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Old 03-24-2011, 02:49 PM   #71 (permalink)
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I must be lucky. I've only broken strings twice in my life. Then again I keep my tension at a normal level, and I use lighter gauge strings.
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Old 03-25-2011, 12:17 AM   #72 (permalink)
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I must be lucky. I've only broken strings twice in my life. Then again I keep my tension at a normal level, and I use lighter gauge strings.
Light strings are way easier to break.
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Old 03-27-2011, 12:21 PM   #73 (permalink)
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Have never broken an electric guitar string but I play an Epiphone jazz box. On Acoustic gtr I have only broken like 2 or 3 in many years of playing.
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Old 04-12-2011, 06:16 AM   #74 (permalink)
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I've only ever broken 3 strings, none on the same guitar. The first one was my first guitar, i think i dropped it, the second wasnt really me, it was my dad trying to tune my bass and the 3rd was my acoustic. Not sure what happened to it, tbh i think it was something to do with the strings being 15+ years old and not having been tuned for 3 of those, then being tuned.
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Old 04-12-2011, 06:29 AM   #75 (permalink)
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^^just how often do you play guitar, then?
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Old 04-12-2011, 08:46 AM   #76 (permalink)
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I break strings frequently on my electric, might be because it's easy to do 2 step bends on the higher strings.

I think I break my G string the most though, so lame when it happens.
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I've only ever broken 3 strings, none on the same guitar. The first one was my first guitar, i think i dropped it, the second wasnt really me, it was my dad trying to tune my bass and the 3rd was my acoustic. Not sure what happened to it, tbh i think it was something to do with the strings being 15+ years old and not having been tuned for 3 of those, then being tuned.
your dad broke a bass string by tuning it?

that's an example of negligence if I've ever seen one.
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Old 04-14-2011, 08:15 AM   #79 (permalink)
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^^just how often do you play guitar, then?
me? i play it every day. But the acoustic that broke randomly, i'd just got it from my uncle who'd had it for about 20 years i think.

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your dad broke a bass string by tuning it?

that's an example of negligence if I've ever seen one.
He doesn't play bass, or guitar. He decided he knew what he was doing and tried to tune it with a guitar tuner (not a guitar and bass tuner, just for guitar)
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your dad broke a bass string by tuning it?

that's an example of negligence if I've ever seen one.
When I got my first tuning key I was so excited I winded the string right off the guitar.
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