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Keeping your bass in the case - increases string life?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by BillyBishop, Aug 14, 2002.

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  1. BillyBishop


    Feb 7, 2001
    I was told that by keeping your bass in it's case the strings will last longer/stay brighter longer. Is there any truth to this? I always keep my basses on a stand in my bedroom.
  2. Your Bass should ALWAYS be in a hard case when not in use.

    Heat, humidity, temp. changes, and a variety of environmental factors will all have a negitive effect.

    Forget the strings. It's bad for the instrument.

    Strings oxidize faster in a humid room...

    ...While the wood swells.

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