TWB050 is a .050 gauge Nylon Tape Wound bass guitar string. Perfect as a replacement string or for creating custom sets. Part of the D'Addario Nylon Tape Wound string series. Designed to produce a deep, warm tone with smooth feel, D'Addario Tape wound Bass strings are wound using a flattened black nylon which is polished to an ultra-smooth finish. These long-lasting, well-balanced strings are expertly engineered to provide optimal tension and are gauged to fit properly on standard bass saddles and nuts. Tape wounds may be used on fretted or fretless basses and are designed to deliver a vintage tone ranging from the thump of an upright bass to the focused depth of traditional flat wound strings.