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  • GHS Strings Unveils Balanced Nickels Bass Strings

    GHS Strings Unveils Balanced Nickels Bass Strings

    GHS Strings has expanded their line of bass strings with the new Balanced Nickels set, which they describe as a combination of traditional string materials and modern string design. “Traditionally, bass strings are made by wrapping one cover wire around the core to create the G, two covers for the D and A, and three... »

  • GHS Announces BEAD Tuned Bass Boomers

    GHS Announces BEAD Tuned Bass Boomers

    If you like things nice and low, GHS has you covered with their latest set of Bass Boomers. The new four-string sets are designed for BEAD tuning and described as having “deep low end with a midrange crunch that cuts through a band mix.” The BEAD Tuned Bass Boomers come in three gauges – Medium... »

  • GHS Updates Short Scale Strings

    GHS Updates Short Scale Strings

    GHS Strings has updated their short-scale bass strings to be a bit longer. The extra length, they say, is to accommodate for short-scale basses that have a tailpiece or are strung thru-body. “Traditionally, the winding length (ball end to taper/silk) of a short scale bass string has been 32 [inches],” the company writes. “However, this... »

  • GHS Announces Limited Edition Infinity Steel Bass Strings

    GHS Announces Limited Edition Infinity Steel Bass Strings

    GHS Strings has unveiled the Limited Edition Infinity Steels, a set of coated roundwound strings for bass. The set revisits their Infinity Steels with updates for modern players. Each string is coated using a process called MST, or Metal Surface Treatment, that coats the outer wires, which are then wrapped around the core. GHS also... »

  • GHS Strings Now Shipping GHS Crossovers

    GHS Strings Now Shipping GHS Crossovers

    GHS Strings’ new GHS Crossovers line of strings – designed to fit the NS Design CR and NXT series of electric upright basses – are now available. The new strings, which come in 4- and 5-string sets, fill a gap for the bass. “The string options for the NS Design upright bass are limited,” explains... »

  • GHS Introduces Big Core Bass Strings

    GHS Introduces Big Core Bass Strings

    GHS debuted the Big Core Bass line of bass strings at Bass Player Live! this year. The strings feature a combination of stainless steel and nickel-iron wraps over a larger core. The increased core-to-cover ratio design is optimized for drop tunings without having to use heavier gauges. The set is rounded out with a tapered... »