#1
Is there anything I can do to make my strings last longer? I use Ernie Ball 10 gauges, but they seem to feel old and gritty very quickly. Does that have to do with humidity, or should I try different strings?
#2
i thought you were gonna talk about 11 dimensional strings vibrating on N dimensional branes.

disappointed

wipe your strings down after playing, keep the guitar in the case. some of my friends have been know to use waxy furniture polish, my one friend swore by the stuff. i have never used anything like that.
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#3
wash your hands.
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#5
I used to use Ernie Balls and even cleaning them and washing my hands, they never seemed to last that long.

I've been using D'addario strings for the past 2-3 years and they definitely last longer even without cleaning them off. I've only ever broken 2 strings after switching to them when I used to constantly break Ernie Balls.

Again, take the advice of the other people in this thread since this has worked for me and may not work for you. It's just my personal insight on it.
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#6
i dont undstand rbeaking strings. I never have in my 2 years of playing lol.
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#7
your only hope is coated strings. or buy into stuff like the dean markley blue steels. tehy did never rust on me, but niether do regular strings either.

anyways. try em...
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#8
Quote by romeozdistress
i dont undstand rbeaking strings. I never have in my 2 years of playing lol.


You're doing it wrong lol
#9
Quote by aerosmithfan95
I used to use Ernie Balls and even cleaning them and washing my hands, they never seemed to last that long.

I've been using D'addario strings for the past 2-3 years and they definitely last longer even without cleaning them off. I've only ever broken 2 strings after switching to them when I used to constantly break Ernie Balls.

Again, take the advice of the other people in this thread since this has worked for me and may not work for you. It's just my personal insight on it.


Yeah, Ernie Ball string do break easy. I'll try D'addario next time
#10
i usually give them a pretty good stretch, maybe thats why.
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#11
Just try different brands til you find one that works for you.

For mystical reasons that are hard or impossible to quantify, different people's genetic makeups seem to react differently with different brands of strings. Don't ask me to explain it, I don't know why, but very simply different brands of strings work for different people.
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