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Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by tek1001, Dec 23, 2013.
How to get NEW bass strings in 2 minutes! Super bass tip by MarloweDK
Seems to work, good tip...
There have been threads about this already.
Consensus: Taking 5 minutes to explain a 2 minute process is not good time management.
Very cool! Thanks for posting.
Neither is the 15 seconds it took to read your post.
You must read very slowly.
Enjoy having your thread moved to the strings section.
Whatever, man. You're awesome.
Being of Scottish lineage I love it! - I'll never have to buy strings again! (they're soooooo dear) HOOT MAN!
gotta go try that ...
How the heck does this work?
I like the sound before better than after.
It's like wacking a rug with a stick. Knocks the gunk loose.
That's my theory anyway.
Very possible, good call.
Always wanted to try this out, but was afraid I'd lose something even more valuable: my frets.
Try doing it over a large sheet of white paper to see if crud is actually falling out of the strings.
This is not nearly as useless as boiling.
I remember doing the boiling thing when I was a kid and couldn't afford new strings
I hope I'm not the only one here who got that "thrifty Scot" reference! Very good on ya!! However, I still think we Micks have perfected the skinflint stereotype, though.
If it works for you, it works!
I use flats so I don't have crud on my strings.
Anyone do this? I'd be curious to see the results. Maybe I'll try...