#1
I got some d'addario xl nickel wound strings today and 2 strings snapped on me (high e and a) a lot of people seem to like the d'addario's but was it unlucky that I had 2 strings break on me or what? I've used elixir's and ernie balls and they've never snapped on me while playing let alone while tuning it up for the first time.
#3
are you sure that you aren't over tuning? i had a friend who used to wind his strings tight enough so when he first started tuning it read around G-A for his high E string, and he actually made it to D or D# before it snapped on him. Also, what method do you use to string your guitar? I've never had a string snap on me straight out of the package.
#4
u proablly just got some bad strings or somin like that cause before i had my Ibanez (Which now i regret buyin cause of the tremolo) so i would get a new pair of strings and if they break again then go back to ur old brand
#5
did thy break right at the bridge?
if so, then there is likely a sharp edge or something there that is weakening them.
I always used to use D'Addarios and never had that kind of problem
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