Restringing the Guitar - Step-by-Step Guide

by Ivan Milenkovic

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  • Hi GMC, welcome to my new guide on restringing the electric guitar. This video can serve as a guide how to properly restring a telecaster type of guitar with stoptail but applicable to similar types of guitars. Note that I'm showing one way to change the strings and not the only way. You can make your own restringing process, and I hope you will learn something from my own that you already don't know. Have fun!

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    1. Unwinding the old string set
    2. Straightening up the old string set
    3. Removing the old string set out of the body
    4. Making the spare set out of old strings
    5. Cleaning the Guitar
    6. Inserting new string set into guitar body
    7. Winding the new string set
    8. What to do with string leftovers
    9. Tuning and stretching the strings
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