#1
hey just wondering how often/if at all should i replace all of my guitar strings?
you know is there a time when your strings have been used so much that it starts to affect the sound and you should then change them?
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hey just wondering how often/if at all should i replace all of my guitar strings?
you know is there a time when your strings have been used so much that it starts to affect the sound and you should then change them?


I hear you should do change em a least every 4-6 months.
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#4
when you start to hear the tone change or the elasticity in the string become less otherwise leave it.
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#6
i would prefer to do it every week, i have the money to do it every 2 or 2 and a half weeks. they break down fairly quickly, and i can hear tone well enough to hear how that happens
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#7
awesome thanks heaps
yeh mines are slightly rusted and im going to buy some more strings and replace them
thanks heaps guys
how can you afford to replace strings every 2 or so weeks....
i can hardly afford strings after a good couple of months
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i would prefer to do it every week, i have the money to do it every 2 or 2 and a half weeks. they break down fairly quickly, and i can hear tone well enough to hear how that happens

Id only suggest this if you actually like that 'new string' sound, a lot of people like their strings more once they've worn them in a bit.
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how can you afford to replace strings every 2 or so weeks....
i can hardly afford strings after a good couple of months

Well definately buy them online if you can because you'll find shops always add an extra few $$$ to the price
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#12
ok awesome thanks for this massive response do i need to delete this thread or something?
never made a thread before lol
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#14
I want to get in on this before it dies.. O.O

I change my strings every 1-3 months. I'm anal about it ;P
#15
Once a month when I'm actively playing, band is active, etc. Or right before we do any recording.
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#16
when it sounds and/or feels like it needs it. it'll depend on the humidity etc. and the chemical composition of your sweat, how often you play and other things like that.
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