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Black (Tungsten) Tapewound Upright Bass Strings
DescriptionWe've carried the white Eurosonic strings for close to 20 years, and they are a favorite for pizzicato styles where a durable string with a gut-like vibe was needed. The white tapewound are particularly well-suited for aggressive bluegrass, rockabilly and slap-style play. They are a "fat" string, with a thicker diameter than most common steel-wound strings.
This newer black tapewound variant has the same steel core, but with a tungsten blend which has a higher mass, and results in a sligh
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Discussed in LA BELLA BLACKS QUESTION in the TalkBass community
If you want to play with a bow sometimes, then good luck. (slippery outer wrap) Not much people are playing them. They can sound « plasticy ». If you want that kind of string, ... ... more
They are crap to bow, but some pretty good and pretty successful bassists use them. Ron Carter, Buster Williams.... ... more
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