The VINTAGE series FLAT WOUND bass strings are made of a mix of nickel and laminated steel wire, hand-wound on hexagonal high carbon content core with high magnetic content to increase the response of magnetic pickups, and polished by the skilled hands of our master string makers. Their calibrated diameter and tension offer amazing sound and feel, with classic flat, smooth, long life tone.
Markbass Strings are made at our factory in Abruzzo (Italy), using the best selected innovative materials and ultimate quality controls matched with the ancient tradition of master string makers.
Maybe not many people know that since the past centuries Abruzzo has been the motherland of almost all string makers.
The art of string making was born in this beautiful part of the world and many great brands in today’s worldwide market can trace their own origins here, it's a history made of skilled hands, hard work, sacrifices and so much genius: typical features of people from Abruzzo.
This artistry and know how have been exported worldwide as well, offering a superior product with exceptional performance, amazing feeling, intonation and reliability!
Markbass strings are handmade at our factory in Abruzzo from our master string makers, allowing to offer an exceptional number of custom options in addition to the most popular string sets.
You can make your dream-sets by choosing from a wide range of materials, type of wound, gauge, short/long/super long scale, exposed core/tapered, double ball end.