Clef Double Bass Gut String Oil


Clef Gut String Oil keeps your gut upright bass strings healthy and strong. A few ounces of prevention can save you hundreds in the long run.


Clef Gut String Oil keeps your gut upright bass strings healthy and strong. A proprietary blend of refined oils developed by Gary Upton, double bassist and luthier, specifically formulated to prolong and protect your gut bass strings. Apply Clef Gut String Oil weekly for optimal protection of your gut double bass strings, gut violin strings, gut cello strings, and gut viola strings.


This gut string oil helps to keep elasticity, pliability, and reduces fraying in your gut strings. Weekly oiling of your gut strings can help keep you in tune while reducing the need to replace your strings.  A few ounces of prevention can save you hundreds in the long run. Try our gut string oil today!! Limited Quantities Available


To apply: wipe on with a clean cloth, allow to penetrate for 10 minutes, remove residue…and then play!



Upton Bass String Instrument Co. specializes in building award-winning custom double basses and offers accessories for the double bass. Upton Bass also services all instruments and bows of the violin family with world class restoration and repair, to view our online restoration portfolio visit

Upton Bass is ready to offer advice and answer any questions regarding double basses or related bass topics. Please contact UB at or call the shop at +1 (860) 535-9399. Hours of operation Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 6pm. The Workshop (The Barn) and showroom are located in Mystic, Connecticut conveniently between Boston and NYC.

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