String won't seat

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by LukeMan970, Dec 25, 2005.

  1. LukeMan970


    Jun 22, 2005
    Seattle, WA
    I just got a new set of d'addario nickles but the base of the string right by the ball won't seat into the warwick bridge because its too thick. Anyone have any ideas on what to do? Oh yeah this is only on the B string.
  2. Basshole

    Basshole Banned

    Jan 28, 2005
    Flatten (compress) windings slightly with lineman or duckbill pliers. Even the base of a larger needle nose will do in a [ahem] pinch.