D'Addario EXP165 Coated Nickel Wound Bass Light Top/Medium Bottom 45-105 Long Scale

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EXP165 delivers all the tone and performance of our popular EXL165 hybrid bass set, offering the ideal combination of bright, booming tone and light, comfortable feel with 4 times more string life. Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches.

D'Addario EXPs are the most natural-sounding, longest-lasting coated strings available. EXP Coated Technology starts with the highest quality wrap wire materials, precision drawn and micro coated on our advanced proprietary machinery. Strings are then wound normally, delivering tone and feel identical to D'Addario's world renowned XL line of bass strings, with a minimum of 4 times more life. You won't believe they are coated!

  • Coated version of D'Addario's popular XL165 hybrid-gauge electric bass set
  • EXP Coated nickelplated steel for distinctive bright tone and 4 times more life
  • Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • String Gauges: Wound .045, .065, .085, .105
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh

Tension Chart

Diameter Tension
Item # Note Inches mm lbs kg
EXPXLB045 G 0.0450 1.1400 42.800 19.410
EXPXLB065 D 0.0650 1.6500 51.300 23.270
EXPXLB085 A 0.0850 2.1600 48.400 21.950
EXPXLB105 E 0.1050 2.6700 40.300 18.280