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Strings for Double BassStrings for 3/4 and 4/4 size Basses

Velvet Blue Double Bass Strings

         Manufactured by: Velvet

Continental US - larger items may carry a partial shipping charge to AK, HI and PR
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Product News:
Velvet Strings are not being made right now due to production issues at Velvet; their proprietary winding machine is currently out of service, and they are trying to get it repaired. As of 8/9 We DO HAVE SEVERAL SETS OF BLUE IN STOCK, but once they are sold out, I don't know when we'll get more. Just wanted you to be aware of the situation!





Velvet's Blue string is their first which doesn't feature a silk core - it's a synthetic, which lowers cost while retaining the Velvet sound and feel. It has great articulation, big volume, great sustain and equal tension on all four strings (approx 25kg per string.)

Fast response and nice volume, with clear articulation. They tend to sound a bit brighter than the silk-based Velvet strings.

Note that these strings do not have "Ball Ends" but rather loops on the tailpiece end of the strings. Looped bass strings (which are not as common as the ball ends we're used to seeing) are installed by wrapping the string around the hole in the tailpiece and back through the loop - similar to strings on a classical guitar.

String Gauges:
G D A E
.060 .068 .086 .124


Velvet Strings Color Code Identification Chart



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The Garbos have a thicker overall diameter and a big, dark sound. With tons of punch, they're great for jazz pizz players, as they can often "hold their own" with a drum set! Featuring Velvet's balanced tension, where each string has the same exact tension at pitch for smooth transition from string to string.
    Extended Strings Available: Low E String for extensions (to low C) Available for this string
Sets AND Single Strings are available (click through to order)

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