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How often do you break one?
I can't remember the last time I broke one [ 13 ] ** [22.03%]
Maybe once or twice a year [ 26 ] ** [44.07%]
I break one at least once a month or so [ 13 ] ** [22.03%]
I have to buy the high strings in lots cause I break them often [ 5 ] ** [8.47%]
who cares, I am so good I just pick up the one my stage hand just restringed for me [ 1 ] ** [1.69%]
Never, cause I play drums or bass [ 1 ] ** [1.69%]
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leedbreak
post Jan 22 2009, 05:29 PM
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Just for fun biggrin.gif

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post Jan 22 2009, 05:34 PM
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once or twice a year.. mostly at the most inconvenient times, like when you really need to play the guitar, shops closed, no reserve strings... laugh.gif


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post Jan 22 2009, 05:35 PM
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I've broken two strings in my life. There is no option for "less than once a year" so I can't vote, but I said it here so laugh.gif


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post Jan 22 2009, 05:36 PM
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I used to break them constantly then I started putting graphite in the nut and on the saddles, works incredibly well for some unknown reason.
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post Jan 22 2009, 05:38 PM
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I can´t remember the last time I broke one, ´cause I change them once time a month smile.gif


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post Jan 22 2009, 05:42 PM
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QUOTE (Lian Gerbino @ Jan 22 2009, 10:38 AM) *
I can´t remember the last time I broke one, ´cause I change them once time a month smile.gif


ahh, yes I guess thats why I took vote one


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post Jan 22 2009, 05:47 PM
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Can't remember the last time I broke one or even needed to change them (thank you Elixir Strings biggrin.gif)


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post Jan 22 2009, 06:01 PM
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A string breaks about every month for me.
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post Jan 22 2009, 06:50 PM
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I try to change them every month or so but I occasionally get lazy and that's when disaster strikes!.. laugh.gif


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post Jan 22 2009, 07:01 PM
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When I am on tour I change them every day, never risk while doing shows. I also have 2 backup guitars ready but I don't change string on those that often. Otherwise I change every 2 weeks if I play evey day at home. After 2 weeks they lose all sustain and I can't tune them properly.


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post Jan 22 2009, 07:27 PM
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I voted I can't remember, because it's ages since I broke one... but back in the days when I was 17 and played my Tele I used to break a lot... maybe the bridge was too sharp... who knows.

I've never broken any string on my Sgs/Strat. And sometimes I hit hard!


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post Jan 22 2009, 07:42 PM
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I too have never broken a string playing.

I guess I'm changing them enough.



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post Jan 22 2009, 07:48 PM
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I usually break a string when my friends are watching me play guitar. It's so cool to get them crazy high notes by doing insane bends. Of course I just get laughed at when they break... tongue.gif


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QUOTE (TwistedSun @ Jan 22 2009, 03:48 PM) *
I usually break a string when my friends are watching me play guitar. It's so cool to get them crazy high notes by doing insane bends. Of course I just get laughed at when they break... tongue.gif



laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif hahah,!!


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post Jan 22 2009, 10:19 PM
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I break them too often biggrin.gif


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Never broken a string.. and I don't play bass or drums sad.gif


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post Jan 22 2009, 10:49 PM
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I change the strings every two to three weeks so hardly ever break any, just on the very odd occasion I break one, so a couple of times a year or so I guess smile.gif


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Broke a string on my acoustic last week but was the first time in my lifetime.


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post Jan 22 2009, 11:48 PM
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i really do have a problem, i break a string about once a week!!
of course im using a floyd rose style bridge, but still.
i tried elixirs, ernie ball, ghs, and now i am gonna try d'adario, ernie ball reinforced and dean markey in hope that one of them will do the job


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post Jan 23 2009, 12:03 AM
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Hehhe, cool poll! smile.gif I can't remember the last time I broke the string, let's say 7-8 months ago.


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