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Teflon or silicon?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by freatles, Jan 13, 2014.


  1. freatles

    freatles

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    The new flats are stickyish. Makes me wonder if I should lube the strings.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

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  3. pfox14

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  4. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

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    Outer nose grease, is what I meant. It works.
     
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  6. Jensby design

    Jensby design

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  7. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    Fast fret, or WD-40.

    Or just play them a lot.
     
  8. Jensby design

    Jensby design

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    ok, you win. Now go put a shirt on :scowl: nobody wants to see that :scowl:
     
  9. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    You wanna oil me down with the WD-40 don'tcha? It OK. I get that a lot....... :bag:
     
  10. Jensby design

    Jensby design

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    Phalex, you've got the moves like Jagger? Jagger is 70 years old! I don't want moves like that for another 40 years.
     
  11. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    It's a typo. It's spoda read "Moobs".
     
  12. Jensby design

    Jensby design

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    Well OP you could lube your strings with whale blubber. You could slice a some off Phalex he wouldn't miss it.
     
  13. freatles

    freatles

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    But but. Wont fingers/nose grease/hair grease/chicken grease/reindeer grease contain salts etc that will kill my string tone (thats already damped due to flatwound)?

    Found some food-safe silicon spray so I'll try that

    Works on rubber too! :bag:
     
  14. Jensby design

    Jensby design

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    Wash your hands before you play. :cool: Yeah I'm cool, I know it. :cool:
     

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