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55-110

Heavy / Long Scale Set NYXL55110

NYXL55110 is a heavy gauge string set for 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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55-110

NYXL55110 is a heavy gauge string set for 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
NYXLB055 G 0.0550 in 60.630 lbs
NYXLB075 D 0.0750 60.420
NYXLB090 A 0.0900 50.250
NYXLB110 E 0.1100 42.070

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Tuning: Standard
  • Number Of Strings: 4
  • Scale Length: Long
  • Set Type: 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 .055, .075, .90, .110

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.

  

RESOURCES

The science behind balanced tension

Guide to C-A-G-E-D

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