D’Addario EXL170 Nickel Wound Bass Guitar Strings, D’Addario’s best selling bass set and the standard for most electric basses, offer the ideal combination of bright, booming tone and comfortable feel. The most versatile and universally appealing set for all playing styles. Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36.25 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 Nickel-plated steel wrap wire known for distinctive bright tone with excellent magnetic output delivering a universally appealing and versatile tone for all playing styles.