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EXL170-5SL Super Long 5 string set 45-130


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EXL170-5SL Nickel Wound 5-String Bass, Light, Super Long Scale

Tension Chart

        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
XB080SL A 0.0800 2.0300 44.900 20.370
XB100SL E 0.1000 2.5400 38.930 17.660
XB130SL B 0.1300 3.3000 36.030 16.340


EXL170-5SL is the 5-string super long scale version of the best-selling D’Addario bass set. With the addition of the .130 low B string, EXL170-5SL offers the ideal combination of distinctive bright, booming tone and comfortable feel. The most versatile and universally appealing set for all playing styles. 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.

  • 5-string super long version of D'Addario's best selling bass guitar set
  • Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals
  • Fits super long 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