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Strings for Double BassSpecial Order String Sets

Pirastro Flat-Chromesteel Upright Bass Strings

         Manufactured by: Pirastro

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Special Order ItemThis string set is a "special order item," which means that it is normally a non-stock item. This means that, if you purchase these strings, we will need to acquire the set from the manufacturer or a distributor, which may take anywhere from a couple days (normally) to a couple of weeks (rare, but we'll let you know). It also means that we are unable to provide overnight or two-day options for these strings.

We offer this set as a non-stock item because customers have asked for them, and they're not always easy to find at retailers. Due to their non-stock status, we only sell complete sets -- no "singles" can be purchased for this set. Also be aware that as a special-order item, the strings are not returnable.

Pirastro Flat-Chromesteel

The core material is a high-tensile rope made from carbon steel, which is subsequently wound with chrome steel. The arco for these strings is very clear, with a brilliant sound and very quick response. Particularly good for solo playing, as they have great projection and a sound that stands out. According to Pirastro, though, a precise bowing technique is essential. Players report that they work well for pizzicato, for jazz and other contemporary styles. They're characterized by a strong, loud sound, with long sustain. Their smooth surface and rope-core design make them a bit easier on the hands, too.

Since we're not as personally familiar with these strings, our descriptions of them are primarily based on manufacturer information, but we're happy to add more info as we discover it -- and feel free to Email us your experiences with them!

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