ETB92-5 Nylon Tapewound 5 String 50-135
ETB92-5 is a medium gauge tapewound string set for 5-string long scale electric bass. XL Tapewound bass strings are known for their distinctively warm and percussive tone. These string sets are gauged to fit on standard bass saddles and nuts, and may be used on fretted or fretless instruments.
- 5-string version of D'Addario's popular ETB92 bass guitar set
- Flattened black nylon wound for a warm, deep tone
- Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches
- All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered, and manufactured in the USA
- String Gauges: Wound .050, .065, .085, .105, .135
- Tapered low B string
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.