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Lyon Gut Strings

Lyon Gut is named after the town in France which was famous for a particular type of flexible gut string. From the 16th century these strings were recommended as being some of the best strings for basses.

Use our String Calculators to find the correct strings for your instrument. You can find Specific String Tensions here. Interested in varnished strings? Many strings come with the Option to Add Varnish.

  • Lyon Gut String 1.00mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.00mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $28.40
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  • Lyon Gut String 1.02mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.02mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $30.03
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  • Lyon Gut String 1.04mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.04mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $34.33
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  • Lyon Gut String 1.06mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.06mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $34.33
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  • Lyon Gut String 1.08mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.08mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $34.33
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  • Lyon Gut String 1.10mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.10mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $34.33
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  • Lyon Gut String 1.12mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.12mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $34.33
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  • Lyon Gut String 1.14mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.14mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $43.17
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  • Lyon Gut String 1.16mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.16mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $43.17
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  • Lyon Gut String 1.18mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.18mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $43.17
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  • Lyon Gut String 1.20mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.20mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $43.17
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  • Lyon Gut String 1.22mm Lyon Gut Color Options

    Lyon Gut 1.22mm

    This is a standard length (120cm, 48”), single twist, Lyon-style string made with beef serosa available with either a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of...

    $43.17
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