New string time

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  1. Buckocaster51

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    Steel strings? or...
     
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    Beautiful top on that guitar!
     
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    Nice!

    But be careful - you can't imagine the divot a dropped set of nippers can make in a top. Don't ask me how I know...
     
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    Gallagher?
    Gallagher with “fresh wires”?
    Win, win!
     
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    Why are there nippers there at all, is it string through?
     
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    Just what I needed, a reminder to change mine.
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    I’m changing the strings on my Goodall for an acoustic jam I’m doing mañana.
     
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    The tuner end of those strings need to be trimmed.
     
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    it has some fine wood for sure
     
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    What Goodall model do you have?
    They are the best bang for the buck to get stunning tone.
    I have owned 7 and still have a couple.
    Let us know how your Goodall cuts through the jam!
     
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    This one.
    It’s a Hawaiian era RCJC, though I actually don’t know the year.
    It’s the best steel string acoustic guitar I’ve ever owned.
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    Wouldn't it be nice if they made Fender vintage style SafetiPosts for acoustic 3x3s.
     
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    Doh, only thinking of the removal. I'll go back to sleep now.
     
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    For a very long time I coiled the tuner ends of the strings. But as I started doing that in the 1960s I figured it either had a nonchalant cool look to it or the coiled ends served as an antenna to draw in aquarian cosmic beams.
     
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    They do. Whomever owns the right to the Kluson name these days still offers 3 on a Plate Safeti Post tuners for both slothead and solid headstock Martins, Gibsons and others.
     
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    Thanks. I have never seen them. Are they only 3 on a plate? I'll keep looking.
     
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    I'm having trouble with strings. Just put a new set on and had a 2.5 hour practice. They are grungy, sticky and discolored. First it was Ernie Balls, next it was Just Strings.
    Anyone else experiencing this?

    I guess I have to buy a bunch of sets again and trash the stock I have. They sat for 1.5 years in the package.
     
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    That is all I have seen but I have never gone out hunting for them as I have a parts box full of Kluson tuners from the 1930s through the 1950s so generally just go with those when I need or want to replace what is on a guitar. But if you think about it there was no difference between acoustic and electric guitars tuners other than Fenders were six on a plate.
     
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