Restringing the Bass Tutorial

by Bogdan Radovic

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  • Hello GMC! Welcome to my "Bass guitar restringing tutorial". In this tutorial I will show you how to properly restring a bass guitar and save old strings as spare set. This is a step by step guide and will be applicable to a majority of bass guitars.


    1. New set of strings
    2. String cutter
    3. String winder - optional

    Here are the tutorial steps arranged by videos:

    1. Cleaning and unwinding the strings
    2. Straightening strings for use in a spare set
    3. Removing old strings out of a bass
    4. Making the spare set out of old strings
    5. Inserting the new strings
    6. Winding up new strings
    7. Tuning the strings to correct pitch and stretching them

    Feel free to ask me any questions in the lesson feedback and in my instructor board at forum.

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