Forest GREEN or Jet Black Rockabilly Specialist Weedwacker Upright Bass Nylon Strings! NOT Kevlar Core EXCEPT the E and A strings. We include a .170 gauge kevlar core nylon E string for a stronger sounding E. Also a .155 kevlar core nylon A for a better A string.
You get a 5 String Set
Rockabilly Nylon Strings Weedwackers for Upright Bass
Also spelled Weed Wacker, Weedwhacker or Weed
Whacker Strings - best known as Weedwackers.
Highest quality Solid Nylon material, and best research to find the best guages of strings for strongest sound while maintaining ease of slap, AND enough tension to hold the bridge in place during aggressive slapping.
These low-medium tension G and D weedwacker strings are EASY on the fingers because of the lower tension, smooth nylon surface and thicker diameter than steel strings. The E and A are the higher tension kevlar core.
We include 3 strings for the G and D positions so you can find what gauge gives you the feel/tension you're looking for.
You can go low to medium tension on the G and D, and the A and E nylon kevlar core will balance nicely for feel.
The A will be .155 gauge nylon kevlar core, the E will be .170 gauge nylon kevlar core to give enough tension and sound to the E and A. Makes a fabulous set of weedwacker strings!
Play LONG Gigs without tearing your fingers up!
If you can't afford $250 gut or $90 LaBella Supernil strings, these are the next best thing going for great slapping sound and action, and WARM tone to the MAXXX!!
They amplify well so why wait any longer, grab a set or two of weedwackers for your bass.
Lifetime warranty against fraying or breakage.
I've had numerous rockabilly bass players come to my store and play one of my basses setup with these weedwacker strings. They always start grinning and slapping like a rockin' fool. It's pretty obvious they LOVE these strings for rockabilly and psychobilly slap playing.
The slap sound gives a good clean click without heavy metallic clanks like steel strings do.
AND they are more flexible, lower tension than steel, and easier to handle in every way than steel strings.
Great for Bluegrass and Gospel as well, can be heard throughout a LARGE room, and if you're amping then of course they'll be heard well at any gig.
WE SHIP PROMPTLY all over the world.
Shipping/Handling is $6.40 for US Priority in the U.S. and
$16.95 for international customers via First Class International Mail.
$25.00 for Priority Mail Int'l.
Express to Europe is $45.00 with 3 to 5 day delivery time and tracking number,
very dependable fast delivery.
Get a few sets of strings at once, or get a bass pickup too and pay no extra shipping!
to ITALY we recommend the $45.00 Express with Tracking number and quick 3-5 day delivery. Priority is $25.00, gets no tracking number and takes 1 to 2 weeks usually to Italy, sometimes more. Priority gets a customs label number which only tells when it has cleared customs and been delivered.
First Class Mail Int'l for $16.95 to Italy has been taking 1 to 2 MONTHS and more to arrive.
HOW TO FIND OUR STORE
We DO NOT have a storefront on busy Washington Blvd. We are down our driveway located between the Arbor Vista Retirement Center and 787 East Washington Blvd. with plenty of our own off-street parking. Turn in the driveway and you'll see our store pictured above. (Follow the signs on 787 that say "789 Parking in Rear".) Below is a shot down our driveway from the streetview.
Our phyical address is 789 East Washington Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104.
Fantastic Musical Instruments specializes in stringed instruments
with a caring hands on approach.
Our Store Hours are: Monday thru Friday 11 AM to 6 PM
& Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM.
We can also be available on Sundays by appointment.
Call Ph: 626-794-7554 at least 24 hours in advance to
arrange for a Sunday appointment.
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