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Strings for a beginner

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by Otisbgoode, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. Otisbgoode


    Dec 28, 2012
    Hello, I recently bought a 1947 Kay double bass from a pawn shop, did some restoration, and am now ready to learn how to play it. I am a beginner, though I have played guitar for many years. Any suggestions regarding a brand and style of strings? I would like to play country and rockabilly music. Thanks!
  2. iiipopes

    iiipopes Supporting Member

    May 4, 2009
    Innovation is a popular brand for country and rockabilly. They make several different sets. Search the threads here and on the forum on bassgrass.com and the Innovations subforum on basschat.co.uk to get some recommendations, and the website is innovationstrings.com .
  3. Otisbgoode


    Dec 28, 2012
    Innovation. Someone I know suggested the same, and your recommendation confirms that. Thank you very much!
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