(856) 292-3194
Cart | Wishlist | User Profile









SECURE SHOPPING Our site is tested by TWO services every day to protect your information.

McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams




GENUINE PRODUCTS
GUARANTEED



We are an authorized retailer for everything we sell - we do not use unathorized or "shady" sources.
   

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

Kolstein Heritage Upright Bass Strings

         Manufactured by: Kolstein

Continental US - larger items may carry a partial shipping charge to AK, HI and PR
You've got options! Click the drop-down to choose (prices starting at $159.00)
Choose String SET:
(Singles? Click box below):
-- Select Individual Kolstein Heritage Upright Bass Strings

This Item SHIPS FOR FREE in the USA!
(Note that larger items may carry a partial shipping charge to AK, HI and PR.)
     Outside the USA? Log in, or add this item to your cart to see actual shipping costs to your state or country.
     (You can easily remove it if you change your mind.)

California Residents: Please view our Proposition 65 Message

Product News:
Kolstein Heritage Strings are back in stock! The production issues have been resolved and the strings are as good as ever. We've got them ready to go right out the door.

Kolstein Heritage Upright Bass StringsKolstein Heritage
Orchestral/Jazz Perlon Bass Strings
The Kolstein Heritage strings were designed by Kolstein Music, Inc. -- a well-known shop in New York with a long-standing reputation for excellence.

As is typical of a synthetic core string, they have a more flexible feel and a warmer tone than steel strings do. Those looking for a more "gut-like" vibe without totally going over to the dark side will probably appreciate their blunter attack and shorter sustain -- but they have good definition and a solid fundamental so you won't get "lost in the sauce" of a dense stage mix.

So what are the new Heritage Bass Strings all about? Three years of research and development with the highest attention to creating the first Perlon, synthetic core Bass String that offers the player the wonderful feel and tension of gut strings, but emulates the best arco and pizzicato tonal qualities of the finest steel orchestral or jazz string. Heritage offers the first string of its type to not only afford the player the best in jazz quality playing, but remarkably does not roll under the bow... thus creating an arco/orchestral quality string that can be utilized under the most demanding bowing requirements. To play on Heritage Bass Strings is to experience the vast quality of this string.

Just a brief note about the "D" string in the Heritage set. In order to make the sound and tension of the D-string match the rest of the set, the overall diameter (gauge) of the D is a bit "fat" compared to the rest of the set -- it appears nearly twice the size of the G, and is almost as big as the A string. THIS IS NORMAL -- don't sweat it -- and the playability from string to string is perfectly fine once they're on the bass. Just wanted to let you know, so you wouldn't suspect a mispack. :-)







This item is made in USA! Click for more


Is this product returnable? Click here for our return policy.
Is there a Factory Warranty? Click here to find Warranty Information for all of our manufacturers.
International customer? Click here for important information about ordering from outside the USA, and what to expect concerning taxes, VAT, delivery times, and more.



Check Out the FAQ Resources That Apply to This Product:
   STRINGS: String Identification Chart

Related Products

Eurosonic White Tapewound Upright Bass Strings
Eurosonic White Tapewound Upright Bass Strings

Eurosonics have a somewhat unique combination; a steel core, with silk damping layers and a flatwound, polymer outer winding. This gives them a gut-like vibe, with a thickness in both their feel and their sound. It also makes them easy on the hands. Very popular with players of bluegrass and rockabilly, with medium, light -- and even ultra-light (a slapper's dream) -- gauges for you to choose from.
Sets AND Single Strings are available (click through to order)

From $142.50

Pirastro Obligato Upright Bass Strings
Pirastro Obligato Upright Bass Strings

Pirastro's Obligato strings have a solid synthetic core with a very thin metal wrap. They do a pretty good job emulating gut strings, and have a real organic vibe to them; they also have a fairly pronounced "roll" to their pizz feel, meaning that they rotate a little under the plucking fingers. You get used to this, though, and they do have quite a satisfying thump to their tone. They also bow quite well.
    Extended Strings Available: Low B String Available for this string High C String Available for this string Low E String for extensions (to low C) Available for this string SOLO Gauge Strings Available for this string5ths Tuning String Set Available for this string
Sets AND Single Strings are available (click through to order)

From $227.84

Thomastik Dominant Upright Bass Strings
Thomastik Dominant Upright Bass Strings

Dominants don't get a lot of press, but they have a long-time fan club of dedicated players, due to their dark, gut string-like character. Responsive for a stranded perlon core, they bow very well and deliver a nice and thumpy, short pizzicato sustain.
Sets AND Single Strings are available (click through to order)

From $289.99

Super-Sensitive Sensicore Upright Bass Strings
Super-Sensitive Sensicore Upright Bass Strings

SPECIAL ORDER ITEM - A Perlon core gives these strings a gut-like vibe and feel. Excellent for pizzicato styles were an "old-timey" sound is preferred; great for old jazz and bluegrass.

From $144.00