Thomastik Spirocore Solo Double Bass 4/4

String Set for Bass

  • Tension: Medium
  • For 4/4 double bass
  • Solo tuning: F sharp, B, E, A
  • Chrome on steel wire core
  • Set S43

Further information

Suitable Style Jazz
Length 4/4
Ball End Yes
Loop End No
Set Yes
Single String No
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My problem solver

Jose8462, 18.09.2015
My bass always felt very tense with all strings I've tried except for the Velvet ones.
For me, the only problem with the Velvets, apart from the price and reliability (which are by far very much compensated by an excellent customer service) is that they develop a very large movement that requires a much higher setup.
With this strings tuned in standard tuning, I achieved the best of all worlds, light tension for my bass top allowing it to bring more volume out, very low action adding comfort and speed for my left hand and they are also extremely easy to bow, although I only do it for practice mainly.
The A and D strings felt right from the beginning but the E was sounding too dull and the G too "twangy" and thin but now, about 1 month latter, the E string is sounding very strong and the G string has already lost all of that metallic sound and is still progressively growing closer to the rest of the set.
About the reliability, well they are Spirocores after all, there are guys who buy them only after they are well beaten and "dead" witch sometimes means they are already 4 years old or more...
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Solo mood - the trick

Carsten aus K., 17.09.2012
I am very happy as an electric bassist that a colleague has betrayed the trick with the solos. Because the strings are actually designed for the mood f #, B, E, A, they will be much easier to play in the normal mood -> whole tone - less tension, and still have an excellent sound .... finally Again desire for double bass! -))
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