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Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by u84six, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. u84six

    u84six Nobody panic, the bass player is here! Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2006
    A web page that lists all the various strings and their tension. If there's one thing I see over and over in this forum (including my own posts) is questions relating to string tension and how they compare between different strings. Flatwound, roundwound, and everything in between. Get to it, TB, :)
  2. ixlramp


    Jan 25, 2005
    Different brands of the same gauge will have slight differences in tension, but you can roughly approximate any brands using these sources:

    http://www.daddario.com/upload/tension_chart_13934.pdf (possibly a little out of date and incomplete)


    Welcome to La Bella Strings!

    Also these 2 companies publish tensions on each string set webpage:

    Thomastik-Infeld - handmade strings for violin, cello, double bass, electric bass; guitar.tradition meets technologie.

    D'Addario Strings : Home Page

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