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How often do you change strings?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by bass87, Feb 20, 2003.

  1. Weekly

    0 vote(s)
  2. Monthly

    0 vote(s)
  3. Every 2 - 4 months

    2 vote(s)
  4. Every 5 - 7 months

    1 vote(s)
  5. Every 8 - 10 months

    1 vote(s)
  6. More than every 10 months

    0 vote(s)
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  1. I dont change mine very often at all, I've only changed once in 10 months of playing. What about other TBers?
  2. OneCoolDog


    Oct 15, 2002
    Alabama, USA
    I changed mine after I took up playing 6 months ago when I popped a string, but I don't know how long those strings had been on there before. It had been in my basement for years.
  3. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    If you're just curious --- every 3 weeks. I have to have "ping".

    If you're looking for what is "right" --- your ears are always right.

    Now underwear, that's different --- the vernal equinox and the summer solstice.
  4. Steve S

    Steve S

    Jul 26, 2000
  5. 5stringDNA


    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    Seems this poll get re-polled every couple months, lol...I change mine ever 3-6 months. I use ground-wounds (half-flats) so they get beat up fairly easy adn I lose my brightness after 3 or 4 months.
  6. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    there are a few threads of this nature in the FAQ.

    so start faqqing ;)

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