**PLEASE NOTE** These strings measure 32.25" / 82cm from the ball end to the start of the taper. These strings have no silk winding at either end of the string. Instrument: 4- String Bass Scale Length: Short Scale Gauge Range: 40 - 100 Gauges: 40 , 60 , 80 , 100 Wrap Material: Nickel Plated Construction: Round Wound Hex Core / Round Core: Hex Core Standard / Double Ball End: Standard Ball End Coated / Non-Coated: Non-Coated ERNIE BALL SUPER SLINKY 40-100 SHORT SCALE NICKEL WOUND BASS STRINGS 2854 - Short Scale (30.5”) Super Slinky - 40, 60, 80, 100 Slinky Bass strings are precision manufactured by machine in Coachella, CA to the highest standards and most exacting specifications to ensure consistency, optimum performance, and long life. The sets are then sealed in an airtight, water-tight foil package which is quality tested every hour at the factory. Slinky Bass strings are made with a smooth nickel-plated steel wire wrapped around a steel hex core. They have a bright, balanced and full-bodied tone and deliver an easy-under-the-finger feel which won’t wear out frets. USA made Ernie Ball strings boast outstanding quality and value with a solid fan base and established reputation.