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Does my guitar need new strings?

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Here are a few signs that your guitar may need new strings:  

  • Your strings go out of tune very easily (this can also happen to brand new strings if you don't stretch them out first).
  • Your strings start to frey meaning you can see tiny frays coming off of the strings in areas where you play them the most. 
  • Your strings begin to rust or discolor.
  • It has been longer than 3 or 4 months since you last changed the strings.

FYI--strings tend to wear faster with the harder and longer you playthem and with the amount of dirt and oil you put on them from your hands (so, wash your hands before you play and your strings will last longer).

 


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