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Make sure your strings last as long as possible without giving you trouble when you're playing — be the 20%.
On today's episode, we're unraveling the mysteries of guitar string changes, a crucial skill every guitarist needs in their toolkit! Whether you're a seasoned player or just starting out, this guide is going to be your go-to. I'll walk you through the essential tools you'll need, pinpoint the right time to change those strings, and of course, step-by-step instructions to get it done.
Busting myths is also on the agenda — I'll debunk the age-old myth that you can't take all the strings off at once. Spoiler alert: you totally can, with a few exceptions.
Plus, I'll be bringing you tales from my recent adventure at the Fretboard Summit in Chicago. Prepare to be dazzled by the incredible builders I encountered and the unforgettable experiences that made the event a highlight of my year.
Don't miss out on this treasure trove of insights and stories!
Big shoutout to everyone I met at the Summit and I look forward to seeing everyone there next year!
Also featured on this episode...
- Dream Guitars
- Noemi Guitars
- Stew Mac
- Collings Guitars
- Santa Cruz Guitar Co
01:09 - Tools & When to Change
03:20 - How to Change Guitar Strings
11:44 - Easy Trick for Bridge Pins
14:20 - What 80% of Guitarists MISS
16:34 - Which way to wind strings?
25:42 - Do THIS immediately after tuning
29:45 - Acoustic Guitar News pt. 1
31:58 - TAC Guitar Lick Challenge
41:00 - Acoustic Guitar News pt. 2