David Gage String Instruments

Questions about gut strings? Call us at 212.274.1322 to find the right guts for you. 

La Bella's "Lords of the Low End" is coming up on Oct. 25th at The Cutting Room, their raffle will include a Realist LifeLine and SoundClip, check it out.

Need a custom Realist pickup? Click here.

Store Specials
Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Violin Strings
Jargar Cello Strings
Orin O'Brien: Double Bass Notebook
CodaBow Joule Cello Bow

David's Corner

On Setting up the Bass, Part II: Bridge, Bassbar and Soundpost
David Gage

I began our discussion of setup talking about strings. The string vibration is 'interpreted' by the bridge of the string bass while it is relaying the information to the top plate of the instrument. This top plate is the surface piece on which the...

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36 Walker Street, NY NY 10013-3514
Tel: 212.274.1322 Fax:212.274.9634
Please note:
Appointments are highly recommended for rentals, repairs, appraisals, and the instrument showroom. We may not be able to accommodate walk-ins.

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 9:30am-5:30pm
Thurs: 1-7pm
Sat: 10am-4pm
Sun: Closed
***Closed Nov. 27, open at 11am on Nov. 28
***Closing at 4:30pm on Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25-28
***Closed Jan. 1, open at 11am on Jan. 2