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

Thomastik Belcanto Upright Bass Strings

         Manufactured by: Thomastik

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Thomastik Belcanto Upright Bass StringsThomastik Belcanto
Thomastik has been making these "rope core" (a style of winding, not what they're made of!) strings for a couple of years, and I must say that we're pretty high on them right now - they’re on Bob's Kay, and he's really loving them for both pizz and arco. They’ve been designed for bowed work, but they have a very musical, warm pizz sound with a very sweet sustain. Their bowed feel and quick response is wonderful. Now they're available in a new (Sept '09) Solo Gauge!
String details from the manufacturer, Thomastik Infeld:
  • Core: specially twisted steel rope core; settles in quickly, intonates extremely well; exceptional tuning stability
  • Tone: dark and warm with excellent resonance; wide range of tone colors; easy to blend; pizzicato is open and free
  • Sound: outstanding projection with moderate effort; sustains better than most other arco (bowing) string brands
  • Playbility: quick response to the bow; soft under your fingers; fantanstic hybrid capability
Belcantos are for 3/4 size (and possibly some 7/8 or 4/4 depending on scale length) basses, with a scale length up to 110cm (43.3 inches). They have a steel rope core and are chromium wound.

Tension: G=28.25kg/62.2 lbs; D=27.75kg/63.3 lbs; A=29.25kg/64.4 lbs; E=28.75kg/63.3 lbs; Set=115kg/253.20 lbs.

We source our Thomastik-Infeld strings directly from the factory-authorized US Distributor, and they are the real deal. Only legitimately sourced strings are certified for sale by US dealers. Buying your guaranteed authentic Thomastik strings from us means that you can be confident that you'll have the support of the manufacturer AND us here at Gollihur Music.

  • sweet and warm
  • nice, musical sustain
  • exceptional bowable
  • high quality

String Gauges:
.050 .063 .080 .105

Bob's STRING CHANGING INSTRUCTIONS are included with every string order!
Due to manufacturer restrictions, strings are not guaranteed against breakage or unraveling once installed on an instrument.

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