5-string (Low B)

  • Thomastik

    Belcanto Upright Bass Strings

    Thomastik has been making these "rope core" (a style of winding, not what they're made of!) strings for a couple of years, and I must say that we're pretty high on them right now - they’re on Bob's Kay, and he's really loving them for both pizz and...

    Our Price $56.50 - $413.99
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  • Innovation by GHS

    Braided Orchestral - (140B) Mid-High Tension Strings

    Innovation Double Bass Strings have a unique, non-metallic core which provide a gut-like tone without the cost or maintenance of gut upright bass strings. They hold their pitch well in climate and temperature changes, and many of their strings are...

    Our Price $49.85 - $298.00
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  • Pirastro

    Evah Pirazzi Upright Bass Strings

    The Evah Pirazzi BASS strings created quite a stir and a lot of demand when they were released in 2007. They have a core made from a new synthetic fiber that Pirastro recently developed, wound with a polished chrome steel. Their sound has some similarity...

    Our Price $50.13 - $380.22
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  • Pirastro

    Flexocor Deluxe Upright Bass Strings

    The FLEXOCOR DELUXE Bass string is Pirastro's newest version of their Flexocor "rope core" string set. No, it's not made of rope - the carbon steel strands that make up the core of the string are wound in a rope-like pattern. The original Flexocor (still...

    Our Price $58.44 - $394.55
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  • D Addario

    Helicore "Hybrid" Strings

    As you've probably gathered from reading our string descriptions, the selection of string can make a profound difference in response, so D'Addario offers strings in three flavors: Orchestra, Hybrid, and Pizzicato.The Helicore Hybrid are a...

    Our Price $30.25 - $180.00
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  • D Addario

    Helicore "Orchestral" Strings

    As you've probably gathered from reading our string descriptions, the selection of string can make a profound difference in response, so D'Addario offers strings in three flavors: Orchestra, Hybrid, and Pizzicato.The Orchestra strings are...

    Our Price $30.25 - $180.00
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  • Innovation by GHS

    Honey - 90140H Solid Core Medium Tension Strings

    Innovation Double Bass Strings have a unique, non-metallic core which provide a gut-like tone without the cost or maintenance of gut upright bass strings. They hold their pitch well in climate and temperature changes, and most of their strings are...

    Our Price $45.60 - $189.00
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  • Jargar

    Jargar Handmade Upright Bass Strings

    Jargar has been making strings for orchestral instruments by hand in Copenhagen, Denmark, since 1956. These strings share their general construction (steel rope core) with Corelli 370's, but they have a very different vibe, thanks to some additional...

    Our Price $32.25 - $213.00
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  • Pirastro

    Jazzer MEDIUM Upright Bass Strings

    The Jazzer ropecore steel strings are recommended by Pirastro for pizzicato players, though they can also be a good hybrid string for players who gig many styles. I've not had the opportunity to play a set in quite a while, so I'll pass on their...

    Our Price $49.72 - $408.35
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  • Lenzner

    Natural Gut Upright Bass Strings

    For many years, we have been happy to offer a quality set of gut strings that we can sell at a great price. The soft feel and organic sweetness of guts is both surprising and satisfying to the uninitiated. It seems that the manufacturing techinques for...

    Our Price $74.80 - $434.00
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  • Pirastro

    Obligato Upright Bass Strings

    Pirastro's popular Obligato strings have a solid synthetic core with a very thin metal wrap. They were designed to emulate gut strings, and they did a darn good job of creating such a string. Their attack is "old school" with that more blunt and thicker,...

    Our Price $46.95 - $365.67
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  • Pirastro

    Passione Upright Bass Strings

    Pirastro released these steel rope-core strings, which are tailor-made for orchestral bow style (arco) players, in 2010. For a metal-based string, they are not "metallic" sounding at all, and have pretty "average" tension and feel. They're not really...

    Our Price $57.26 - $385.06
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