EPBB170 Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Bass, Long Scale, 45-100

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D'Addario's most popular acoustic bass set, EPBB170 provides a rich, deep and projecting tone.

Phosphor Bronze was introduced to string making by D'Addario in 1974 and has become synonymous with warm, bright, and well balanced acoustic tone. D'Addario Phosphor Bronze strings are precision wound with corrosion resistant phosphor bronze onto a carefully drawn, hexagonally shaped, high carbon steel core. The result is long lasting, bright sounding tone with excellent intonation.

  • Designed specifically for use on all 4-String acoustic basses
  • Preferred for its warm, bright, and well balanced acoustic tone
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • String Gauges: Phosphor Bronze Wound .045 .065, .080, .100

Tension Chart

    Diameter         Tension    
Item # Note Inches mm lbs kg
PBB045 G 0.0450 1.1400 47.500 21.540
PBB065 D 0.0650 1.6500 55.700 25.260
PBB080 A 0.0800 2.0300 47.400 21.500
PBB100 E 0.1000 2.5400 40.200 18.230