Pirastro Oliv Violin Strings, SET

By Pirastro

RRP:
£155.35
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£118.40 inc VAT & Free Delivery in the UK
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With ball end E, medium tension
9 in stock
£118.40
With loop end E, medium tension
9 in stock
£118.40

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Description

Oliv are the world's consummate gut cored string. For many decades these strings have been the choice of many of the world's leading soloists and professional players.

The wide range of gauge and cover options mean it's possible to achieve the absolute best from any instrument. These strings appeal mainly to players of the highest ability looking for a string with they which can 'customise' the sound of their instrument. They can significantly improve the sound of an already good instrument.

Due to the delicate nature of this type of string construction the life expectancy of these strings is inexact and their tonal stability is inferior to a synthetic cored string. As with all gut cored strings they are not recommended for use in fine tuners due to their elasticity.

Pirastro Oliv violin strings. The finest quality traditional gut cored string. Set of 4 strings in medium tension.

Using a loop end E? The use of a protector to prevent the tuner hook breaking the string is essential with loop end E strings. We cannot accept claims for strings broken by the adjuster hook. Click here to purchase this item.

Please note. These strings do NOT have ball ends and are not designed for use with fine tuners on the tailpiece. These can damage the knot of the string and lead to breaking. Tuning should be confined to the pegs only. Please ensure this product meets your requirements prior to purchase.


Specifications

  • FULL SIZE - MEDIUM TENSION, NATURAL GUT CORE.
  • E-Gold plated steel, ball or loop end
  • A-Aluminium on finest natural gut, ball end, 13.5PM
  • D-Gold and aluminium on finest natural gut, knot end, 16.75PM
  • G-Gold and silver on finest natural gut, knot end, 15.75PM
  • 1PM=0.05mm, e.g. 14PM=0.7mm diameter
  • Made in Germany
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Customer reviews:

Rating Summary
4
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Lucia
04/12/2014 21:56
Ballybofey, Ireland

Professional

Very nice sound.
1 out of 1 found the following review helpful

Pros: Very nice sound.

Cons: Too sensitive about tuning.

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ayoubkhan
13/03/2017 10:40
Croydon, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Great strings.

Pros: this set of strings are great , sounds beautiful playing solo.

Cons: cost is high.

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Jodi
22/04/2014 10:22
Ampleforth, United Kingdom

Beginner

Violin Strings
1 out of 2 found the following review helpful

Pros: Used then for the past 5 years and always been happy

Cons: None

Other: My favourites

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Eva
17/10/2014 20:57
Sligo, Ireland

Professional

....however i will shopping with you again,thanks.
0 out of 2 found the following review helpful

Pros: ...beautiful tone...

Cons: ...no cons...

Other: ...i like shopping at stringzone...just delivery was this time terribly late...

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ayoubkhan
30/04/2012 15:00
Croydon, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

My violin and I addicted to it.
1 out of 4 found the following review helpful

Pros: my violin refuses to sing unless I put a set of Oliv strings on it..I have no choice. btw it is THE BEST out there.

Cons: good things normally wont last longer, life leaves it after 1 year. My wallet hates it .

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Karl
21/04/2011 18:24
Nykøbing Mors , Denmark

Beginner

it brusted to easily
3 out of 10 found the following review helpful

Pros: Normaly it is good string

Cons: Before I even had tightend it to the right key it brusted, you could see that it was week on some places, it was on a way flat.

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