Have i shortened the life of my new strings?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Thurisarz, Jul 7, 2005.

  1. Thurisarz


    Aug 20, 2004
    I put on my new GHS pressurewounds on my corvette on monday and today i felt like i wanted to try the E on my Warmoth '51 P to see if i should get them to that bass too. Anyway, the '51 is string thru body and the corvette is not that, now when i switched back i have this bump below the bridge pup in the string from the bridge, have i just made a bump in the string or have i shortened the life of the string? I don't feel that it has changed sound or anything. Should i worry?
  2. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Its fine dont worry.
  3. Hi - I think there is a lot of nonsense talked about strings don't do this with them don't do that etc.You say they sound ok I think they should be then.
  4. I doubt it, unless the string was bent for a long time under high pressure. That definitely weakens the string a bit. You switched it for less than a day... I wouldn't worry. The string regains its natural shape very quickly under the tension.
  5. seansbrew

    seansbrew Supporting Member

    Oct 23, 2000
    Mesa AZ.
    Have no worries, play on.
  6. Thurisarz


    Aug 20, 2004
    Ok, thanks guys! :)