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D'Addario EXL160S XL Medium Nickel Wound Short Scale Electric Bass 4 String Set (50-105)

EXL160S is the short scale version of D'Addario's best-selling heavy bass string set, providing the ideal combination of strong overall fundamentals with distinctive brightness and booming, tight lows


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MSRP: Old Price $43.15 Discounted Price $16.99 Save : $26.16 (61%)
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EXL160S fits short scale basses with a string scale length of up to 32 inches and a good choice for players looking to down tune.

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.

  • D'Addario's top-selling heavy gauge bass set
  • Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals and booming, tight low end
  • Fits short scale basses with a string scale length of up to 32 inches
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • String Gauges: Wound .050, .070, .085, .105
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh

Get yours today; with the security of our many decades of experience and Sam Ash Direct efficient order processing, your satisfaction is guaranteed!

Things You Will Get:

  • 4 String Set

Ernie Ball can't be bad!


Love Ernie Ball's and now I've discovered I'm a 45-100 person.



Perfect for short scale punch


Perfect for punchy bass and sustain on a short scale



Thickens up a short-scale


Bought these to replace stock strings on a Squier SS Jaguar Bass. After adjusting intonation and action, the bass now plays better and the treblyness of the instrument was reduced.




Price point and fast delivery


I've been playing for 50 years both professionally and semi. There are quite a few of us who already know what we want and need. So it boils down to just a couple of things. How much? Have they got it? When can I have it? After you strip away the "teaser" lowest price game with the inflatated shipping price, Sam Ash delivers the best bottom line price. It's in stock and they get it to you quick. As a seasoned player, that's what counts for me!


Tucson, AZ


EXL160S XL Medium Nickel Wound Short Scale Electric Bass 4 String Set (50-105)

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Material Nickel
Series XL Medium Nickel Wound Short Scale
Model EXL160S
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