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45-130

Regular Light 5-String / Long Scale Set NYXL45130

NYXL45130 is a regular light gauge string set for 5 String, long scale basses. The high carbon steel used in NYXL strings offers higher break strength, enhanced tuning stability, and accentuated mid-range
 
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45-130

NYXL45130 is a regular light gauge string set for 5 String, long scale basses. The high carbon steel used in NYXL strings offers higher break strength, enhanced tuning stability, and accentuated mid-range

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
- G 0.045 in 40.28 lbs
- D 0.065 47.06
- A 0.080 37.94
- E 0.100 33.64
- B 0.130 32.20

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Number Of Strings: 5
  • Scale Length: Long
  • Set Quantity: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Nickel-Plated Steel

  • Re-engineered core-to-wrap ratios for a more versatile string
  • Reformulated nickel plated steel wrap wire for a familiar feel and accentuated harmonics
  • NY Steel cores for improved tuning stability and increased durability
  • These strings are designed for long scale basses (34”+) and have a taper at 36 – 7/8”
  • String Gauges: NYXL Nickel Wound .045, .065, .080, .100, .130

Why does the ball end side of the low B string for my bass have a taper?

Many 5-string bass players prefer a tapered end for the low B string. This allows the heavier gauge low B string to be positioned on the bridge more evenly with the other 4 strings. The taper can also improve the clarity of the fundamental tone, which improves intonation.


 

How can I extend the life of my strings?

There are many factors that can affect the lifespan of your strings. Here are some tips to help extend the life of your strings:

1. Wipe down your strings after each use.

2. Try D’Addario XT strings, which utilize a proprietary treatment to extend lifespan, while preserving the tone and feel of your favorite uncoated strings. 

3. Try these maintenance and care products to prolong string life and performance. 

 

How do I restring my guitar?

Check out the videos to learn the restringing process for electric, acoustic, classical, bass, and other instruments. You will also find videos on restringing, tuning, humidification, and general maintenance.

  

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