**PLEASE NOTE** These strings measure 37" / 94cm 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: Long Scale (Standard) Gauge Range: 50 - 105 Gauges: 50 , 70 , 85 , 105 Wrap Material: Stainless Steel Construction: Round Wound Hex Core / Round Core: Hex Core Standard / Double Ball End: Standard Ball End Coated / Non-Coated: Non-Coated Ernie Ball Stainless Steel Regular Slinky Bass 50-105 Made from stainless steel wire wrapped around tin plated hex shaped steel core wire. These strings provide brighter sound and extra string life. The list of endorsers for Ernie Ball Slinky bass strings reads like a who's who of modern rock bass.