Question of the Week: How many strings on your bass? by Corey Brown | Bio Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 Email Comment Damian Erskine’s latest column (Making the Shift: from 4 to 6 String Bass) generated a ton of reaction and debate from readers. So here’s your chance to weigh in: How many strings on your bass? What’s the limit? Answer below in the comments, or on our Facebook page.