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MF MD HG01 Acoustic Guitar Month 07-17-18

Double Bass Strings

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  1. Best Seller
    Thomastik Belcanto 3/4 Size Double Bass Strings
    Starting at $54.00
  2. Thomastik Superflexible 4/4 Size Double Bass Strings
    Starting at $41.25
  3. Pirastro Flexocor Series Double Bass E String
    Starting at $53.16
  4. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass Solo String Set
    $242.24
  5. Pirastro Flexocor Series Double Bass String Set
    Starting at $239.78
  6. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass B String
    $112.24
  7. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass D String
    $59.44
  8. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass Solo C String
    Starting at $53.10
  9. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass String Set
    $245.48
  10. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass A String
    $61.70
  11. Pirastro Oliv Series Double Bass String Set
    $607.01
  12. Pirastro Flexocor Series Double Bass G String
    $51.82
  13. Pirastro Flexocor Series Double Bass A String
    Starting at $51.82
  14. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass Solo B String
    $61.70
  15. Pirastro Flexocor Series Double Bass D String
    Starting at $48.79
  16. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass E String
    $73.33
  17. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass G String
    $51.76
  18. Pirastro Flexocor Series Double Bass B String
    Starting at $62.05
  19. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass Solo F# String
    $73.33
  20. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass Solo A String
    $51.76
  21. Pirastro Flexocor Series Double Bass F# String
    $74.74
  22. Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass Solo E String
    $59.44
  23. 15% off with code
    Kolstein VariCor Excel Orchestral Bass Strings
    Starting at $32.00
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With the word "rope" right there in the name, it's all too easy to think that rope core steel double bass strings actually have ropes inside them. But the truth is that's just a way to describe the type of steel core, which is woven from small strands - like a rope. Making them this way gives the strings better flexibility and more rounded playing characteristics compared to solid steel cores. And since they're still made of steel, you're also getting unmatched durability that handles any playing style and experience level with ease. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, these rope core steel strings can be a great addition to your double bass.

There's a wide selection of strings here to choose from, so finding the best ones for your needs may take a little bit of browsing - and it will depend on your personal preferences. If you're a fan of Thomastik strings, for instance, then the Thomastik Belcanto 3/4 Size Double Bass Strings or the Thomastik Superflexible 4/4 Size Double Bass Strings could be the way to go. Or, for those who like an even more classical feel, maybe something from Pirastro? The Flexocor Series is full of fantastic strings affordable on beginner budgets, while the Permanent series takes aim at advanced players. Both types are available individually for per-string customization and spot replacements, or in complete sets like the Pirastro Permanent Series Double Bass String Set.

However you like your performance, there ought to be a few rope core steel double bass strings in this section that can back you up and help you get the results you're after. With their balance of reliability, playability and tone, rope core steel strings can be a good fit for your main strings - and their long shelf life means they make excellent spares as well. However you plan to move forward with your bass career or hobby, high-end strings like these are some of the foundations that will help you make it happen.
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