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Lazy String Cleaning...

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by kirbywrx, Dec 16, 2001.

  1. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    ...Is there anyway to make old strings sound better without taking them off your bass? Because everytime i take them off to soak them in metho (not boiling water) the neck seams to make a weird noise and I KNOW thats not good for the bass.

    So what i ask, is there anyway to give the strings a clean sound without taking them off?
  2. Chasarms

    Chasarms Casual Observer

    May 24, 2001
    Saint Louis, MO USA
    A couple of wipes with fast fret might take some of the goo out of the strings. That may brighten them up a bit. But there is not reason you can't remove the strings from your bass. It shouldn't harm it in any way.
  3. downstairs


    May 13, 2001
    Pasadena, MD
    if there is a creeking noise or a small crackling sound, its just the wood settling, its no problem.

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