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DAddario XL Chromes Flat Wound Electric Bass Guitar Strings

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ECB81, DAddario's best-selling Flatwound bass strings, are known for their warm, mellow tone and smooth polished feel. Chromes deliver a deep, rich low bottom end which makes them the flat wound choice of Jazz, R&B and Pop musicians. Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches.

ECB82, D'Addario's heaviest Flatwound bass strings, are known for their warm, mellow tone and smooth polished feel. Chromes deliver a deep, rich low bottom end which makes them the flat wound choice of Jazz, R&B and Pop musicians. Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches.

Flatwound Chromes are available in three gauges.

    Regular Light Gauge Medium Scale
    • Individual Gauges; .045, .065, .080, .100
    Regular Light Gauge Long Scale
    • Individual Gauges; .045, .065, .080, .100
    Medium Gauge Long Scale
    • Individual Gauges; .050, .070, .085, .105
Measuring Bass Scale Length
You cannot always tell the strings you need just by the scale length of your bass. Some basses are strung through the body, and the distances from the bridge to where the ballend locks in or the distance from the nut to the pegs are not standard on all guitars. The best way to figure out the correct strings for sure is to:
    1) Assuming your bass has strings on it, mark the lowest pitched string (while on your bass) at the nut with a marker.
    2) Remove the string.
    3) Measure the distance from the inner edge of the ball end to the mark you just made.
    4 ) Record this length, and refer to the following chart:

    Length String Scale Required
    Up to 32 inches DAddario Short
    32 to 34 inches DAddario Medium
    34 to 36 inches DAddario Long

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I haven't put these recommended flats on my new Ibanez AEB5E Acoustic Electric Bass Guitar yet, but they look and feel as good as any flats I have ever used. I'm looking forward to the great combination.
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