Pyramid Black Nylon Tapewound Strings

A big thanks to Dean at ubassappreciation society for your blog post about my recent string review!

uBass Appreciation Society

Pyramid Strings' new Black Nylon Tapewounds for uBass. Photo © Magnus Sjöquist. Pyramid Strings’ new Black Nylon Tapewounds for uBass.
Photo © Magnus Sjöquist.

Our friend Magnus Sjöquist over at PLAY UBASS! has done a pretty thorough review of Pyramid’s new Black Nylon Tapewound strings on his fretless uBass. These strings are not to be confused with Pyramid’s copper-wound tapewound strings, these are new.

Here’s some of what he had to say about the strings:

The strings has a texture that feels a bit like ”cloth”. If I compare the feel of my La Bella Tape Nylon strings, the Pyramids feels more like a regular roundwound string. The higher tension makes playing faster passages easier. So if fast is your thing these strings might be just right for you🙂
I really like the added tension of these strings, they obviously feel more like a regular bass string. The sound is also very nice ranging from fat, thubby low end (perfect for…

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2 thoughts on “Pyramid Black Nylon Tapewound Strings

  1. Do not buy, I did and they are completely out of tune! I have a fret less Mahograny Ubass2, my amp is a TC electrońic and It has a chromatic super accurate tuner in it. The strings starting from the second ”freet” we’re out of tune, by fret 12 the difference with the lines at the fingerboard were of about 1/4 tone’!! The color of the strings is ok but the tune is a mess.

    1. As I wrote in my review there are some problems intonation wise that really has to be fixed before these strings are a serious alternative to the other seeing a on the market. I will try to help to do some more testing and hopefully there will be an updated set available in the future!

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