Re: a string myth for you all
- From: Ty Ford <tyreeford@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 14:43:07 -0400
On Sun, 15 Aug 2010 12:59:32 -0400, Steve Hawkins wrote
(in article <Xns9DD565A3D47A9stephenhawkins5front@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>):
Ed Lowenstein <elowenstein111@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in news:cc2635e6-5023-402b-
The boiling in water and ammonia sounds interesting. I wonder if thet
would burn all the fuzz off my Elixirs???
Right now I think my McCollum sounds the best with JP's one day after
restringing. The problem is that after 8 hours of playing or so they
sound deader than Elixirs would after the same playing time.
You have the dreaded toxic finger syndrome methinks. I once let a friend
play my guitar after restringing and he left wet tracks on the fingerboard.
The strings sounded like rubber bands. I've run into other people with the
same thing to the point where I no longer let people play my guitar before
The boiling trick is one used by a lot Bass players when they are short of
Right. The boiling..in just water..removes the accumulated finger goo. I've
never done it, but know folks who have.
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