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you can't beat it. fuck off you cant this thread is over fuck off.
today is not my day. fuck off
need to dull them up a bit first
they sound great but can go in and out of tune a bit.
Tune up, stretch, tune up again, stretch again, and repeat until they all stay in tune.
The Sound of New Strings + 1 Week
cant wait! love it after they settle.
Might have been a completely unrelated band, but I remember reading about a guitarist who only ever used really old, knackered strings because he felt they sounded better. I don't get it personally. For acoustic, I love the bright sound of a new set of strings, plus there is something satisfying about the rigmarole of swapping them over. I have only ever used two sets of bass strings in my life, I took them off and boiled them in a pan once to clean them, worked wonders.
The main problem with old strings is your fingers smell when you stop playing.