Elixir Strings are proudly made in the USA


Developed through field trials and feedback from thousands of bassists worldwide, the Elixir® Strings bass range meets the demand of modern players. Available in a choice of sets to suit every style, our Nickel Plated Steel and Stainless Steel Bass Guitar Strings Bass Strings offer extended tone life and improved NANOWEB® Coating.

Improved performance & playing experience

The entire line of Elixir Strings round wound bass strings features our latest NANOWEB Coating, made exclusively for bass. When the gigging gets tough, bass players can rely on unbeatable durability and response during hard-hitting attacks, while the superior grip* won't let you down in the heat of the action. With playing experience also benefiting from optimized string tension profiles, flexibility and feel, Elixir Strings set the standard for bass.

A comprehensive choice for every player

Elixir Strings offers a range of coated round wound bass strings to suit every musical genre and playing style. Modern bassists have the choice between the rounded tone and smooth feel of Nickel Plated Steel, or the bright attack and enhanced grip* of Stainless Steel. Both metal types are available in 4 and 5-string sets, with a comprehensive choice of gauges.

Customize your bass with single 5th/6th strings

For added flexibility, Elixir Strings offers a selection of coated Nickel Plated Steel and Stainless Steel 5th and 6th single strings, allowing bassists to customize their sets. Simply start with a 4 or 5-string foundation set – then add an individual string in your gauge choice to complete your set.

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What players should know about Elixir  Bass Strings

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Our extended bass line includes

Electric Bass Nickel Plated Steel with NANOWEB Coating

Part No. Gauge G D A E B C
14202 5-String Light, Long Scale .045 .065 .085 .105 .130 -
14207 5-String Light / Medium, Long Scale .045 .065 .085 .105 .135 -

Electric Bass Stainless Steel with NANOWEB Coating

Part No. Gauge G D A E B C
14702 4-String Medium, Long Scale .050 .070 .085 .105 - -
14782 5-String Light / Medium, Long Scale .045 .065 .085 .105 .135 -

Metal choice




Nickel Plated Steel Bass Strings with NANOWEB Coating

  • Rich, rounded tone
  • Smooth, natural feel
  • Greater clarity*
  • Heavier mid-range presence


Stainless Steel Bass Strings with NANOWEB Coating
  • Bright stainless tone with deep lows
  • Enhanced grip*
  • Consistent performance

The advantage of Elixir  Strings

Big, bold and full round wound strings offer an unmatched tone that has become the standard for many bass players. However, performance is compromised when dirt and debris build up between the gaps in the windings, contaminating strings and killing tone.

But Elixir Strings are different. Our patented ultra-thin NANOWEB Coating acts as a physical barrier between the string and its damaging environment, ensuring that you sound better, for longer. Elixir Strings is still the only brand to coat the entire string, protecting not just the outer string surface, but also the gaps between the windings.

Great tone, long life

Great tone that lasts, smooth and natural feel, reduced finger squeak and consistent performance, from gig-to-gig – these are all benefits that discerning bass players have come to expect from Elixir Bass Strings. Thanks to the unique coating technology, Elixir Strings retain their tone longer than any other bass string, uncoated or coated. **

*Compared to original NANOWEB Coating
**Elixir Strings player survey
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