Dunlop Heavy Core Bass Strings now shipping


Heavy Core Bass Strings are for bass players who tune down and dig in. We craft these strings with thicker core wires for standard feel and tonal definition. With Heavy Core Bass Strings, you can play with your natural attack and retain big, punchy fundamentals when tuning below E-Standard.

Each Heavy Core Bass String set is optimized for a specific range of tunings: Heavy for Drop-D and D-Standard; Heavier for Drop-C and C-Standard; and Heaviest for Drop-B and B-Standard.


Designed for downtuning.
Comfortable, standard feel.
Big, punchy lows, articulate mids, and crunchy highs.

Available sets and gauges:

Heavy: 45-65-85-105
Heavier: 55-75-95-115
Heaviest: 55-75-100-120
MSRP: $44.95

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Dunlop Strings are crafted in Benicia, California at our own built-from-the-ground-up strings factory. Using the finest materials and proprietary formulas, we strive to deliver the highest quality strings to players of all genres. Dunlop strings feature fast break-in time, long life and rich, vibrant tone—everything you expect in a great string.

You deserve consistent, expertly crafted strings. It’s our responsibility to provide them.

Be Heard.


Located in Benicia, California, Dunlop Manufacturing, Inc. was founded as a small, family-owned and operated company in 1965, and has since grown to be a leading manufacturer of electronic effects, picks, capos, slides, strings and other musical instrument accessories. Dunlop is the home of such legendary products as the Cry Baby wah effect, Dunlop Strings, Tortex picks, as well as the MXR, Way Huge, and Custom Audio Electronics products lines.


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