#1
I have seen multiple tutorials on how to change strings. Some specify that the string needs to be turned around the post at least three times. Other tutorials sort of tie the string in a knot and wrap maybe one time. Is there anyway any better than the other?
#2
I never do whatever the knot thing is. I usually wind more than less, but that is due to laziness. Wind it around a few times, just use some common sense really. Also, try to avoid overlapping the string, that's not really the best.
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#3
Just do it the way Frudua teaches in this video and it'll be perfect.
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#4
I use the string locking method. I guess that's what they mean by a knot.

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#6
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It's probably easier to take them off again if you just wrap it around, but the string locking method is definitely best.

How? I've tried to make a knot, but no success
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#7
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How? I've tried to make a knot, but no success




Like this.

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#8
Line up the peg holes like this.



Insert string like this.



Pull string around and under the string like this.



Pull string over the string like this.



Trim string and tune.

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#9
Wow thank you this was the most helpful answer I've seen heard about strings
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#11
I personally just wrap the strings a couple of times, but then I have a locking nut so I have no real reason to use the string-locking method.
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#13
That link shows the string locking method and notes that you should have at least 2-3 winds around the peg. Others I have seen have only one wind with the string locking method. Is it necessary to have multiple winds around the peg?
#14
so is it necessary to have multiple winds around the peg when using the string locking method?
#15
I'd still have 2 or 3 winds just to be safe.
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#16
If the string stays on, in tune and doesn't rattle you did it right enough.
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#17
This method used two kinks so there's no chance of slippage. How much to wrap is preference.
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