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retightening strings

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by 61pollmann, Jul 5, 2005.


  1. 61pollmann

    61pollmann Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2005
    Wisconsin
    I've heard that certain strings lose some of their sound if you loosen them and then reinstall. I have Obligatos on my Grunert. I want to try a Realist pu, but am worried about damaging the strings. Any thoughts?

    George
     
  2. Obligatos will definitely lose some punch if you detension them, but it may not be a huge problem if you like a dark thumpy sound.
     
  3. anonymous0726

    anonymous0726 Guest

    Nov 4, 2001
    I found that the arco response suffers more. They like to squawk and bitch after retensioning...