Swing Bass 66 5-String set - Standard Gauge 45-130
This is the stainless steel roundwound string that James How and John Entwistle
perfected into what was to become the industry standard. The bright, punchy,
high-energy sound of Swing Bass 66 strings is a major part of early rock music
history and brought the bass player
from the back line to the front of the stage.
For the players
Inspired by the penetrating tone of legends such as John Entwistle and Chris Squire,
players worldwide have strung up their bass guitars with Swing Bass 66 strings.
The distinctive sound of our roundwound Swing Bass 66 strings have been used by the
bass-world’s biggest hitters such as Jaco Pastorius, Geddy Lee, Billy Sheehan, Noel
Redding, Duff McKagan, and John Paul Jones.
The bright red silk ends are hard to miss!
A string for everyone
With so many musicians experimenting with unique gauges and drop tunings it is hardly
surprising to know that Swing Bass Custom Box Singles, first introduced in the ’60s,
enjoy more popularity now than ever before.
With such a wide range starting from 0.025" to 0.140" in increments of 0.005" there
will be a gauge to suit everyone’s custom set.
Great British quality
Manufactured in the UK to precise tolerances and using only the finest materials, you can rely on Rotosound
strings for consistent tone and performance in every packet.
Every Swing Bass 66 string is manufactured on custom built machines designed and built in the UK by
Gauge: 45 65 80 105 130
Wrap material: Stainless steel
Tone: Bright Sound