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Tension Chart
Note. Code. Diameter inches(mm) Tension lbs(kg)
6:B B-CNW130 .130 (3.3020) 32.18 (14.5966)
5:E B-CNW100 .100 (2.5400) 34.18 (15.5038)
4:A B-CNW080 .080 (2.0320) 40.08 (18.1800)
3:D B-CNW065 .065 (1.6510) 47.39 (21.4957)
2:G B-CNW045 .045 (1.1430) 42.33 (19.2005)
1:C B-CNW032 .032 (0.8128) 39.02 (17.6992)
lbs Total = 235.18 kg Total = 106.6758

Nano-Carbon Shield AOT Coated Nickel Round Wound Bass Strings

BlackSmith electric bass strings are made with the finest materials and manufactured using state-of-the-art automatic servo controlled winding equipment. USA made nickel and steel ensures a long lasting string with increased sustain and purer tone.

Our proprietary computer controlled winding technology produces bass strings with a very consistent wrap surface and even tension, resulting in stable tuning, accurate intonation, and superior playability.

The Nano Carbon Shield AOT (anti oxidation technology) coating prevents oxidation and dirt build-up on the wound strings without blocking the string ground conductivity like other brands – a BlackSmith exclusive!! With BlackSmith Nano Carbon Shield coated electric bass strings, you will experience the perfect balance of consistency, tone, and playability. Vacuum Sealed in Patented Anti Kink Packaging Prevents Oxidation and String Damage.

ANW-32130-6-35 - BlackSmith's coated super long scale version of our nickel-plated steel roundwound 6-string bass set NW-32130-6-34. With the addition of the .130" Low B and wound .032" High C strings, this set offers the ideal combination of distinctive bright tone, booming punch, and comfortable feel.  A versatile and universally appealing set for all playing styles.   The proprietary Nano-Carbon Shield AOT (Anti-Oxidation Technology) maintains the classic tone and feel, with extended life and no loss of string ground conductivity.  Fits basses with a scale length of up to 35 inches.