Description EXL170-5 is the 5-string version of the best-selling D’Addario bass set. With the addition of the .130 low B string, EXL170 offers the ideal combination of distinctive brightness and booming, tight lows. The most versatile and universally appealing set for all playing styles. These strings are designed for long scale basses (34”+) and have a taper at 36 – 7/8”. - 5-string version of D'Addario's best selling bass guitar set - Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals - These strings are designed for long scale basses (34”+) and have a taper at 36 – 7/8” - 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 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.