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Strings for Double BassStrings for 3/4 and 4/4 size Basses

Thomastik Dominant Upright Bass Strings

         Manufactured by: Thomastik

Continental US - larger items may carry a partial shipping charge to AK, HI and PR
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Thomastik SpirocoreDominants are a long-time favorite of a lot of players due to their gut string-like character with more stable intonation, and less susceptibility to changes due to temperature and humidity.

They have a highly flexible, multi-strand Perlon (like nylon) center core, with a very smooth steel flat-wound outer winding. They are comfortable under the hands, and very smooth for excellent bowability.

For pizz, they are pretty responsive for a stranded perlon core, with a nice "thump" and a lower level of sustain.

They are quite desirable for bowing, with a warm, full-bodied timbre. They work well for traditional music, as they are good for emulating a bit more of an "old school" vibe of gut strings, with their traditionally shorter sustain characteristic.

The standard orchestral gauge strings have a medium tension, and Dominant strings are also available in a Solo gauge, for solo repertoire (or down-tuning to standard pitch to approximate a "light" gauge.) We sell the strings in full sets as well as in single (individual) strings for your convenience. See the drop down menus above for pricing.

We source our Thomastik-Infeld strings directly from the factory-authorized US Distributor, and they are the real deal. Only legitimately sourced strings are certified for sale by US dealers. Buying your guaranteed authentic Thomastik strings from us means that you can be confident that you'll have the support of the manufacturer AND us here at Gollihur Music.


  • warm response, nice overtones
  • shorter sustain
  • gut string character
  • pretty articulate for a perlon core string
  • a string for those that are anti-metal
String Gauges:
Orchestra
G D A E
.055 .065 .085 .113


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