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Don't clip your string ends

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Maybe it's just a coincidence that they folded up like that. I hear handling a case in a rough way can do that [flapper]

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I was lazy once and left them long until I forgot about them and almost drove the string end into my eye. They get clipped off as soon as possible now. [biggrin]

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Maybe it's just a coincidence that they folded up like that. I hear handling a case in a rough way can do that [flapper]

I always keep a pair of needle nose pliers and a ghost in my case.

 

You never know what you'll end up with.

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I always cut my strings as soon as I tune it up.

 

Me too ... I don't understand the appeal of unclipped strings. Maybe it's a throw back to the days when strings were harder to get, and people wanted to conserve as much of the string as possible?

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Dub only has one arm so clipping the strings gets rather difficult.

 

He frets with his left foot. [flapper]

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PhilX did that with one of his guitars.

 

I was lazy once and left them long until I forgot about them and almost drove the string end into my eye. They get clipped off as soon as possible now. [biggrin]

 

I have actually poked myself in the eye with the string end. Also, I had a Gretsch at one point and one of the string ends put a big scratch on the headstock face. They've been getting clipped as soon as they go on since then.

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That means I have to get me a 7 string? Dang, thanks a lot...

 

Well you're better off than me. I'd have to switch to bass!

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I too have stabbed myself accidentally a few time's with string ends and I always trim them as soon as I make sure I have strung the right string on the right peg.

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What could feel better than an unclipped high E string getting rammed deep under my finger nail, usually on my little finger.Oh yea I clip them, plus it looks neater.

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Not having your string ends clipped is like not having your nose hairs clipped or groomed. Some guys don't care, but that's why I carry tweezers with me so I can pull them from their nose. They don't like me doing that, but I quickly tell them, "groom those things then!". I roll like that...

 

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