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Storing old (but good) strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by canopener, Oct 15, 2004.

  1. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    So, we've seen the "how to restore" old strings threads ad nauseam, but what do you guys do with your used, but still playable strings? I have several sets of flats laying around, all of them in the envelopes they came in, but I can never seem to roll them up as nice as they came in. Is there a better way to store strings?
  2. I just hang them in the closet. Thread them on a coat hanger and turn the hanger so that they hang straight down. (the coat hanger is actually laying on the shelf above).
  3. NV43345


    Apr 1, 2003
    I put them in a medium size Ziplock freezer bag and put them
    in my gig bag. I have never needed them, but there good to have as a just in case. :cool:
  4. wimpy


    Aug 1, 2004
    Czech Republic
    Second day I start to play bass I had problem with bad sound for slap (sounds like braces)... Now I use this. I know you can't find this liquid out of czech rep. but I'm sure something similar exist over there... :bassist: