$$$ for strings?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by I love the fonz, Apr 16, 2001.

  1. How much do strings cost? im looking ot buy fender superbass but i have no idea how much i need to have before i go to the store. Also please tell me what currency your using, like US or canadian or whatever so i can compare (im in australia).

    thanks alot
  2. Flatwound

    Flatwound Supporting Member

    Sep 9, 2000
    San Diego
  3. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    List prices on strings are so high it's silly. And the sad truth is, that most retailers really charge full list price for strings! At least that's the case in my country (Sweden).

    Here, a 5-string D'Addario XL set costs roughly US $42 in your average store. When I bought the same set of strings from...


    ...I payed around $23, INCLUDING overseas shipping! I will never buy strings in a local store again (or at least not until they lower their prices dramatically!).

    Just a little rant, please excuse.
  4. hey thanks alot, before i read your responses i went to a music store in the city with 20$ aussie (thats like 12U.S$)
    jeez remember my friend's electric guitar strings were 6$