Super Long Scale Slinky Bass Sets are round-wound for maximum clarity and serious punch.These are longer to fit 35"+ scale basses. Each bass string is manufactured with the finest and freshest raw mat... Read More
Super Long Scale Slinky Bass Sets are round-wound for maximum clarity and serious punch.These are longer to fit 35"+ scale basses. Each bass string is manufactured with the finest and freshest raw materials in the beautiful Coachella Valley of Southern California. The list of endorsers for Ernie Ball Slinky bass strings reads like a who's who of top selling artists. Gauges 45-65-85-105-130
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Comments about Ernie Ball 5-string Slinky Bass Strings Super Long Scale:
I bought a 35"-scale bass because I wanted maximum snap, especially on the low B string, which is often floppy, giving a muddy tone. The point is to bring the string up to pitch over a stretch that is one inch longer than on a 34"-scale bass. The strings are more taut and have more snap. Heavy gauge strings accomplish the same goal and give more sustain because they provide more mass moving back a forth as the string vibrates. With these genuine 35"-scale, heavy-gauge Ernie Ball round-wounds, I get the full benefit of my 35"-scale bass. These strings run all the way past the nut even when mounted through the body. Another bass player noticed the difference right away. "Your bass has more growl now."
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