Westbury Double Bass Setup With Helicore Strings

///Westbury Double Bass Setup With Helicore Strings

Westbury Double Bass Setup With Helicore Strings


This is a new Westbury double bass that has had our full workshop set up carried out by our luthier and is fitted with D’Addario Helicore strings.

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We have Westbury basses currently in the workshop being setup. Please call for details.

Westbury Double Bass

A new Westbury double bass fully setup by our luthier and fitted with D’Addario Helicore strings.

Having had the benefit of our luthier’s extensive set up this bass is a joy to play. The Helicore strings work well with the bass, and it sounds great when played arco or pizzicato.

The Westbury bass is entirely hand-crafted from select solid seasoned tonewoods. It has an ebony fingerboard and an ebony tailpiece with a steel rope tailgut. It has a quality steel rod endpin with a rosewood plug. The finish is a hand applied amber satin varnish.

Other Westbury Double Basses Available in Our Stock

The double basses listed below are in addition to the one listed above on this page. The basses that are “setup and available for sale” in the list are ready and available for customers to try them out.

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Basses that have the status “pre-workshop” are in stock and un-setup, still in their factory finished state, the state in which you will find most Westbury’s advertised for sale on the internet. They don’t come with strings and have had no setup work done to them yet. These basses are available for sale with the option of our luthier’s full setup. We will also sell them as they are, without setup, and we will match any like-for-like price.

Our “pre-workshop” double basses give our customers the opportunity to discuss different options and how they would like their bass setting up. Our set up includes:

  • Adjusting the top nut
  • Shooting the fingerboard
  • Cutting and fitting the bridge
  • Adjusting and fitting the tailpiece
  • Adjusting and fitting the soundpost
  • Fitting the customer’s choice of strings

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