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Double Bass String Guages


Nov 18, 2015
Double Bass String Guages
  • Bass String Gauges
    G D A E

    Diameters are in inches.



    Thomastik Spirocore
    Solo

    .044 .061 .076 .103

    Weich

    .046 .063 .079 .107

    Medium

    .052 .070 .085 .111

    Stark

    .054 .065 .090 .117

    Thomastik Dominant
    .055 .065 .085 .113

    Thomastik Superflexible
    Orchestra

    .052 .074 .079 .107

    Solo .046 .064 .072 .096

    Thomastik Belcanto
    .050 .063 .080 .105

    Pirastro Obligato
    Solo

    .058 .063 .080 .106

    Orchestra

    .060 .069 .088 .111

    Pirastro Flexocor
    '92

    .047 .060 .077 .098

    Original

    .052 .064 .088 .109

    Stark E ('92)

    .105

    Pirastro Flat Chromstahl
    .048 .056 .074 .098

    Pirastro Original Flat-Chrome
    .052 .063 .087 .109

    Pirastro Jazzer
    .051 .069 .083 .111

    Pirastro Permanent
    .053 .064 .080 .106

    Pirastro Eudoxa
    .071 .079 .090 .108

    Pirastro Evah Pirazzi
    Orchestra

    .059 .070 .089 .110

    Velvet Compas 360
    .065 .072 .086 .109

    Velvet Animas
    .078 .081 .095 .110

    Corelli 370
    Forte

    .043 .055 .067 .089

    Extra Forte

    .044 .054 .071 .096

    Eurosonic Ultra Light
    .046 .060 .077 .104

    Eurosonic Light Tension
    .074 .098 .118 .149

    La Bella Gut
    .086 .107 .114 .135

    Helicore Hybrids Medium
    .053 .059 .082 .115