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Bass string recommendation for Steinway A?
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Hi. Looking to restore a Steinway A. Deliberating between Heller and GC bass strings. Just looking for expert opinions, nothing snipey please! Thanks.

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l8style #2869622 07/15/19 07:00 PM
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I'm getting ready to try JD Grant. Many swear by them. I was using Mapes for decades but ever since the new staff, there have been too many mistakes.
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Have J.D. Grandt do a Hybrid Wire Scale set.

Have you received professional training in how to string a piano?


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Gregor Heller does a wonderful job. I have enjoyed GC bass strings as well. I personally prefer Heller Bass.


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Deben Strings in England makes wonderful scaled bass strings. A set currently in transit soon to be installed in my Hamburg Steinway B


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