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Re: string matainence

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Posted by Kerry on December 21, 1999 at 15:54:06:

In Reply to: string matainence posted by blair on December 18, 1999 at 09:56:58:

: Allright it's time to share your wisdom. How does everyone
: keep the sound of their strings fresh. So we don't have to
: keep replacing them every time they start to lose their tone.
: I take mine off and boil them and seems to do the trick (ala,
: Eddie Van Halen) Just wondering if anyone has any secrets to
: share an this!

I did the boiling thing for a long time, and like you it works, for a while.
The other option I found is that if you use as pure an alcohol as you can
find, probably from a pharmacy, and wipe your strings after playing, you
can achieve the same results for a while longer. Have fun.

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