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what the heck's a soft top/regular bottom XL?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by throbbinnut, Aug 31, 2000.


  1. GAUGES .045-.105
    SOFT TOP/REGULAR BOTTOM
    BASS XL NICKEL ROUND WOUND

    This is listed for D'addario XL165 bass strings. What's the deal with the soft top, regular bottom? What does that mean?

    Thanks,
    Chris
     
  2. Tony746

    Tony746

    Jul 8, 2000
    OK, strictly by the books, here goes. A Regular gauge XL set goes .050 , .070. ,.085 and .105 (the EXL160 set)
    The aforementioned set with softer top strings -.045
    replacing the .050, and the .065 replacing the.070.
    is your EXL165 set.