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.

 

  • 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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  • Contra Bass A-3 Gut/ Copper

    Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ 2.52mm 2.62mm 2.66mm 2.70mm 2.74mm 2.80mm This is a single length gut core string with a and a thin silk layer wound onto the core between the gut and wire. Because the wire is a solid...

    $139.99
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  • Viennese Bass A-4 Gut/Silverplate

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ A-4 Silver Plate / Copper 2.28mm 2.30mm 2.32mm 2.34mm 2.36mm 2.38mm 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 Pistoy

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ A-3 3.80mm 3.86mm 3.90mm 3.96mm 4.00mm 4.06mm This is a single length, (80"), Pistoy gut string available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-...

    $268.43
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  • Viennese Bass A-4 Gut/Copper

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ A-4 Silver Plate / Copper 2.28mm 2.30mm 2.32mm 2.34mm 2.36mm 2.38mm This is a single length gut core string with a copper-wire winding and a thin silk layer wound onto the core...

    $139.99
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  • Contra Bass E-4 Gut/Silverplate

    Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ 3.12mm 3.18mm 3.22mm 3.28mm 3.32mm 3.36mm This is a single length gut core string with a and a thin silk layer wound onto the core between the gut and wire. Because of the plating, the...

    $166.62
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  • Viennese Bass E-5 Gut/Copper

    Gauge Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ E-5 - Silverplate / Copper 3.20mm 3.22mm 3.24mm 3.26mm 3.28mm 3.30mm This is an extra heavy single length gut core string with a copper-wire winding and a thin silk layer wound...

    $166.62
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  • Contra Bass E-4 Gut/Nickel

    Contra Bass E-4 Gut/Nickel

      Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ 3.12mm 3.14mm 3.16mm 3.18mm 3.20mm 3.22mm   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...

    $158.24
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  • Contra Bass E-4 Pistoy

    Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ 4.88mm 4.92mm 5.00mm 5.08mm 5.14mm 5.20mm Many years ago we made the Contra Bass Pistoy E-4 string and it was part of our bass set offerings. This string was not well received by...

    $337.08
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