D'Addario EXP170-5SL Coated Nickel Wound 5-String Bass Light 45-130 Super Long Scale

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EXP170-5SL's deliver all the tone and performance of our best-selling EXL170-5SL 5-string bass set, offering the ideal combination of bright, booming tone and comfortable feel with 4 times more string life. Fits super long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 38 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 best selling 5-string super long electric bass set
  • EXP Coated nickelplated steel for distinctive bright tone and 4 times more life
  • Fits super long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 38 inches
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • String Gauges: Wound .045, .065, .080, .100, .130
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh

Tension Chart

Diameter Tension
Item # Note Inches mm lbs kg
EXPXB045SL G 0.0450 1.1400 48.500 22.000
EXPXB065SL D 0.0650 1.6500 55.700 25.260
EXPXB080SL A 0.0800 2.0300 46.500 21.090
EXPXB100SL E 0.1000 2.5400 40.500 18.370
EXPXB130SL B 0.1300 3.3000 39.000 17.690