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      Elixir Nanoweb Medium Electric Bass Strings (103564795)
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Combat finger grunge!

Elixir Strings are covered with an ultra-thin, space age polymer tube that contacts the string on the tops of the windings only. This leaves the all-important winding-to-winding-to-core space free from the fear of the enemies of tone!

Nanoweb coating permits strings with the feel, bright tone, and punch of traditional strings. Elixirs are the first major innovation in strings in over 40 years, and deliver what they promise: great tone and long life no matter what you put them on or how often you play. Most players report that Elixir Strings keep sounding great 3 to 5 times longer than ordinary strings.

Gauges: 45-65-85-105.

Elixir Nanoweb Medium Electric Bass Strings Features:

  • 45-65-85-105




Elixir Nanoweb Medium Electric Bass Strings

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  • Great strings!!

    As reviewed by Ron on 4/14/2010

    Elixir medium gauge strings came on my Ibanez 5 string, and a year and half later they are still going strong! They are getting a bit dirty and have very slight fraying by the fingering area near the pickups, but they are still bright, punchy, and have great ring. I'm totally amazed that they would last this long, and right now there are no plans to change them! Only complaint earlier was that they only came in the heavier medium gauge, which is fine for my 5 string, but too heavy for my fours and fretless. Now looks like they have a lighter gauge available. I don't pluck super heavy on my strings, so have not had the wear that others have reported. Nothing but good to say about these strings!!

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  • What to expect

    As reviewed by Ken Lloyd on 2/1/2010

    This is my first set of Elixir bass strings. Years ago, I worked for GC, selling these and never needing to buy them. Now I'm playing them on a Ken Smith bass. They're not too bright, not at all dull, and are exactly what I expected. I've never spent this much on strings, but so far it's worth it. Wish they made an ovalwound or groundwound set. If you're new to coated strings and can't imagine WHY, just trust a 20 year bass veteran with boutique gear. There's a reason these cost more, and they'll probably last me about 7 years playing twice a week. If you play (string)pop/funk or make them hit the fretboard hard a lot, that'll make them wear out faster, if you play light finger style and wipe them down afterwords, they might even last longer. Good scale length for my two plus octave bass as well. Unlike most strings, these aren't suitable for boiling, in my opinion.

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  • After trying almost every brand of bass strings, I have come to like these the best.

    As reviewed by Ron on 8/3/2011

    I really prefer round wound bass strings for their crisp, ringing, punchy tone. A Brand new set sounds amazing. The main issue though is that they start to dull after several weeks and lose that ring and much of their harmonics. In a prefect world, my favorite strings ( for pure tone ) are probably Rotosound Swing Bass strings, but like all other uncoated strings, they change their tone after a month or two and go dull. The Elixir coated strings have proved to be far more durable with long lasting tone, and with the cost of bass strings, that's definitely a factor. I've also tried several other brands of coated strings (Ernie Ball, Cleartone, etc) and I really think Elixir is the best of the bunch. The other coated strings lasted only marginally longer than non-coated strings, while the Elixirs have just lasted and lasted. I like the medium gauge also, as it is great for rock, blues, etc. Aside from flatwounds on my fretless, The Elixir Nanoweb strings are my main choice for all of my basses.

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