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anyone tried these strings?

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by bfitz, Mar 5, 2006.


  1. bfitz

    bfitz

    May 18, 2005
    lorain, ohio
    i have seen these gut strings made by a company called Clef Musical Manufacturing on ebay for $160. i have looked on lemur and i can get a set of ther gut strings for $200- $250. has anyone tried them or heard of them? i'm going to put them on an old bass that i have that the strings on it have just worn out. i have never tried gut strings before and just thought that i would give it a shot. any thoughts?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Clef-Gut-Upright-Bass-Double-Bass-
     
  2. Alexi David

    Alexi David

    May 15, 2003
    NYC
    Search the archives, there's been lots of talk about the clefs. I haven't tried them myself.

    If you haven't tried gut, I'd suggest getting a used pair first before plunking down a lot of money for them. If you get into them, I highly recommend Dlugoleckis. They're very expensive, but they are a world apart from Efrano, Clef, Labellas, etc. Especially for arco.