Velvet Blue Double Bass Strings

Double Bass Strings

  • With synthetic core
  • Easy to play through equal tension on all 4 strings
  • Great sustain and excellent articulation and response
  • Orchestral tuning: G-D-A-E

Further information

Suitable Style Jazz, Classical
Length 3/4
Ball End No
Loop End Yes
Set Yes
Single String No

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How Blue Can You Get?

JDstrings, 11.06.2013
When I first fitted these strings I was very impressed and liked the sound -I seem to remember it had a nice 'earthy-ness' with good clarity of tone and pitch. However after a few days I decided that I really wasn't so keen and they came off and the Evah Pirazzi went back on.
They do have a nice sound and I may well try them again soon to see how I feel about them, especially as I'm now using a different bass.
Compared to other strings (like the Evah, Obligato, Spiros, Helicore, etc.) they do seem a bit delicate. The synthetic core stretches an awful lot which means that the winding can open up a tiny bit in places. I'm sure that this can't be good for the string life and others I know who have used other Velvet strings (and liked them) have reported relatively short string life spans. (I would normally expect to get several years out of a decent set of bass strings...)
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17.02.2017
Jazzy thump followed by great tone and sustain. Excellent strings at a reasonable price.
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