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Top 5 Best Selling Double Bass Strings

Double Bass Strings Buyers Guide

Top 5 Best Selling Double Bass Strings

The definitive list of our most popular top 5 best selling double bass strings so far in 2018. The list includes strings for Jazz, Orchestra and Rockabilly. For a full guide to double bass strings take a look at our Double Bass Strings Comparison and Buyer’s Guide.

No. 1 Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Double Bass Strings

Evah Pirazzi Violin E String 4/4 Low Ball Tin-plated

Evah Pirazzi Double Bass strings by Pirastro are our No.1 selling strings for double bass.

They are hybrid strings that suit both Pizz and Arco playing.

  • Arco & Pizz Playing
  • Jazz & Orchestral
  • Synthetic Core

No. 2 Thomastik Spirocore Double Bass Strings

Spirocore Double Bass strings by Thomastik are our No.2 selling strings for double bass. However, they are number one for Pizz playing, and they are the Jazz reference standard. Their steel rope core gives them excellent tuning stability.

  • Pizz Playing
  • Jazz
  • Steel Rope Core

No. 3 D’Addario Prelude Double Bass Strings

D'Addario Prelude Double Bass Strings
D’Addario Prelude Double Bass Strings

Prelude Double Bass strings by D’Addario are our No.3 selling strings for double bass. However, they are number one for students and a great upgrade from factory strings. They are great value for money and cost a lot less than most string sets.

  • Upgrade from Factory Strings
  • Jazz & Orchestral
  • Budget Price

No. 4 Thomastik Belcanto Double Bass Strings

Belcanto Gold
D’Addario Prelude Double Bass Strings

Belcanto Double Bass strings have a quick bow response for arco playing and a natural pizzicato sound for Jazz. Lots of bassists the world over choose Belcanto bass strings as a great hybrid choice. Belcantos have a steel rope core giving excellent tuning stability.

  • Jazz & Orchestral
  • Steel Rope Core
  • Great Bow Response

No. 5 Jargar Double Bass Strings

Jargar Double Bass Strings
D’Addario Prelude Double Bass Strings

Jargar double bass strings are our 5th most popular strings this is mainly because of their broad appeal to many different bassists from Rockabilly to Orchestral players.

  • Jazz, Orchestral & Rockabilly
  • Steel Rope Core
  • Great Bow Response
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