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Old 01-31-2011, 03:24 PM   #51 (permalink)
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I break the G string on my guitars most frequently. It's pushed me into getting thicker strings, which helps tonality as well as prolonging string life.
break your g string fingering a minor?
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Old 02-01-2011, 03:15 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Whenever i get new strings, no matter what brand, I always end up busting the high E the first or second time i tune it. as far as the rest of the strings go, they've never broken, but some start sounding really shitty after a couple of months. GHS strings usually last a little longer before they start going crappy.
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Old 02-02-2011, 05:57 PM   #53 (permalink)
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I've been playing for a few years and I've broken my strings a handful of times. Usually it's the G or high E strings. Kind of annoying but it comes with the territory.
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Old 02-02-2011, 08:14 PM   #54 (permalink)
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Personally I think it depends on your style of playing. If you play soft, and finger pick or something to that effect. They are going to go the distance. If you have a more aggressive style of playing they simply arent going to hold out as long.
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:39 AM   #55 (permalink)
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The G always breaks more often. It is tighter than any other string. I break one string or another every 2-3 weeks. I play 4 hours or more a day though.

Also a lot of it has to do with style. If I'm streaming I am a lot more likely to break a string, rather than simple travis picking.
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Old 02-07-2011, 12:45 PM   #56 (permalink)
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I've been playing an electric guitar with 4 strings on it for months. Made me really learn my chord compositions that way.

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Old 02-24-2011, 01:23 AM   #57 (permalink)
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I'm a guitarist and play mostly rock, metal and punk. With me it's normally the low E quickly followed by the G. Strings usually last me about 2-4 months.
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Old 02-24-2011, 01:29 AM   #58 (permalink)
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Its seems like the g string and high e are always the one to break first for me also. This last set has lasted quite a bit longer than usual. Of course I havent been playing near as much. So it just depends..ive broken strings after only having them on there 3 weeks or less.
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I'm lazy about changing my strings, though I do manage to change them before they break. If they do break, though, it is always the high E. I like to play with 8's, so they are really light.
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Personally I think it depends on your style of playing. If you play soft, and finger pick or something to that effect. They are going to go the distance. If you have a more aggressive style of playing they simply arent going to hold out as long.
I play all types of musick but it's always the high E string
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