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How long is a 3/4 bass string?

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by tenorbass, Jan 8, 2006.


  1. tenorbass

    tenorbass

    May 8, 2005
    Hello I whanted to know how long a 3/4 upright bass string is! I am building a upright esk bass and i whant to know if it will be long enough. So how long?? (in cm or in) THANKS :help: :help:
     
  2. JoeyNaeger

    JoeyNaeger Guest Commercial User

    Jun 24, 2005
    Houston, TX
    Bass Specialist, Lisle Violin Shop
    41" is a pretty standard and comfortable length.
     
  3. tenorbass

    tenorbass

    May 8, 2005
    41 inches?
     
  4. jmpiwonka

    jmpiwonka

    Jun 11, 2002
    yeah, 41-42".
     
  5. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
    Do you want to know the scale or the total lenght?
    As previous posters said, the 3/4 scale ir around 41-42 inches, but the total string lenght is much more.

    It'd be a nice idea to fill out your profile too.

    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/profile.php?do=editprofile

    Thanks in advance.
    Regards,
    François