Bass Strings

  • Use our string calculators to find the correct strings for your instrument. Check tensions, gauges, and play "what if" scenarios to see how changes in your instrument will effect your strings.

 

  • Bass String Re-Wind

    The problem with bass wound strings is that they will eventually develop a buzzing sound when the core shrinks and the wire becomes loose. When this happens you can send the old string back to Gamut Strings and we will stretch the core again and put new...

    $57.11
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  • Red Diamond Bass String Set

        Over the last thirty years Gamut Music has been very successful in bringing quality gut strings to contra-bass players all over the world playing all kinds of music, making high quality gut strings available in many gauges for...

    $280.00
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  • Viennese Bass A-1 Lyon

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ A-1 1.58mm 1.62mm 1.66mm 1.70mm 1.74mm 1.78mm This is a single length, (80"), Lyon gut string available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-...

    $72.44
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  • Plain Lyon gut string Lyon string with nylon wrapping

    Contra Bass G-1 Lyon

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ G-1 2.00mm 2.06mm 2.10mm 2.16mm 2.20mm 2.26mm This is a single length, (80"), Lyon gut string available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-...

    $103.69
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  • Viennese Bass F#-2 Lyon

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ F#-2 1.94mm 1.98mm 2.02mm 2.06mm 2.10mm 2.14mm This is a single length, (80"), Lyon gut string available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-...

    $144.40
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  • Contra Bass G-1 Pistoy

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ G-1 2.00mm 2.06mm 2.10mm 2.16mm 2.20mm 2.26mm This is a single length, (80"), Pistoy gut string available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-...

    $109.74
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  • Viennese Bass F#-2 Pistoy

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ A-1 1.58mm 1.62mm 1.66mm 1.70mm 1.74mm 1.78mm This is a single length, (80"), Lyon gut string available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-...

    $155.75
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  • Contra Bass D-2 Pistoy

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ D-2 2.80mm 2.86mm 2.90mm 2.96mm 3.00mm 3.06mm This is a single length, (80"), Pistoy gut string available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-...

    $181.78
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  • Viennese Bass D-3 Pistoy

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ D-3 2.38mm 2.42mm 2.46mm 2.50mm 2.52mm 2.54mm This is a single length, (80"), Pistoy gut string available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-...

    $203.35
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  • Viennese Bass A-4 Pistoy gut

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+   3.62mm 3.64mm 3.68mm 3.72mm 3.76mm 3.80mm This is a single length, (80"), Pistoy gut string available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-...

    $228.91
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  • Contra Bass A-3 Gut/Silverplate

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ A-3 Silverplate / Copper 2.52mm 2.62mm 2.66mm 2.70mm 2.74mm 2.80mm This is a single length gut core string with a silver-plated copper wire winding and a thin silk layer wound...

    $139.99
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  • Contra Bass A-3 Gut/Nickel

    Contra Bass A-3 Gut/Nickel

      Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ 2.52mm 2.54mm 2.56mm 2.58mm 2.60mm 2.62mm   This is a single length gut core string with a nickel silver wire winding. There is a thin silk under layer wound onto the core...

    $136.18
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