When we play our fingers often sweat leaving harmful corrosive residues on our guitar strings. If you’ve ever left a set of strings on your guitar for a long time you’ll know what I mean. If left alone, dirt and grime on our guitar strings leads to dull tone, rust on the strings and eventually string breakage. If you’re experiencing any of these problems with your guitar, then chances are it’s time you learned how to change guitar strings.
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Guitar Strings III
A very interesting and entertaining video from GHS strings Have you ever wondered how your guitar strings are made? Or where they come from? Let me introduce you to “A Day in the Life of a Guitar String”. From raw material to packaging, shipping to stringing, and tuning to rocking! And as suggested by Youtube, […]
More Guitar Strings
Guitar strings can basically be divided into two types – steel and nylon. Nylon strings are used on classical and flamenco guitars; while steel strings are generally found on electric, flat top and arch top acoustic guitars. It is important to note that while strings are referred to as being steel or nylon, generally strings […]
Gourmet Guitar Strings
“Goddamn Jimmy, that’s some serious gourmet s**t!” Jules (Pulp Fiction) In an industry that is, according to some, rapidly becoming mechanised it comes as no surprise to find that at least one company still produces affordable guitar strings by HAND. Yes, its true, by hand. Approximately 85%+ of a guitar’s tone comes from the strings […]