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Boiling Strings to Restore Tone?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by 20one, Oct 13, 2003.


  1. 20one

    20one

    Jan 10, 2003
    Abilene, TX
    A friend of mine is telling me that if I boil my strings for approx 10-20 mins it'll clean em up and restore the tone to almost "like new" sound...

    To me this sounds absurd, anyone do this or is it just downright stupid?
     
  2. 20one

    20one

    Jan 10, 2003
    Abilene, TX
    Well I just tried it.... worked.... boiled em for 20 mins and they're soundin like new...
     
  3. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    Hey wait, what did you boil them in? Water, alcohol...? I think I will do that for the extra strings I have laying around, just so they aren't dirty as hell anymore for if I just break one...
     
  4. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    Ah, there's that thread ;);).