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... Click To Read More About This Product
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.
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Comments about D'Addario Flexsteels Long Scale Bass Guitar Strings (45-105):
I have been on the search for a very specific bass string having little to no luck. I knew the tone I wanted in my head but everything I tried came close but didn't quite hit the mark. MY SEARCH IS OVER! These are my new 'go-to' strings. They sound fantastic! I tried them after hearing a few reviews and I must say I am impressed that a company finally put out a new well made bass string. It seems like manufacturers favor guitars over bass and bassists get left with the same old stuff. These break that mold. Overall sound is very punchy and defined. I have them on an active Stingray bass and it cuts through like crazy. I can dial in a lot easier I think too. I play finger style and slap and had a hard time getting the defined tone like pick players. Not any more. The feel like most steel strings is a little 'sticky' feeling at first, but once they are broken in they feel oh so nice. Look no further. These are THE strings you've been waiting for.
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