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Old 04-18-2019, 09:34 AM
Willie Voltaire Willie Voltaire is offline
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Hello. I have a weissenborn guitar (acoustic lap steel) and I change tuning quite a lot especially from open d, dadgad and open d minor which means the 3rd string gets tuned differently quite a lot. The string breaks about every 2 weeks. Is there a way you wear your strings in so they last longer while changing tunings?

See where on the string it's breaking -- if it's at the nut or bridge, check for burrs there. A gentle filing or sanding of the offending slot might increase the lifespan your G strings.
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