BARITONE STRING INDEX

The most popular question in the history of the channel is "what strings do I need?". This videos seeks to empower you to figure out what kind of string YOU need.

Do you use regular strings and they end up not being long enough? Or buy 8 string sets and throw strings away? You know, there are off-the-shelf, baritone string options?

The absolute basics in stringing up your new baritone in a tuning that might be different than the stock, retail tuning. This is just a guide, have fun. 

A1 STANDARD • 27" SCALE

1 / 27" / A3 / .0135p / 16.2lbs 

2 / 27" / E3 / .018p / 16.2lbs 

3 / 27" / C3 / .026w / 17.8lbs

4 / 27" / G2 / .036w / 18lbs

5 / 27" / D2 / .048w / 17.8lbs 

6 / 27" / A1 / .068w / 18.2lbs

A1 STANDARD • 27.5" SCALE

1 / 27.5" / A3 / .0135p / 16.8lbs

2 / 27.5" / E3 / .018p / 16.8lbs 

3 / 27.5" / C3 / .026w / 18.4lbs 

4 / 27.5" / G2 / .036w / 18.7lbs

5 / 27.5" / D2 / .048w / 18.4lbs

6 / 27.5" / A1 / .064w / 18.9lbs

A1 STANDARD • 27.75" SCALE

1 / 27.75" / A3 / .0135p / 17.1lbs 

2 / 27.75" / E3 / .018p / 17.1lbs 

3 / 27.75" / C3 / .026w / 18.8lbs 

4 / 27.75" / G2 / .034w / 17.8lbs 

5 / 27.75" / D2 / .048w / 18.8lbs 

6 / 27.75" / A1 / .062w / 18lbs

G1 STANDARD • 28" SCALE

1 / 28" / G3 / .014p / 14.9lbs

2 / 28" / D3 / .019p / 15.4lbs 

3 / 28" / Bb3 / .028w / 17.6lbs 

4 / 28" / F2 / .038w / 17.4lbs 

5 / 28" / C2 / .052w / 17.6lbs 

6 / 28" / G1 /.070w / 18lbs

G1 STANDARD • 28.625" SCALE

1 / 28.625" / G3 / .014p / 15.6lbs 

2 / 28.625" / D3 / .019p / 16.1lbs  

3 / 28.625" / Bb3 / .028w / 18.4lbs  

4 / 28.625" / F2 / .038w / 18.2lbs  

5 / 28.625" / C2 / .052w / 18.4lbs  

6 / 28.625" / G1 /.070w / 18.8lbs