Pull on it, twisted, yank that thing.....

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  1. studio1087

    studio1087 Telefied Silver Supporter

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    Check out the string winder’s that are available on Amazon. They have a string snipper and a string winder and a pen color. Three for $9.95. I was changing strings on one of my Martin’s last week and I couldn’t find a string winder in the whole house even though I know I have like five of them. I did the wrong thing and ordered three more. All the humanity I had to do everything by hand changing the strings on my Martin, it took 12 minutes. The first world problem is that some of us have, it’s just amazing. You guys should order some of this chicken on Amazon, Amazon prime.
    I was changing strings on one of my Martin’s last week and I couldn’t find a string winder in the whole house even though I know I have like five of them. I did the wrong thing and ordered three more. All the humanity I had to do everything by hand changing the strings on my Martin, it took 12 minutes. The first world problem is that some of us have, it’s just amazing. You guys should order some of this chicken on Amazon, Amazon prime.

    Wind, Paul, snip.

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    rz350 Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    So you're saying I have to change strings on my guitar???

    I thought it was like the engine oil in my car, you just leave the factory stuff in, that's why they put it in at the factory....
     
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    It's a cheap copy of the Daddario Pro Winder that's been around for at least a decade. pro-winder-d_addario-zx1200.jpg
     
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    Hmmnn??? The member is only trying to be helpful.
     
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    wabashslim Friend of Leo's

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    Said the outraged lady at GC who brought in her son's guitar with a broken string...who just bought it only a year ago...I heard her say.
     
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    “Pen color” and something you can “Paul” with

    This thread is more interesting than the title implies
     
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    And a repeat paragraph. Once deciphered a very interesting looking tool. Thanks for the heads up OP.
     
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    John be careful about doin tech stuff* when you been drinkin buddy

    *that includes getting on amazon
     
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    When I was gigging for a living, I’d change my strings 4-5 times a week if I had a lot of gigs. Otherwise, there was a greater chance of a broken string mid-set because I played too hard.

    I used a chuck on a drill, usually had 1 main tele and 3 backups at most gigs, sometimes had 2 acoustics in the vehicle as well because I’d have quick private gigs on the way to the long gig at weird places like power companies or law offices. I liked being prepared.

    A decade in I wasn’t breaking strings much anymore, but still used the drill.
     
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    I have one, and it’s my go-to restringing tool!
     
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    Yes I thought everyone had one of these and that I was late to the game.
     
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    Sometimes auto correct just isn't your friend! :(
     
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    I have a very useful form of auto correct too. It's called my brain.
    I use it to check my spelling and grammar before I post a comment. It works surprisingly well.
     
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    Well, good for you.

    John has contributed 25K posts to this forum. I'm more than happy to give him a break.
     
  16. studio1087

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    OK.....Guilty. Talk to text can be a real *****. I was trying to be clever. Have a swell day then.

    Sincere regards,

    John
     
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    just jokin man! :)
     
  18. studio1087

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    I thought so and I like you! I just had to reply. Peace Jupiter. Have a great day!
     
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    I haven't changed strings since 2007.
     
  20. Tonetele

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    I had one of those string tools but gave it to my son with a Danelectro, amp, Korg tuner. Now he doesn't even play. They are a good tool in that they even pull pins on acoustics. Wish I still had it.
     
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