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Light 6-String / Super Long Scale Set EPS170-6SL

EPS170-6SL is a light gauge string set for 6-String, super long scale electric bass. XL ProSteel electric bass strings utilize a stainless steel wrap wire, enhancing the strings' interaction with magnetic pickups, producing a distinctively bright and present tone.
 
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EPS170-6SL is a light gauge string set for 6-String, super long scale electric bass. XL ProSteel electric bass strings utilize a stainless steel wrap wire, enhancing the strings' interaction with magnetic pickups, producing a distinctively bright and present tone.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
PSB032SL C 0.032 in 41.15 lbs
PSB045SL G 0.045 46.55
PSB065SL D 0.065 52.82
PSB080SL A 0.080 43.73
PSB100SL E 0.100 37.87
PSB130SL B 0.130 35.20

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Scale Length: Super Long
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Stainless Steel

  • 6-String, Super Long version of D'Addario's most popular ProSteels bass guitar set
  • D'Addario's brightest and most magnetic bass strings offering harmonically rich, deep and penetrating tone
  • These strings are designed for long scale basses (34”+) and have a taper at 36 – 7/8”
  • All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered, and manufactured in the USA
  • String Gauges: Wound .032, .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.


Curious what strings are best for you? Find your perfect set with String Finder

 

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 X-Series strings! Our two X Series options each use a distinct method to extend lifespan, while preserving the tone and feel of uncoated strings.

XT combines high carbon steel cores with an advanced corrosion resistance treatment added over the string to enhance string longevity. XS makes use of a special film and innovative application process, allowing the string to last longer than any string we've produced before.

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

 

How do I restring my guitar?

Check out these resources to learn the restringing process for your guitar.

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