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D'Addario EXL165SL Nickel Wound Bass Guitar Strings, Custom Light, 45-105, Super Long Scale

Product Description
  • Hybrid gauge that combines EXL170 and EXL160 for ideal combination of distinctive bright and powerful low end
  • Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals
  • 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, .085, .105
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh


D'Addario EXL165SL Nickel Wound Bass Guitar Strings are a popular D'Addario hybrid bass set combining the high strings from an EXL170 (.45 and .60) with the low strings from an EXL160 (.85 and .105). This set is optimal for players looking for the ideal combination of a comfortable playing tension with distinctive brightness and booming, tight lows. Fits super long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 38 inches. D'Addario XL Nickel Wound Electric Bass strings are world-renowned as "The Player's Choice" amongst bass players of all genres and styles. All XL strings are precision wound on our exclusive digitally-controlled machines, ensuring each string has excellent intonation, clear fundamentals, and unparalleled consistency. Each string is wound with a nickelplated steel wrap wire known for distinctive bright tone with excellent magnetic output delivering a universally appealing and versatile tone for all playing styles.
  • Hybrid gauge that combines EXL170 and EXL160 for ideal combination of distinctive bright and powerful low end
  • Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals
  • 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, .085, .105
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
Diameter Tension
Item # Note Inches mm lbs kg
XB045SL G 0.0450 1.1400 47.670 21.620
XB065SL D 0.0650 1.6500 54.210 24.590
XB085SL A 0.0850 2.1600 50.830 23.050
XB105SL E 0.1050 2.6700 42.690 19.370
$17.49