Daddario EXL165-6 -- Nickel Wound 6 String Custom Light (32 - 45 - 65 - 85 - 105 - 135) Long Scale



6-String (32 - 45 - 65 - 85 - 105 - 135)

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EXL165-6 is the 6-string version of the most popular D’Addario hybrid bass set which combines the high strings from an EXL170 (.45 and .60) with the low strings from an EXL160 (.85 and .105). With the addition of the .135 Low B string, and .032 C, this set is optimal for players looking for the ideal combination of comfortable playing tension with booming, tight low end. Fits basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 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.

  • 6-string version of our popular hybrid EXL165 which combines EXL170 and EXL160 for ideal combination of distinctive bright and powerful low end
  • Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals
  • Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • String Gauges: Wound .032, .045, .065, .085, .105, .135
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh

Question: Where Can I Buy a Daddario EXL165-6 -- Nickel Wound 6 String Custom Light (32 - 45 - 65 - 85 - 105 - 135) Long Scale?

Answer: You can buy this from Best Bass Gear by Calling 877-839-3531 or Emailing us at or chatting with our Bass Techs


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exactly the strings that i reached for...
By Pierre-Antoine Janet
i saw on BestBassGear the exact set of strings:D'Addario Nickel Wound EXL165-6 that i reached for...and i can tell you than that set is pretty hard to find even in the musical instrument stores,so it was so easy to order my set and at a very good price,thanks again BestBassGear!