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Breaking Strings
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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Bogdan Radovic
post Jan 23 2009, 03:16 PM
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I usually don't break strings on my bass often because I change them regularly but I would say 3-4 times a year..


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The Uncreator
post Jan 23 2009, 11:10 PM
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I break one at least once a month, Its always the low E or A, Never the highs, I dont know why. Probably cause when I play riffs, Im a bit aggressive sometimes, especially with downpicking, I abuse the hell out of them strings smile.gif
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post Jan 24 2009, 12:04 PM
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I think i broke 2 strings in my one year of guitar playing

when i was using the ibanez tremollo for the first time

but now it never happens
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post Jan 24 2009, 06:48 PM
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I broke 1 in my 1 year of playing, because i forgot about locks when tuning my ibanez first time laugh.gif


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post Jan 24 2009, 08:35 PM
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Maybe one or twice a year smile.gif
I don't break too many strings smile.gif
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post Jan 24 2009, 08:42 PM
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Well I have to be cautious with my schecter cause there are certain angles when the high E binds in the nut too much and even a brand new elixir string can break. I broke like 3 strings in one week when I realized that they don't break in the middle but near the tuning pegs - at the nut ohmy.gif

Other then that I usually never break a string


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post Jan 24 2009, 08:50 PM
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I used to have a tendency to break strings when I was restringing my guitar. Thing was, I never broke the high strings, I was always breaking the thick strings >_>. When I'm stretching them out, I guess I bend them too far, and the base of the string (with the ball end) snaps off...

Doesn't happen anymore, though.


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post Jan 24 2009, 11:02 PM
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I normally don't brake any strings. When I started using DR strings on my fender, the first 3 sets got me a broken string, but now everything is perfectly fine again (I guess it was because I was changing my action, intonation etc so often and that's now settled smile.gif).


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post Jan 25 2009, 12:03 AM
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I almost never break one. I usually change them and they're still intact, old, but intact.


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