Gaines Wheel – Double Bass Transport Wheel


The Gaines Bass Wheel allows double bass players to safely transport instruments. Heavy duty tire and adjustable orientation makes bass transport a breeze.

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The Gaines Bass Wheel was designed to allow double bass players to safely and easily transport their instruments. The eight-inch diameter pneumatic tire (with inner-tube) absorbs damaging mechanical shock and prevents it from reaching the bass. The tire is mounted in a steel yoke, with a shaft that is inserted into the endpin holder. The wheel orientation is adjustable and the shafts are interchangeable. The wheel inner-tube has a standard fitting for a hand-operated tire pump. Heavy-duty shielded ball bearings and top-quality fasteners and set screws ensure that the Gaines Bass Wheel is a safe choice for traveling professional bassists.


The Gaines Bass Wheel comes with one shaft, available in several standard sizes. PLEASE MAKE YOUR SELECTION IN THE CUSTOMIZATION TAB ABOVE BEFORE ADDING THE ITEM TO YOUR CART.


Technical Info:


  • 8 inch heavy duty tire
  • Ball-bearing wheel
  • Standard shaft sizes: 5/16”, 3/8”, 7/16”, 1/2”, 9/16”, 5/8”


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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