Is it bad to loosen the strings and then re-tighten them in order to adjust/replace the saddle? I just got new strings less than a week ago, but my saddle arrived today and I was thinking of just using the same ones. Not sure if it's recommended to get a new set.. or do I even need to remove the bridge pins for the install to begin with?

Any insight would be appreciate
Last edited by Rizzice at Jul 8, 2011,
I mean i've done it before on my floyd. I tuned it up and everything and the Low E wasn't in the lock tight enough. I just unwound it and then reused the string
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Just loosen the strings enough for you to take out your saddle. Just be aware that the tension is what keeps the strings locked in with the bridge pins.

Loosening the strings will in no way damage your guitar.
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