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Strings for Double Bass: Special Order String Sets

Special Order String Sets
D'Addario Helicore Orchestra 1/8 and 1/10 Scale Upright Bass Strings
D'Addario Helicore Orchestra 1/8 and 1/10 Scale Upright Bass Strings
SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - A step-up student string, this set is designed for the player who primarily plays arco (with a bow). Played pizzicato (plucked), they have a warm and dark fundamental tone with a short sustain and quick decay.
Special Order Item   Choices starting at $127.00
D'Addario Prelude 1/8 scale Upright Bass Strings
D'Addario Prelude 1/8 scale Upright Bass Strings
SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - D'Addario's classic Prelude strings, with flexibility and lighter tension - and an affordable price tag - are aimed at students and younger players who value quality strings on a smaller budget. Stranded steel cores provide nice flexibility, and the tone is pretty middle-of-the-road, making them fit fairly well into a variety of genres and styles. Suitable for arco and pizz.
Special Order Item   Choices starting at $79.00
Pirastro Chorda Gut Upright Bass Strings, Chorda Carlos Henriquez Strings
Pirastro Chorda Gut Upright Bass Strings, Chorda Carlos Henriquez Strings
SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - Traditional gut strings with plain gut D and G and silver-plated copper wire-wound A and E strings. Great pizz tone, with a very nice feel! The Carlos Henriquez set is a specially-balanced low-tension set with 50s-60s specs - hard to get!
Special Order Item   Choices starting at $592.00
Pirastro Chromcor Upright Bass Strings
Pirastro Chromcor Upright Bass Strings
SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - A solid steel core wound with chrome steel gives these strings excellent stability and a bright tone.
Special Order Item   Choices starting at $210.00
Pirastro Flat-Chromesteel Upright Bass Strings
Pirastro Flat-Chromesteel Upright Bass Strings
SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - These ropecore strings have a very clear and brilliant sound, making them project more than other strings; a little more precision is required to bow well, but worth the effort, especially for solo material. Also not bad for contemporary pizz!
Special Order Item   Choices starting at $256.00
Pirastro Flexocor Upright Bass Strings
Pirastro Flexocor Upright Bass Strings
SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - A popular arco string with a quick response, and a typical warm orchestral sound with a short sustain. Excellent all-around orchestral string.
Special Order Item   Choices starting at $235.00
Pirastro Original Flexocor Upright Bass Strings
Pirastro Original Flexocor Upright Bass Strings
SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - This rope-core string is reportedly outstanding for arco, as it can withstand a powerful and heavy bowing arm. It has a brilliant sound with a short sustain, with great projection and "big tone volume."
Special Order Item   Choices starting at $305.00
Pirastro Permanent Upright Bass Strings
Pirastro Permanent Upright Bass Strings
SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - These stable, rope-core strings are particularly suited for arco and solo playing.
Special Order Item   Choices starting at $235.00
Super-Sensitive Red Label Upright Bass Strings
Super-Sensitive Red Label Upright Bass Strings
SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - A classic low-cost student string. Has a solid core, and is economical and durable. Available in 3/4, 1/2, and 1/4 size.
Special Order Item   Choices starting at $85.00
Super-Sensitive Sensicore Upright Bass Strings
Super-Sensitive Sensicore Upright Bass Strings
SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - A Perlon core gives these strings a gut-like vibe and feel. Excellent for pizzicato styles were an "old-timey" sound is preferred; great for old jazz and bluegrass.
Special Order Item   Choices starting at $144.00
Thomastik Precision (aka Pr├Ązision) Upright Bass Strings
Thomastik Precision (aka Pr├Ązision) Upright Bass Strings
SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - An all-around, low-cost, long-life string. Solid core string with steel wrapping makes for a hard/tense feel, and a fairly bright tone.
Special Order Item   Choices starting at $179.00