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The D'Addario XT Nickel Plated Steel long-scale bass strings are perfect for the bassist seeking rich tone and longevity. The D'Addario XT coated strings combine D'Addario's most popular electric bass guitar alloy with an advanced corrosion resistance treatment on every string in the set, preserving the natural tone and feel of uncoated strings. Available in a variety of gauges for four and five stringed, long-scale basses, the Light Top/Medium Bottom Long Scale 45-105 gauge set provides versatile tone and playability. The XT Bass strings are ideal for bassists who demand peak performance and value.

Preserve Tone and Feel With Advanced Coating

D'Addario leveraged an innovative coating process to treat each string in the XT Bass set, enhancing durability and corrosion resistance without sacrificing the natural, uncoated tone and feel that bassists crave. The specialized treatment allows the strings to glide smoothly along the fretboard while preventing premature dulling and tone loss. Bassists can enjoy consistent, dynamic tone for an extended period of time.

Light Top/Medium Bottom Gauge for Versatile Playability

The Light Top/Medium Bottom 45-105 gauge set features lighter strings on the higher-pitched E, A and D strings for comfortable, nimble playing, while the lower-pitched G and B strings provide thicker, meatier tone. This versatile configuration suits a range of musical styles and playing techniques. The long scale length of 34" complements most standard bass guitars, producing clear, balanced tone across all strings.

Premium Materials Deliver Superior Performance

D'Addario leverages high-quality materials and innovative technology to design premium electric bass strings. The XT Bass strings contain nickel-plated steel, D'Addario's most popular bass string alloy, chosen for its ability to produce warm, bright tone with rich overtones and clear fundamentals. String cores and wrapping wires go through D'Addario's strict quality control processes to ensure consistency, strength and tone. The specialized coating treatment enhances the natural properties of these premium materials, allowing bassists to experience their full tonal potential.

A Legacy of Innovation from D'Addario

For over a century, D'Addario has pioneered string design and technology. The XT Bass strings uphold this legacy of innovation, leveraging an advanced coating process to dramatically improve string lifespan without compromising tone. D'Addario's commitment to quality and performance is evident in every set of XT Bass strings, giving bassists the tools they need to reach new heights.

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XT strings feature an advanced corrosion resistance treatment on every string in the set, preserving the natural tone and feel of uncoated strings.

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