#1
i only used to drop it till F and then back to G.and today when i dropped it to F it suddenly broke.it never happend with any other string.Explanation?(i use light gauge(0.12-0.53)
#4
where did it break, at the bridge? at the post? somewhere in between?
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#5
poorly wound on?
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#6
Quote by opticon
where did it break, at the bridge? at the post? somewhere in between?


it broke at the tuning head
#7
The real question is how old was it? Old strings do not handle change well. Going back and forth between a whole step can give it a fracture that the slightest change will set off. If this happens with a brand new string, then you have a problem. Check the tuning post, check the nut slot, check your windings. My money is on it being old and not enjoying yo-yo-ing between notes.
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#8
My money is on it being old and not enjoying yo-yo-ing between notes.


This was my first thought.
#9
Quote by Chad48309
The real question is how old was it? Old strings do not handle change well. Going back and forth between a whole step can give it a fracture that the slightest change will set off. If this happens with a brand new string, then you have a problem. Check the tuning post, check the nut slot, check your windings. My money is on it being old and not enjoying yo-yo-ing between notes.


i think this is one very valid reason. also, light strings do not handle tuning changes as well as thicker strings, so take note of that as well.
#10
well you see the subatomic bonds have failed probably due to mechanical failure or possibly a flaw in the metal or corrosion.