Genuine Fender 9050 series flatwound bass strings. The smooth stainless steel cover wrap offers long string life and the classic electric bass sound. Special Light gauge, long scale. String gauges are .040/.060/.080/.100. The first electric basses were made by Fender, and those basses used flat wound strings. Made to sound more like upright bass, they are now used by a wide variety of players to achieve a rich, mellow tone. Every sound from Jazz to Country to Reggae can be found – expand your tonal palette with 9050 flats today!