Pirastro Flat Chromesteel Bass 4/4-3/4

String set for double bass

  • Tension: Medium
  • For 3/4 - 4/4 double bass
  • Orchestral tuning
  • Steel rope core strings
  • Universal steel string suitable for arco and pizzicato
  • Light sound with long sustain
  • Set 342020

Further Information

Suitable Style Classical
Length 4/4 - 3/4
Ball End Yes
Loop End No
Set Yes
Single String No
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01.08.2016
For years I use these strings with my orchestra bass, tried another brands and another names but Pirastro Flat Chromesteel are the best for me. Clear and powerful sound through registers, very good response.
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Very good steel string for almost all applications
Christoph385, 19.12.2011
Flat chromesteel I use on the double bass for nearly 20 years. I mainly play Theatermusik in the area of ??acting / musical / operetta, a typical mix of plucked / jazzy passages and repeatedly coated use. The string must, on the other hand, be very stable in tuning, on the other hand it must have a good bow response and it must not sound dull. On my already somewhat height - heavy flat ground bass, Flat Chromesteel fulfills these requirements perfectly, the bow characteristics are already very good, the Pizzicato sound has enough sustain without sounding too harsh. Depending on the load I play such a set for at least one season, they keep their sound very long. Unlike many other steel strings, the Flat Chromesteel are relatively soft and are very suitable for bass players who do not want to play with violence. Another note for Jazzer: these strings also sound with a bridge pickup very well, since you have the typical, a Piezo always overproportionally reproduced "Klklrere" of the jazz jazz strings first have to filter away!

All in all, a very good hybrid, although it is not advertised as such. If Obligatos too schlabbrig, intestines too expensive and the competition products from Vienna with the red loop to be barbed, should borrow this sentence times an ear.
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