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  • Flat Wound Bass Strings

    SIT Flat Wound Bass Strings 45-105

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    NZD $68.70 excl GST
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  • SIT Foundations Nickel Bass 5 String

    SIT Foundations Nickel Bass 5 String 40-120

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    NZD $54.70 excl GST
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  • SIT Foundations Nickel Bass Strings

    SIT Foundations Nickel Bass Strings 45-105

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    NZD $43.47 excl GST
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  • SIT Foundations Stainless Steel

    SIT Foundations Stainless Steel Bass Strings 45-105

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  • SIT Power Groove Extra Light

    SIT Power Groove Extra Light Electric Guitar Strings 9-42

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    NZD $16.22 excl GST
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  • SIT Power Groove Pure Nickel

    SIT Power Groove Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings 10-46

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  • SIT Power Wound Extra Light Strings

    SIT Power Wound Extra Light Nickel Electric Guitar Strings 9-42

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    NZD $13.00 excl GST
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  • SIT Power Wound Light Strings

    SIT Power Wound Light Nickel Electric Guitar Strings 10-46

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  • SIT Power Wound Nickel Bass 5

    SIT Power Wound Nickel Bass 5 Strings 45-125

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  • SIT Power Wound Nickel Bass Strings

    SIT Power Wound Nickel Bass Strings 45-105

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  • SIT Silencer Nickel Semi-Flat

    SIT Silencer Nickel Semi-Flat Bass Strings

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SIT Strings

SIT Strings

SIT Strings also known as Stay In Tune Strings was founded on a belief that a guitar string is more than just an accessory. Rather that strings are an integral part of a musicians sound and voice. Since 1980, S.I.T have been manufacturing strings one at a time at their company location in Akron, Ohio. Made using the highest quality materials to deliver organic tone, great feel, and tuning stability.

Designed to give you incredible tone and longevity. SIT strings will get you through countless gigs while being as much of a joy to play months down the road as they are on day one. S.I.T’s secret is their advanced winding process, which allows them to create strings that have impressive volume and consistency.

We stock an increasing range of Guitar Strings from SIT. Find out for yourself why so many working musicians use them on stages around the world. For our lovers of low end, choose from Power Wound Nickel, Power Steel Stainless, Fusion-Wound, Semi-Flat & Flatwound Bass Strings.

Who uses SIT Electric Guitar Strings?

Dan Auerback – The Black Keys
Since the very early days of his career, Dan Auerback of The Black Keys has been playing SIT Strings. Also hailing from Akron, Ohio. Dan has Stuck with SIT Strings throughout his career. Using the Powerwound Strings on his wide range of guitars on stage around the world. Check out his rig rundown on You tube to see his awesome collection.

Max Cavalera – Soulfly, Sepultura, Nail Bomb
Max Cavalera is the walking embodiment of creative energy, of all of the diverse layers of urgency that are possible from that select few whose artistic output defines genres. Armed with Cavalera’s four-stringed guitars, unmistakable growl and instantly recognizable riffage, the muddy tones and constant rhythmic bounce of Soulfly has retained its gritty edge while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in metal. Max uses SIT Power Wound 10-46 electric guitar string.

Willie Alder – Lamb of God
Formed in 1994, Lamb of God consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler. The band is considered to be a part of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal movement. born in 1976, in Richmond, Virginia. At the age of just eleven, Willie was already banging his head to the beat of legendary metal bands like Metallica and thrashing away on his first guitar. As the years progressed, he developed a very distinctive and undeniably, killer style. His use of odd and discordant chords, combined with his unique sense of timing, rhythm, and super-human stretch, has made Willie one of the most popular metal guitarists on the planet, and one of the hardest to imitate.

Who uses SIT Bass Strings?

David Ellefson – Megadeth
David Ellefson was the longest serving member for Thrash Metal Titans MEGADETH, which he co-founded in 1983.  Throughout Ellefson’s 40-year professional music career, he has been awarded numerous gold and platinum awards. 12 Grammy® nominations, sold over 30 million albums worldwide. In 2017, with Megadeth he enjoyed a triumphant Grammy® Award win for Best Metal Performance for the album Dystopia.
Today, Ellefson continues to be a driving force in metal music with his Death-metal band DIETH. Alt-metal group THE LUCID (with members of SPONGE & FEAR FACTORY) and Power-metal outfit ELLEFSON-SOTO.
David Ellefson has his own Signature Set of SIT Strings and has enjoyed a long relationship with S.I.T.

Mohini Dey – Solo Bass Player
Mohini Dey is one of the rising stars inside the young bassist community. Daughter of bass player Sujoy Dey she has been described as prodigy by many acclaimed musicians. Mohini Dey started learning bass guitar at the tender age of 3 and started doing concerts and recordings at the young age of 10. She has become an in-demand session player to do numerous live and studio work for many artists throughout India and the world.
Mohini Dey uses the Fusion Wound Nickel Bass Strings and has her own Signature Set of Strings.

Chris Beattie – Hatebreed
Since 1994 Hatebreed have been at for the forefront of the Hardcore Metal scene. As one of the original members of the band, he has risen through the ranks of small gigs to large festival tours. Chris uses the Power Wound Nickel bass Strings.

Mark “Traa” Daniels – P.O.D.
Bass guitarist of the San Diego rock band P.O.D, Mark Daniels  has been a member since 1994 and has performed on all of the band’s official records. Mark used S.I.T Fusion Wound Nickel Bass Strings.

Fast Delivery Throughout NZ & Australia

All orders are sent on a track and trace, signature required courier. Arriving to most cities and towns throughout NZ overnight. Rural deliveries may need an extra 2-5 days, depending on how rural your address is. Customers in Australia usually receive their order within 5-10 days on our standard service.

Tone Merchants is very proud to be the NZ Distributor for S.I.T Strings. If there are any strings that we do not have in stock from S.I.T that you would like to use. Then Contact Us and we can see if they can be brought in on our next shipment.

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