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Upright Bass Strings
DescriptionWe carry an extensive selection of strings for upright basses. We also only have genuine strings; we get all of our strings from factory-authorized sources (despite protestations on their websites, I can assure you that I know that some of our competitors, touting their "lower than anyone" prices, do NOT. And many of their prices are higher than ours, anyway!) We also rotate string stock so you don't get "old" strings.
While it's great that we have so many to choose from, which ones will
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Discussed in Good string for slap/pizz, yet loud in the TalkBass community
I'm using an Innovation SilverSlap EA / SBW Deluxe "Dirty Gut" DG mix that has been pretty pleasant for the last couple of years: excellent volume and clarity from all strings. Innovation strings are now made by GHS and while that transition has been challenging for GHS, it sounds like they've got these strings pretty stable ... ... more
Discussed in Innovation Silver Slap vs Piastro Evah Pirazzi Slap in the TalkBass community
You can buy new individual strings from various sellers including Gollihur Music. That's how I got my SilverSlaps E and A. And you can order a bump set (6-strings of graduating gauge and tension) of Superior Bassworks Deluxe Dirty Gut strings direct for $62.97; Amazon also carries them. FWIW, I really like the whole set ... ... more
Discussed in I need some string advice in the TalkBass community
As someone who's very familiar with how metal sounds on a double bass, it sounds to me like you're describing that you want to hear less metal in your strings... Guts??? Can't get more organic than that... Most synthetics sound more organic. Some, but not all synthetics, bow decently. Have to choose carefully. In advance ... ... more
Discussed in Dark or Bright sounding strings ? wich brands ? how make the difference in the TalkBass community
Material does make a difference in brightness, but material is not the only thing that makes that difference. Especially if you need something easier on your hands though, you ... ... more
lol thanks I discover a new sentence / metaphor in English ( I will remember this one) rabbit hole - Dictionary.com ... more
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