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Old 01-31-2009, 03:27 PM
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Default What do you do with your old strings?

What do you do with your old strings? When I was in High School I used to stuff them into 2 liter soda bottles.

This thing is pretty heavy...

Guess the weight?

(most of the strings are smiths... there are a few sets that were on a jazz and p-bass)





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Old 02-02-2009, 12:25 PM
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Mine wind up on my basement floors or the trash. They get plenty of use before they get there though. I cycle my strings down the chain from most played bass to least.. My new 4 string sets of Smith compressors go on my Smith, then move to my ibanez, then my Lotus. My 5 string sets of Smith compressors go on my Brice 5 string fretless (I can't wait to retire this thing in favor of a Smith 5 string fretless) and then to my Dean Edge 5.
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Old 02-02-2009, 06:05 PM
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well that makes perfect sence!

when i was playing more, i used a set of string for a week, boiled the, used them for another week then they got stuffed in the bottle...

now a days, once they go dead i trash them...

luckly, i dont really sweat when i play so the strings stay fairly fresh
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I get dramatically more life out of mine.. I change strings about once every 6 months or so. I've gone a year before they were dead enough to care.
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I get dramatically more life out of mine.. I change strings about once every 6 months or so. I've gone a year before they were dead enough to care.
crazy!

more power to ya then!

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Old 06-03-2009, 07:46 AM
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Guess the weight?

(most of the strings are smiths... there are a few sets that were on a jazz and p-bass)





Weight? hmmm, say, 10lbs?
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Old 06-11-2009, 09:42 PM
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Jason, are you going to let us in on the weight?
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Old 06-11-2009, 10:04 PM
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Ill be in miami the end of the month where they rest... Ill weigh them then... but I think its over 10 lbs...
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Drum roll..............as we await the answer.
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got into miami this morning... took a nap...

only have a bathroom scale, but its 5lbs on that scale...
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got into miami this morning... took a nap...

only have a bathroom scale, but its 5lbs on that scale...
5lbs? Wow, that sounds too light. Does that bathroom scale belong to a female?
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bhaha... yeah... its pretty old too...

i have to go to the post office tomorrow to mail something so ill try to bring it with me
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Good ole PO scales. Those should get it right.
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bhaha... yeah... its pretty old too...

i have to go to the post office tomorrow to mail something so ill try to bring it with me
And the PO scale says?
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Sorry I suck... I didnt bring it with me... Today is my last day here in Miami... I was here helping my mom out, (had some surgery, recovery stuff goin on)...
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No biggie. Another time.
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