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Obligato Fifths Tuning Upright Bass Strings
DescriptionThis set is specifically designed for 5ths (aka "cello") tuning. From bottom to top, the tuning is C-G-D-A. Tuning these strings to standard E-A-D-G pitches will be incredibly difficult to play and probably damage your bass. Standard, and solo-tuning Obligatos are also available - browse on over to those product descriptions if that's what you're after!
Pirastro's popular Obligato strings have a solid synthetic core with a very thin metal wrap. They were designed to emulate gut strings, a
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Discussed in Helicore for 5th tuning in the TalkBass community
Obligato Fifths Tuning Upright Bass StringsI know the low C is also available with a rope-core instead of synthetic, but I'm not sure it's available from @Mark Gollihur. ... more
I don't stock it, but if Pirastro makes it, I should be able to get it. ... more
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