Bass string scale length guide

String length is measured from the ball end to the silk at the tail end.

SCALESCALE LENGTH (INCH)SCALE LENGTH (MM)STRING LENGTH (INCH)STRING LENGTH (MM)
 SHORT3076032.25820
MEDIUM30.5 – 32772 – 81035.25895
 LONG32 -34810 – 86037940
 EXTRA LONG33.5 – 36850 – 91539.25995

When fitting Rotosound bass strings, be sure that the silked part of the string ONLY is wound around the machine post. If the speaking length of the string is wound around the post, the string may then be prone to breakage. This type of breakage is not covered by our normal warranty.

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