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How to get NEW bass strings in 2 minutes! Super bass tip by MarloweDK

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by tek1001, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. tek1001

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    How to get NEW bass strings in 2 minutes! Super bass tip by MarloweDK

    :hyper: Seems to work, good tip...

  2. lz4005

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    There have been threads about this already.

    Consensus: Taking 5 minutes to explain a 2 minute process is not good time management.
  3. Dbassmon

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    Very cool! Thanks for posting.
  4. tek1001

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    You're welcome!

    [​IMG]
  5. tek1001

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    Neither is the 15 seconds it took to read your post. :rollno:
  6. lz4005

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    You must read very slowly.

    Enjoy having your thread moved to the strings section.
  7. tek1001

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    Whatever, man. You're awesome.
  8. bachlover

    bachlover Supporting Member

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    Being of Scottish lineage I love it! - I'll never have to buy strings again! (they're soooooo dear) HOOT MAN!
  9. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS * Supporting Member

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    gotta go try that ...
  10. Hobobob

    Hobobob Don't feed the troll, folks. Supporting Member

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    How the heck does this work?
  11. icecycle66

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    I like the sound before better than after.
  12. 3234718

    3234718 Supporting Member

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    It's like wacking a rug with a stick. Knocks the gunk loose.

    That's my theory anyway.
  13. tek1001

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    Very possible, good call. [​IMG]
  14. ghoulbug

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    Always wanted to try this out, but was afraid I'd lose something even more valuable: my frets.
  15. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Try doing it over a large sheet of white paper to see if crud is actually falling out of the strings.
  16. mmbongo

    mmbongo Supporting Member

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    This is not nearly as useless as boiling.
  17. ole Jason

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    I remember doing the boiling thing when I was a kid and couldn't afford new strings
  18. TheAnalogKid

    TheAnalogKid Yer Doin' GREAT!!!! Supporting Member

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    I hope I'm not the only one here who got that "thrifty Scot" reference! Very good on ya!! However, I still think we Micks have perfected the skinflint stereotype, though. :D:D:D:D

    If it works for you, it works!
  19. RandyMolson

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    I use flats so I don't have crud on my strings. ;)
  20. JehuJava

    JehuJava I endorse myself Supporting Member

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    Anyone do this? I'd be curious to see the results. Maybe I'll try...

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