Cleaning rust?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by bass_tool, Jun 15, 2001.

  1. When i bought my new 5-String bass recently, it came with a bit of rust on the B and G srings

    what is the best method to clean rust off, if any

    should i just buy new strings?
  2. Slater

    Slater Bye Millen! Hello?

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    Rusty strings are dead strings. Buy a new set :) !
  3. rust?!


    get new strings. :)
  4. eric atkinson

    eric atkinson "Is our children learning "Is our teachers teachin

    Feb 4, 2001
    Well you can use a grinder and some wd40? No man get new strings!
  5. if they started rusting right after you got them you can try to return them... I think bass strings are too expensive to have that happen to them after a recent buy.