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Black Nylon Bass Guitar Strings
Instrument 5- String Bass
Scale Length Long Scale (Standard)
Gauge Range 65 - 135
Gauges 65 , 75 , 100 , 115, 135
Wrap Material Black Nylon
Hex Core / Round Core Hex Core
Standard / Double Ball End Standard Ball End
Coated / Non-Coated Non-Coated
The 'Black Nylon Trubass' string was originally developed for the Burn's Black Bison Bass. Great Strings to simulate a double bass sound on an standard bass guitar. These strings have made the most famous appearance on the top of the 'Apple' building while Paul McCartney was playing his Hofner. You will note that the tension is low, making this string extremely comfortable to play and the heavier gauge is due to anything lighter and the strings themselves would start to flap.
A string that was specifically designed by James How for Jim Burns’s famous Black Bison in 1962.
This string emulates the upright bass sound and the nearest you will ever get to a double bass that can be played as an electric bass.
The magnetic stainless steel undercovers that sit below the special black nylon tape ensures the best of both worlds by having a bass that is comfortable to handle, that will work with a conventional amplifier and yet offer a sound so reminiscent of its much larger brother.
Having recently celebrated 50 years of producing the worlds finest music strings, we at Rotosound proudly offer our nickel on steel electrics in a wide range of gauges for 6, 7, 8 and 12 string sets to suit all playing styles and the needs of todays musician.
Our highly secret core to cover ratios used in their making offers such brilliant sustain and tonal nuances few others can equal. The longer European eye adds extra strength at the ballend.
Our unsurpassed quality and constant care to detail throughout every stage of the production process culminates in a string equally geared to the professional and non-professional alike.
All Rotosound music strings are manufactured in England.
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PLEASE NOTE FREE DELIVERY IS TO UK MAINLAND ONLY WHERE APPLICABLE.
ALL ORDERS FOR ISLES OR OFFSHORE WILL INCUR DELIVERY CHARGES AT INTERNATIONAL RATES.
NEW DELIVERY OPTION FOR 2020
We have added a new delivery option for this year.
We will deliver same day between 9am and 6pm ANYWHERE in Cornwall, orders over £299.00.
There are obviously some exclusion , but basically if you place the order during shop hours , and the product(s) are in stock, we will aim to get it to you later that day as long as you are in the County.
We think that is what local shops are for. It's a service for our nearest community of musicians.
We are contactable all day by phone or mail or chat on this website. If you wish to take advantage of this service, just place your orders and get hold of us.
A box will be heading your way later that day.
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