Fundamentally even today it is still possible to use plain gut strings for the lowest strings of the gamba, however the stiffness and thickness of the mono-filament of the gut string is a considerable impairment to playability of the deeper notes.
It is only since 1660 that spinning with copper has evolved. However, the most popular winding is silver-plated copper wire, which has the advantage of the silver coating combined with the sound quality of the copper string.
|TONE||ITEM DESCRIPTION||SIZE||kp||PEG END||TAILPIECE END||ART.NO.|
|G1||Steel 3 1/2||5.3||367120|
|A3||Gut 13 1/2||4.0||167320|
|F4||Gut/Aluminum 14 1/4||4.1||267420|
|C5||Gut/Silver Plated 15 1/4||3.2||267520|
|G6||Gut/Silver Plated 16 1/2||3.1||267620|