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D'Addario Pro Steels 45-135 Stainless Steel 5-String Bass Guitar Strings, Long Scale [EPS165-5]

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Set Details (Bass)
BrandD'Addario
Wrap MaterialNickel Plated Steel
Gauge45, 65, 85, 105, 135
ConstructionRound Wound
Scale LengthLong Scale
Length (Ball to Taper)37" / 94cm
CoreHex Core
AnchorBall End
CoatingUncoated

**PLEASE NOTE** These strings measure 37" / 94cm from the ball end to the start of the taper. These strings have no silk winding at either end of the string.


Here’s what we have to say about these strings; 


Articulate and bright, the D'Addario XL Pro Steels offer amazing clarity to each note. They are some of the brightest sounding bass strings around!
 
This is a great set of strings for players wanting more bite and top-end to their bass tone. Thunderous metal basslines, heavy rock grooves and blistering jazz bass solos all sound clear as a bell on these super bright strings. Bass chords sound amazing also: with the Pro Steels' 'piano-like' tone, playing chords anywhere on the neck is a dream! 
 
These strings slap too…. the strong high-end presence and tight low-end offer a great slap tone. 
 
These aren't ordinary roundwound strings either: they are what D'Addario call 'textured rounds' and offer a more coarse playing surface than ordinary rounds. This is great for players who like the more tactile feel of uncoated roundwound strings. 
 
These will bring out the best of your five-string, also! If you order a 5 string bass set, expect your low B string to be full of life and to sound as crystal clear as the other strings. These strings have made me fall in love with my low B again!
 
I have been using D'Addario's for years and the consistency from pack to pack is remarkable. Expect top performance every time!
 
Go for ProSteels if you're looking for a serious amount of zing in your string!
 
by Ben Hearn, Strings Direct Bass String Ambassador
stringsdirect.co.uk // benhearnbass.co.uk

Here’s what D’Addario say about these strings;

 
EPS165-5 is the 5-string version of the most popular D’Addario hybrid bass set which combines the high strings from an EPS170 (.45 and .65) with the low strings from an EPS160 (.85 and .105). With the addition of the .135 Low B string, this set is optimal for players looking for the ideal combination of biting high end, punchy lows and super long life.
 
XL ProSteels are D'Addario's brightest and most magnetic bass strings. They utilize an exclusive corrosion-resistant steel alloy that deliver a super-bright tone without shrill overtones. They offer a palette of harmonically rich, brilliantly penetrating highs combined with pronounced, tight-and-tough lows to create the coveted "Piano tone" steel players crave. Great for both articulate fingering or aggressive picking, ProSteels give you the extra edge and punch you need to cut through the mix.

D'addario is a New York based manufacturer of instrument strings - mainly guitar and bass. Here at Strings Direct you can find a full range of D'Addario Electric, Acoustic, Bass, Classical & Orchestral strings in full sets and singles at low prices and same day despatch

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Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
April 11, 2021 | adam
D'Addario Pro Steels 45-135 Stainless Steel 5-String Bass Guitar Strings, Long Scale [EPS165-5]

Can't go wrong with d'addario. Consistently well made bass strings that will last a long time.

September 18, 2020 | Ben Paget
D'Addario Pro Steels 45-135 Stainless Steel 5-String Bass Guitar Strings, Long Scale [EPS165-5]

I wasn't sure about sets of 5 strings, but I was recommended these so I bought some and they sounded brilliant for the genre I play on my 5 string

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