Item #: DAD ECB81 LIST

D'Addario ECB81 XL Chromes Flatwound Electric Bass Guitar Strings


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Product Description

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 Short Scale
    • Individual Gauges; .045, .065, .080, .100
    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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tony sansone Submitted: 4/3/2018
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excellent
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Love these bass strings
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Old Bass Wizzard Submitted: 2/1/2018
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Smooth
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D'Addario chromes are the only strings that go on my basses. They're smooth and have a great tone. They hold up a long time with reasonable care.
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SonnieJ66 Submitted: 11/22/2017
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So good!
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Great strings for my sound n my Epi Viola. Smooth with a little bit of edge. Good price through AMS plus free shipping!
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