Larson Aurora strings are a higher grade student string that I am offering as an option on the wiplstix. The stock strings on a wiplstix are admitedly the cheapest I can find in order to keep the instrument's overall price low. They are Antione Breton steel strings (a french guy's name on a cheap chinese strings, funny) and are more brash than these strings, but have always held up well for me and other customers. I also figure that someone will just put their favorite strings on their wiplstix so why spend anymore than needed if they re going to be replaced. Changing strings on a wiplstix requires some customizing, and I hope to put a video out soon on how to shave the silks back in order to accommodate the Wiplstix need for longer string length.
This is a new offering so I cannot personally testify over time and travel how these strings will hold up, but they do produce a more pleasing and richer sound to the instrument. I am glad to be able to offer this option.
wipLstix are very handy travel violins invented and made by me in my shop in the southern Appalachians. The length between its bridge and nut is that of a standard violin, but the body has been minimized to maximize portability. wipLstix is a self contained unit, complete with its 1/8th size bow and inflatable chinrest, all fitting inside a 2" diameter by 24" long watertight traveling tube! The case will also nicely accommodate the chunk of round rosin of your choice.