5 Recommended Bass Guitar Strings:


Guitar Strings / Rating

D’Addario EXL160 Nickel Wound

Total of 4.80/5


D’Addario’s best-selling long-scale heavy gauge (.050-.105) strings.

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DR Strings Hi-Beam

Total of 4.70/5
Popular roundwound stainless steel bass strings with a medium gauge (.045-.105).

Ernie Ball Super Slinky Nickel

Total of 4.00/5
Top-selling nickel bass strings with a medium gauge (.045-.100) and versatile sound.

GHS Bass Boomers

Total of 4.00/5
Power and sustain – one of the most popular bass strings in the world.

RotoSound Swing Bass 66

Total of 4.70/5
Popular bass strings, with a medium gauge (.045-.105) and bright tone.