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Rotosound Revamps Tru Bass RS88LD Black Nylon Bass Strings

Rotosound Tru Bass RS88LD Black Nylon StringsRotosound has upgraded their Tru Bass RS88LD Black Nylon bass strings with a new computer controlled engineering process in their UK factory. The company says that the process, along with finishing by their craftsmen, add to the strings’ lifespan and playability. Rotosound describes the tone as “double bass-like.”

The Tru Bass 88 was originally designed by James How for Jim Burns’s Black Bison bass in 1962. It is one of their most popular sets and was used by Paul McCartney on Abbey Road, Herbie Flowers on Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side,” and Graham Maby on Joe Jackson’s “It’s Different For Girls.”

Rotosound’s Tru Bass RS88LD strings come in 4- and 5-string sets with several scale lengths available. They’re shipping now with prices ranging from $31.99 to $41.99.

Rotosound Tru Bass RS88LD Black Nylon Strings Details:

Black Nylon Wrap
New Computer Controlled Engineering Process
Standard, Short, Medium, and Extra Long Scales
Gauge: .065, .075, .100, .115, .135

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