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FIND OUT WHICH PIRASTRO STRING IS IDEAL FOR YOU

As Pirastro’s range of strings is very comprehensive, use the string finder to narrow down your choice by selecting your instrument and the core material that you prefer and click on “search”.

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Advise and Tips

Maintenance

  • Advice for string maintenance
  • Usage of rosin and peg maintenance

 

String life-time

  • General Advice
  • Aluminum wound strings and hand perspiration
  • My strings break repeatedly:
    What are reasons for this and what can I do to prevent it?
  • My strings feel hard and stiff - the tension seems to be too high? What shall I do?
  • My E-String is broken at the tailpiece-end. Was it defective?

 

Changing of Strings

  • Procedure
  • Quality and position of the bridge
  • Already-used strings 

 

Nickelfree Strings

 

Strings for Electric Instruments

  • For Violin
  • For Viola
  • For Cello
  • For Double Bass

 

Strings for 5-strings Violins

  • Synthetic core strings
  • Steel core strings
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