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Double bass strings are an essential component of any double bass setup. They are responsible for producing the sound of the instrument and play a key role in determining its overall tone and playability.

There are several types of double bass string available, each with its own unique characteristics and tonal qualities. Some common options include gut strings, which offer a warm, mellow tone; steel strings, which offer a brighter, more focused sound; and synthetic strings, which offer a blend of gut-like warmth and steel-like clarity.

When choosing double bass strings, it’s important to consider the type of music you play, your personal playing style, and the overall sound you want to achieve. It’s also important to consider the age and condition of your instrument, as well as your budget.

No matter what type of double bass strings you choose, it’s essential to maintain them properly in order to get the best sound and performance out of your instrument. This includes regularly cleaning and lubricating the strings, as well as replacing them when necessary.

Overall, double bass strings are a crucial component of any double bass setup, and selecting the right strings for your instrument can greatly impact its overall sound and playability.

As a specialist UK stockist of double bass strings, we have a very comprehensive range of strings for sale from leading manufacturers including; Thomastik, Pirastro, D’Addario and Innovation. All of the strings that we have in stock are listed below by brand. Options are available on the product page for solo, orchestral and 5ths tuning, tension and size. You can also choose between buying specially discounted complete sets of strings or just individual strings on their own.

Our customers benefit from our wide and diverse range of stock. At Bass Bags, we can cater for all types of bass playing styles and all sizes of double bass strings from 1/10 size upwards. We can also offer next day or free economy delivery on all of the strings that we list.

We can also make up and sell sets of double bass strings that are non-standard. For instance, we can make up, upon request, ‘C’ extension sets for most types of string.

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