AUTOPLAY
Restring A Guitar
5 steps
What you’ll need
Guitar
String(s)
Loosen and then remove strings. It is safe to remove all 6 at once!
1. Loosen and then remove strings. It is safe to remove all 6 at once!
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Stretch out the new strings first — this speeds up the break-in process.
2. Stretch out the new strings first — this speeds up the break-in process.
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Feed new string(s) in, leaving 3-4 inches of slack.
3. Feed new string(s) in, leaving 3-4 inches of slack.
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Hold the string in place and turn the tuning peg, so that the string coils neatly down the peg.
4. Hold the string in place and turn the tuning peg, so that the string coils neatly down the peg.
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Snip off excess length, so the ends don’t damage your case (or band mates).
5. Snip off excess length, so the ends don’t damage your case (or band mates).
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