How often should I replace my strings?
It really does depend on the individual. I have relatively dry hands and my strings seem to last a long time.
My son has sweatty hands and his strings wear out very fast.
The best way to determine when you need to change strings is by examining them...
a. When they turn dark and start to sound dead,
b. When they get hard to tune and stay in tune,
c. If one breaks after a long time, it's usually best to replace the whole set,
d. If the intonation gets worse,
e. Make sure you have a fresh set of strings installed before doing any type of adjustments for
intonation or playability.
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