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Dean Markley Introduces Helix Bass String Series

Dean Markley Helix Bass StringsDean Markley has introduced the Helix String Series, including the Helix NPS and SS sets for bass.

The new strings are made with a patent-pending hyper-elliptical winding technique that creates a tighter wrap and more mass while also sealing the strings without the need of a coating. Increasing the string mass, the company explains, makes a fuller tone and more windings help to give a smoother feel and brighter tone.

The Helix NPS Bass String set features nickel plated steel. The SS, of course, stands for stainless steel. Both sets will be available in 4 or 5-string sets, with Light, Medium Light, and Medium gauges. Both the Dean Markley Helix NPS and SS Bass String Sets have MSRPs of $49.95, with street prices expected closer to $24.99.

For more, check out the Dean Markley website.

Dean Markley Helix Bass String Gauges:

4 String:

  • LT: .045, .060, .080, .100
  • ML: .045, .065, .085, .105
  • MED: .050, .070, .085, .105

5 String:

  • LT: .045, .060, .080, .100, .125
  • ML: .045, .065, .085, .105, .125
  • MED: .050, .070, .085, .105, .128

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