Academie Contra 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.

 

 

  • 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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  • Contra Bass E-4 Gut/Copper

    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 copper wire winding and a thin silk layer wound onto the core between the gut and wire...

    $166.62
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  • Contra Bass C/D-4 Gut/Copper

    Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ 3.62mm 3.66mm 3.70mm 3.74mm 3.80mm 3.84mm This is an extra heavy single length gut core string with a and a thin silk layer wound onto the core between the gut and wire. Because the...

    $178.17
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  • Contra Bass C/D Silverplate

    Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+ 3.62mm 3.66mm 3.70mm 3.74mm 3.80mm 3.84mm This is an extra heavy single length gut core string with a thin silk layer wound onto the core between the gut and wire. The core is a Lyon...

    $168.08
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