent intonatio... Read More

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Gauges 45-65-85-105.

D'Addario EXL165 XL Nickel Round Wound Bright Electric Bass Strings strings are wound with nickel-plated steel, known for its distinctive bright tone, excellent intonation and reduced fret wear. EXL165s are among D'Addario's most popular round-wound, nickel-plated bass strings. World-renowned as "The Player's Choice" among bass players of all genres and styles.

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 bass strings that's right for you.

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D'AddarioEXL165 XL Nickel Round Wound Soft/Regular Bass Strings
 
4.3

(based on 4 reviews)

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4.0

acoustic bass

By Katie

from st. louis, mo

Comments about D'Addario EXL165 XL Nickel Round Wound Soft/Regular Bass Strings:

I have never liked the feel or sound of any acoustic bass strings. They sound like a regular guitar. So I decided to give regular strings a shot. Theres no problems so far and they have a total full bass sound.

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(0 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

amazing, the first month...

By esteban

from medellin

Comments about D'Addario EXL165 XL Nickel Round Wound Soft/Regular Bass Strings:

ok this is what happend. the strings when i bought it had the most amazing tone, it is bright when u want to then become bright and "not" bright when u want its just equalize ur bass and the amp. now the problem. i play with a multieffects zoom B1 and i "made" or equalize a effect to sound how i want and in the first month it sound really cool but then it started to distortion the sound and when i change the effect is the same distortion that become really annoying when you are playing "light or soft" music, im sure its not tha amp or the bass because my bass is a new fender and that happen too when u r playing direct "bass-amp" and my amp is a new laney so if u want thiis strings buy the "doble pack" because after 1 or 2 months u are gonna want to change al the string set for a new one.

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(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

First Set of String I bought.

By Daniel

from Sequim, Washington

Comments about D'Addario EXL165 XL Nickel Round Wound Soft/Regular Bass Strings:

These strings are the first ones I have bought. I do a lot of different tunings on my Thunderbird, and these stay in tune and in shape for atleast a year if not more. All I have to say is I love these strings and I may need to get more.

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(27 of 27 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I have tried them all! I keep commin' back!!!!

By Joe

from prior lake,minnesota

Comments about D'Addario EXL165 XL Nickel Round Wound Soft/Regular Bass Strings:

I've been playing bass for 25+ years, I have bought cheaper and more expensive strings. Yet can only be satisfied by D'Addario. The intonation is second to none and they stay in tune the best.If you do alot of walking up/down the neck, stick with .045-.105 It keeps the string size in even intervals. You will know the difference. For slappin' you will love the crispness of these strings. In my studio, if a bass man comes in with a dull sound, I have them put these on and they are always hooked. Do yourself a favor, don't waist time on any other set of strings...

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